The Mighty FORD MKIV: Undefeated Two races Two Victories (Paperback)
PHIL HENNYPhil was born in 1943, in the village of Montagny-pr s-d'Yverdon, situated in the French-speaking region of Switzerland. After an apprenticeship as a precision mechanic at the famous Bolex camera company, Phil's dream to be a race mechanic and a driver started in 1964 when converting Swiss driver Maurice Caillet's Jaguar E type to compete in the F.I.A. World Manufacturer Championship.In 1965, Phil toured Europe with French Formula One driver Bernard Collomb's Lotus 35, participating in the Formula 2 European Championship.In 1966, Phil was the chief mechanic for the legendary Swiss Racing Team, Scuderia Filipinetti, in charge of the Le Mans Ford's GT-40 program.Phil moved to Los Angeles in 1967. Employed by Carroll Shelby, he participated in the construction of the Ford MK-IV that won the24 Hours of Le Mans, driven by Dan Gurney and A.J. Foyt.In 1969, Phil was employed as a machinist at Bartz Engine Development in Van Nuys California and also worked on Al Bartz's classic car collection.In 1972, Phil started his own company, Drysumpsystems, Inc. supplying oiling systems to most of the NASCAR, CanAm, and Trans-Am competitors.Phil lives in Portland, Oregon www.philhenny.com MIKE TESKE 45 years of management/executive management experience in the Theme Park and Amusement industry. He was involved during the design, development and operation of four theme and two water parks located on the Walt Disney World Florida property, as well as Disneyland Paris, Walt Disney Studios Park Europe, Universal Studios Florida, Universal Islands of Adventure, Hard Rock Park in Dollywood in Tennessee. He has held management and executive management positions in the fields of park operations, maintenance, new product design engineering, sustaining engineering, production, installation coordination, project management.