is the newly painted Panoz before she leaves the shop.
Please note the 15mm cannons on the front! They are also in the side pods.
only did the car get a facelift, so did the pit cart.
a one week restoration she sure looks like an American Beauty.
is the logo that was used in World War II on the B-17. We recreated
the logo with a few changes, such as adding a few bombs to drop
on Bin Laden.
car is going through tech with out incident.
hopped in the car for the first practice in the B-17 look alike.
owner, Wayne Jackson, is getting in the cockpit with the help
is making sure that Wayne is all strapped in and ready to go.
Block is now in the car about to take his very first spin in
a hard day of practice the car is coming in for some adjustments.
On loan from Panoz, Sirish Vissa, became a major asset to our
team. Thank you!!
two of practice and Gunnar is ready to dominate the road.
you can see that there are many things involved in a driver
change, such as the exchanging of seats.
plugs Chad in and he is ready to run the rest of practice, or
at least until he runs out of gas.
seemed only fitting to have an all American driving team.
other tricks could Kevin Jeannette possibly have up his sleeve?
Can you believe this a B-17 bomber? Kevin you have outdone yourself.
crew of the B-17 bomber including the Panoz drivers. Gunnar
was behind the controls during the flight to Sebring and during
the fly over the raceway.
left to right: Wayne, Kevin, Gunnar, Chad, Danny, Tyson, Andy,
Eli, Ike, Mark S., Martin, Mark B., and Jack. Thanks to all
of our guys who put in countless hours, you did great job!
Jackson and his son Nicholas get in the B-17 and wave at the
it is our secret weapon, we installed machine guns to ward off
the race the B-17 did one last fly by. Six hours and fifteen
minutes into the race we had to call it quits. The carbon roters
were coming apart and the hardware was not holding up. We had
continuous brake problems and for safety reasons we decided
there was no need to continue.