James Glickenhaus is fun because instead of just collecting cool old road-legal race cars, he decided to start making some of his own. Now he’s gone from a Miles Davis-rescuing movie producer to an official government-approved manufacturer, and he just priced his Nordschleife-conquering SCG003 at a cool $2 million.
The roadgoing version of the Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus SCG003C race car is here! Kind of. But it’s already claimed to pull 2G’s in a corner.
Two weeks ago, Jim Glickenhaus sent us a note whose brevity belied the massive news it conveyed:
What happens when you take a Ferrari 430 Scuderia and build from it the most badass-looking endurance racing car on the planet? You get the P4/5C.
James Glickenhaus is turning his garage of dream cars into an auction house tomorrow night, selling off trips to join him and his team testing their one-off Ferrari P4/5 for the 24 Hours of Nürburgring race. We want to go to there.
The golf courses surrounding Pebble Beach flood with Bentleys and Jaguars and exotic Italian cars every August, but there's only one Baja racer driven by Steve McQueen. And thanks to new owner James Glickenhaus, it's been upgraded to 100% street legal.
If you'll recall, Jim Glickenhaus's Ferrari P4/5 Competizione made its racing debut at this the Nürburgring 24 hour earlier this year. Since then, we've seen a few video clips, but this long-form video wrap of the event contains some never-before-seen racing footage. Jim, you've done it again.
The 24 Hours of Nürburgring starts Saturday afternoon (sauerkraut time) and with the waving of the green flag comes with it the hopes of many Americans cheering on the P4/5 Competizione. Here's what the 'Ring looked like this morning.
The Ferrari P4/5 Competizione privateer racing team spent the weekend practicing for its debut at this year's 24 Hours of Nürbrugring. Everyone there had a camera. Everyone took photos/video of it. Here's the best of.
The latest video from the P4/5 Competizione marketing project reveals the racer's creator Jim Glickenhaus has two new obsessions to go with his car fetish: Matt Hardigree and juice in a bag.
We showed you the first photographs of Jim Glickenhaus's one-off P4/5 on the track Friday. Now we have video. Watch, listen and drool as the Ferrari-based P4/5 makes a few laps. (Hat tip to Jim and horspowr1001!)
Jim Glickenhaus' amazing one-off Ferrari P4/5 Competizione's finally complete, on the track, and better looking than we could have ever imagined. And we spent a lot of time imagining it. First photos and test report below.