Of course, Sir Jackie did sit in a car just like this. And he won in it, at two of the era's most dangerous and daunting circuits in North America. This particular car went on to be raced by a few other drivers, and ultimately had a successful run in vintage racing.
Aaron Miller is the Rides editor for Supercompressor. He would be overjoyed, horrified, and overcome with adrenaline if someone let him take a few laps in any Can-Am racer.