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Thread: McLaren P1 GTR: close call @ the corkscrew

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    Default McLaren P1 GTR: close call @ the corkscrew

    P1 pucker time:

    "During a private track day at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, one of the factory-owned McLaren P1 GTRs nearly crashed into a concrete barrier at the infamous corkscrew. The car was driven by a professional driver who was reportedly trying to set a lap time for owners to try to match or beat."

    McLaren P1 GTR Spins Out, Nearly Crashes at Laguna Seca - Motor Trend

    http://www.motortrend.com/news/mclar...t-laguna-seca/
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    At least he put two feet in.

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    I have seen two (2) cars destroyed under the same circumstances there. Both kept spinning and hit the wall on the drivers side. A brand new M3 and a very nice Corvette. This guy dodged a bullet!

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    That P1 GTR is currently pitted next to my ND at Thermal Motorsports Park.
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    Quote Originally Posted by emilio700 View Post
    That P1 GTR is currently pitted next to my ND at Thermal Motorsports Park.
    How did you get into thermal? Someone throw you an invite? Or are they doing public days now?

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    Invite. Some media saying that someone needed a car for.
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    Can you share more pics? lol
    Do you understand?

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    Maybe someone that is linked to my Facebook can post the pictures. Apparently the files are too large on my phone and I can't upload them from where I'm at.
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    Quote Originally Posted by emilio700 View Post
    That P1 GTR is currently pitted next to my ND at Thermal Motorsports Park.
    Tell him to find a new spot. I'd hate to see your ND get a door ding or something.
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    Somehow this same article pops up in my Google News feed. A P1 GTR that "nearly crashed" is "news?"

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    At Thermal today



    This one was on track

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    Broke down? That was fast.

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