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Very expensive but if I won the PowerBall I think I would pick this up! It is even in my favorite color and spits fire out the back for tailgaters! I love the sound of the bypass valves when the driver lets off of the gas. Sweet music to my ears!
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Yi. Probably not a blister. Since the front right appears to have the same sort of damage Id say he locked it up for a very long ways. It looks like a volcano. You can see 4 or 5 layers deep of the tire and the layers are just flayed back. Have to be a hell of a long lockup to grind away the tires that deeply.
It sure did melt those tires,must have locked up for quite some distance.
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The P1 is a very impressive machine. I know why the vent is across the back and that it is very functional, but it looks like someone stole the taillights! I kept doing a double take while watching Top Gear on Monday when they showed the back of the car.

I liked the video just to learn more about the car, but that media guy has to go! Did anyone notice it's not him drifting the car around? Look at the video at 25:40. That's not him driving.
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Yeah that car employs crazy aero dynamics, hydraulic suspension and that hybrid system that gives power for when the turbo's are lagging. Awesome machine and I wish I could drive it like those guys!

That top gear was cool and Clarkston liked the P1 a lot!

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The thing I forgot to do today, oh well let's see if it rolls over for more cash!

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The P1 is awesome but I'll take the LaFerrari. Its better looking, a 12 cylinder instead of 8 and does pretty much all the same things as the McLaren. And did it first.

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The P1 is awesome but I'll take the LaFerrari. Its better looking, a 12 cylinder instead of 8 and does pretty much all the same things as the McLaren. And did it first.
It's only talk. :-)
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It's only talk. :-)
lol Yi. Did that come across as if Im offended or something?

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lol Yi. Did that come across as if Im offended or something?
You'll find out soon enough. cool.gif
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lol Yi. Did that come across as if Im offended or something?



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The La Ferrari is pretty bad ass, but I think Ferrari needs to hire the guy from Lambo to come up with the names of their cars. La Ferrari is pretty fruity sounding.
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The La Ferrari is pretty bad ass, but I think Ferrari needs to hire the guy from Lambo to come up with the names of their cars. La Ferrari is pretty fruity sounding.
For sure. When I first heard it I thought it was a joke.

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I agree with the LaFerrari name sounding strange as well. I cannot wait to see what the car can do, but isn't the car going to be priced close to that Lambo Veneno car? If so the P1 is a 'bargain' lol!

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Sounds like a damn restaurant or something.
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Sounds like a damn restaurant or something.
A French/Italian fusion one at that!
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I agree with the LaFerrari name sounding strange as well. I cannot wait to see what the car can do, but isn't the car going to be priced close to that Lambo Veneno car? If so the P1 is a 'bargain' lol!
No. Last I heard the Ferrari was cheaper. This was before it went into production but I think I remember it being $875,000.

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No. Last I heard the Ferrari was cheaper. This was before it went into production but I think I remember it being $875,000.

That should be just enough to pay for about 12 hours of their F1 season.
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So kinda like when the Enzo came about and there will be a markup that will be about a cool million.

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So kinda like when the Enzo came about and there will be a markup that will be about a cool million.


They should call all their flagship cars Enzo and just have a number or letter designation. Or maybe not. "Enzo" is just about the coolest name for a car ever though.
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I dont think MSRP means much for cars like that. Nice thing though is its an investment. Ferraris anyway are worth more as they get older. The old McLaren F1s are worth more now than ever.

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Great video, thanx.cool.gif

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Very expensive but if I won the PowerBall I think I would pick this up! It is even in my favorite color and spits fire out the back for tailgaters! I love the sound of the bypass valves when the driver lets off of the gas. Sweet music to my ears!
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La Ferrari is pretty fruity sounding.
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. "Enzo" is just about the coolest name for a car ever though.
True.
I think the Veneno is pretty good too.

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Well, some lucky person out in San Jose CA won the Powerball yesterday!

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Well, some lucky person out in San Jose CA won the Powerball yesterday!

Crap. Now I have to cancel my GT3 order….again. :-)
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Crap. Now I have to cancel my GT3 order….again. :-)

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Testing from Bahrain:


McLaren rookie Kevin Magnussen put in a blistering 1:34.910 to set the pace by 1.5s on the second day of testing at the Sakhir circuit.

While his rivals were lapping in the 1:36s or higher, Magnussen ventured out in the final hour of play to clock a 1:35.4, putting him top of the pile.

He then headed back into the pits before returning to the track for another short run in which he posted a 1:34.910.

That time stood as the one to beat but none of his rivals were able to.

Nico Hulkenberg, Wednesday's pace-setter, settled for second place, 1.535s down while Ferrari of Fernando Alonso was third.

The double World Champion had led the way at midday with a 1:37.700 and did not improve on that for much of the afternoon as Ferrari focused on longer runs.

However, in the final 25 minutes he came through with a 1:36.932 to jump up to third.

Nico Rosberg was fourth quickest on a day that was a bit stop/start for Mercedes as the German brought out the red flags on two separate occasions.

The first was just five minutes into the morning's session while the second was just before midday.

Valtteri Bottas finished Thursday's action in fifth place with Caterham's Kamui Kobayashi making a big improvement in the final five minutes to climb from 10th to sixth. He was, however, still 4.945s down.

Seventh place went to Sebastian Vettel but he won't be too worried because he at least managed to do some laps. He completed 59 laps.

It was Vettel and Red Bull's best day of the pre-season, completing more laps than the team did on all five of the previous days combined.

Vettel's best time was a 1:40.340, which was a massive 5.430s down but at least he was putting in the laps.

Jean-Eric Vergne, another to cause a stoppage, was eighth fastest ahead of Esteban Gutierrez, who also broke down on track.

Romain Grosjean was tenth in the new Lotus E22 while Max Chilton, who had a fuel system problem, completed the timesheets for Day Two.

Times
01 Kevin Magnussen McLaren-Mercedes 1:34.910 46 laps
02 Nico Hulkenberg Force India-Mercedes 1:36.445 +1.535 59 laps
03 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 1:36.516 +1.606 97 laps
04 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1:36.965 +2.055 85 laps
05 Valtteri Bottas Williams-Mercedes 1:37.328 +2.418 116 laps
06 Kamui Kobayashi Caterham-Renault 1:39.855 +4.945 66 laps
07 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault 1:40.340 +5.430 59 laps
08 Jean-Eric Vergne Toro Rosso-Renault 1:40.609 +5.699 58 laps
09 Esteban Gutierrez Sauber-Ferrari 1:40.717 +5.807 55 laps
10 Romain Grosjean Lotus-Renault 1:41.670 +6.760 18 laps
11 Max Chilton Marussia-Ferrari 1:42.511 +7.601 17 laps

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Everybodys expecting Magnussen to be tough.

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Not good…but at least no GT3 owners got hurt or injured.


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