Car Crash: $2 Million McLaren F1 Supercar Suddenly Flames on Road in California [+video]

3 06 2009

It happened on June 1, 2009, near Airport Boulevard in Santa Rosa, California, when the owner took out his McLaren F1 after six months of storage and an onlooker alerted the owner to smoke coming from the engine bay. The fire spread quickly and consumed the carbon fiber body work and the 627HP 6.1-liter BMW V12 with horrifying efficiency. You lure over to take the looks and the next thing you know, the car is up in flames.

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Reporter in the video below explained that the McLaren F1, which appeal an estimated $2 million but was allegedly insured for $3 million, was an undamaged passing.

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Wow, fantastic seven-seater F1 GP Limo

19 01 2009

With a handful of the teams stodgy the F1 grid for the impending flavor – counting Ferrari and Toyota – having already unveiled their 2009-spec challengers, some have bemoaned the achieve the new regulations have had on the cars’ appearances. Nevertheless after looking at this monster, we have no question those fears will cursorily wane in its shadow. And pretty a shadow it casts: you’re looking at what its creators call the GP Limo.

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Develop a fantastic prix-style contest car, only instead of a solo-seater, why not give it space for seven: driver good six traverse-alongs. There have been efforts in the preceding to fashion bike or 1+2 versions of F1 framework, but this is pleasing it to the next demolish, approaching the look of a theme square attraction. Stretching the wheelbase to such a point spring to wreak havoc on it’s handling, but its creators are targeting the Bugatti Veyron’s 250-mph top rate.

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Hamilton Will Receive $4m McLaren F1 LM for 2008 Title

28 03 2008

News: Lewis Hamilton will earn its 4 million US dollars in 2008 rewarded…
The young superstar Formula One driver who just finished the second year in the last championship was 2007, an additional incentive head of McLaren, Ron Dennis.

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If Hamilton home, the driver and constructor championships in 2008 for McLaren, Ron Dennis provides for an extremely rare McLaren F1 LM to the gifted young British driver.

Apparently Lewis first spotted in the McLaren F1 LM factory about 10 years ago, at the time when he would have been only 13. He quoted saying, “When I first went to McLaren, it was there, and I fell in love with it.”

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Hamilton Dominates Eventful Start to the F1 Season Down Under

17 03 2008

As the saying goes – Talk is cheap, and no amount of talk about the upcoming season could we prepared for a long afternoon in Melbourne, which saw Lewis Hamilton lead from start to finish to take the checkered flag BMW Sauber front of Nick Heidfeld and Williams’ Nico Rosberg. Like the young Brit stayed in front of the pack, it was behind him all the actions which saw only seven drivers finish the race.
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After a short career as a 18 race, Hamilton hailed his victory as “the best win yet”, which saw the safety car deployed 3 times. “Coming into a new season, turning a new page, we really wanted to get off on the right foot, “he said after the race.

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