Fittipaldi's Lotus—oops, JPS—won the 1972 Spanish Grand Prix on a flat tire, the very one displayed here.
Photo: Pete Lyons / www.petelyons.com
When I were but a lad, my notion of a perfect Saturday was to walk down to the train station in our suburban village and ride the half hour into New York City, where I would spend hours upon hours wandering the marvel-strewn halls of the American Museum of Natural History. Often I’d finish up a glorious day by taking in a performance at the adjoining Hayden Planetarium.
At the time, I remember thinking it would be fascinating to become a museum curator. I went other ways, but I do still love museums.
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