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Video: Firing up the ’91 McLaren F1 MP4/6

Submitted by on February 25, 2014

Screen Shot 2014-02-24 at 9.53.25 amMemories of Senna flood back as McLaren fire up their championship-winning machine for the first time in over twenty years.

Screen Shot 2014-02-24 at 9.50.06 amIn 1991 Ayrton Senna took seven GP victories to win the Formula 1 World Championship whilst driving the McLaren MP4/6. In that year both he and team mate Gerhard Berger campaigned the chassis, which had been outfitted with Honda’s screaming 3.5L V12.Senna_1991_Belgium_01_PHCIn this video, McLaren fire up an example of the MP4/6 for the first time in more than 20 years. Time has not robbed the V12 engine of it’s bark by even the slightest fraction.

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