Yesterday, my buddy and I decided to head down to Scotts Valley in California to visit the Canepa Motorsports Museum hoping to just see a Rothman's Porsche 962c. Little did we know, there was an even more extensive collection of Porsches than we had expected (and one article of $kaybait, a 288 GTO and two 959s in the showroom below the museum). These are what I was able to take pictures of.
For those who don't know, the Canepa Motorsports Museum is nestled in Scott's Valley off highway 17 in California right before Santa Cruz. It is host to not only the museum but also the restoration and sales showroom.
Sorry about the focus and quality. I only had a phone and my body was too aroused, excited and overwhelmed to contain itself. I'm not ashamed to admit, I almost dragoned the Tyrrell six wheeler and Rothmans 962c. While admiring the Tyrrell, I also spotted some interesting features about it. If you look closely at the close up of the front, you can see the black front splitter is actually made of wood. At the back, you can see the brakes are mounted towards the centerline of the car instead of inside the wheel where one would expect the brakes to be. There also appears to be a starter motor within the car as well. That makes me wonder if the omission of a starter motor is a fairly recent thing?