For anyone who’s ever felt bored by an Formula One race, motorcycle sidecar racing is a happy alternative. As you can see, it isn’t bound by the strict rules of F1 that ban anything on the car not interacting with the air.
The "passenger" in a racing side-car shifts his body weight to aid the car around turns, including off the bike. Everyone who competes in side-car racing deserves a medal and a psychiatric examination. Photo Credit: Patrick Mayon @ Flickr
While walking the grounds of the 2008 Meadow Brook Concours D'Elegance, you'd have been excused if you mistook this next vehicle as nothing more than a shadow, or perhaps a garbage bag that had gotten away. What we have here is the creation of Swiss tinkerer Rudy Kurth, a machine dubbed the Cat III. Hand-built in…