Don Panoz Tag

By IMSA Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – When the command to start engines is given to the drivers at the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Motul Petit Le Mans on Saturday, Oct. 13, the person saying the most famous words in racing won’t be a famous person. And it’ll be exactly as the creator of Motul Petit Le Mans, the late Don Panoz, would have wanted it. As a tribute to Panoz, who passed away on Sept. 11 at the age of 83, Road Atlanta announced that this year’s grandRead More

Posted On January 31, 2016By Adam TateIn Breaking News

DeltaWing and the race that could have been

By Adam Tate, Managing Editor It began as a vision, a design for an entirely different series, an under powered, oddly shaped, overly hyped misfit. It’s team engulfed in legal issues, it’s engine changed, it’s series changed. It suffered failure after failure. It was punted off track by it’s rivals, it was laughed at and written off. But the team held the course, led by Don Panoz, they slowly evolved the aerodynamics, the chasis, the engine and finally the gearbox. Yesterday, Katherine Legge climbed behind the wheel of the much malignedRead More