The brutal elegance of classic Formula One

The Montreal circuit is so wet for this lap, it looks as if 34-year-old Patrick Depailler is driving his 1978 Tyrrel on some giant mirror. The countersteering required for driving in this weather is immense. » 11/11/11 1:00pm 11/11/11 1:00pm

Oddball F1 Car of Yesteryear: Tyrrell P34 in Monaco

Yes kids, there was a time in Formula One racing when engineers did whatever the hell they wanted — within a loose interpretation of reason — in the quest to find the best combo of speed and aerodynamics in an increasingly safety-conscious environment. That attitude led to the six-wheeled Tyrrell P34, a constant… » 1/31/07 11:02am 1/31/07 11:02am