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"This could be the fastest 911 ever - if McLaren allowed anyone to drive it"

what a waste of money and effort then.
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I can say that at 550+ hp in my narrow body 911, it is so tame, it's boring.
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Even at ~ 300HP in stock form, last time I heard, these cars have the reputation as widow-makers.
That only applies to people that don't know how to operate the throttle and/or brakes.
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Do you guys think it's as fast as a ROW 930?
Ha - too funny!
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That only applies to people that don't know how to operate the throttle and/or brakes.

If you make your living as a professional race car driver...than that statement is valid.

My guess is not a single person with an over-boosted 930 on the road here on this forum drives professionally, as in a sponsored IMSA, NASCAR or FIA-WEC driver. Having more money than God, and being able to buy a Lear Jet doesn't mean your Top-Gun material.

I imagine one could appeal to Ron Dennis of McLaren as to the reasons why they are the "chosen" one to drive this one-off Porsche. Hit him up via e-mail or write him in the UK...love to hear his response.
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You have to be a professional race car driver to drive a 1,000hp car? There are 16 yr olds with that much power in the Asian car scene with cars never designed for racing.
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^^^ What Tilikum is missing, as always and among many other things, is that apparently unlike him, there are many of us non-pros who can drive a powerful car with discipline and discretion.
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Yeah, just thought it was funny that someone would drive a car and go, "oh crap, that's too quick. Better never drive it again".

Me, I'd be flogging that thing like a virgin holding a no limit credit card at the Bunny Ranch.
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If you make your living as a professional race car driver...than that statement is valid.
Now that's just silly. One does not have to be a professional racer to operate a stock 930, or any other road-going car for that matter, in a manner that keeps it from becoming a "widow maker". How about exercising some common sense, and learning, and then respecting accordingly, what effect the throttle and brakes have on the car's behavior?

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Yeah, just thought it was funny that someone would drive a car and go, "oh crap, that's too quick. Better never drive it again".

Me, I'd be flogging that thing like a virgin holding a no limit credit card at the Bunny Ranch.
Ha ha - hilarious!
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^^^ I tried. Even a blind squirrel finds a nut every now and then.
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If you make your living as a professional race car driver...then that statement is valid.
fixed it for you....


Now to address your false statement. I am guessing that you have no insight about professional auto racing. I worked over a decade in it, between NASCAR, IMSA and SCCA Pro.

I can tell you that 90% of your pro drivers got to where they are because they were well off. They paid their way with daddy's or their own money for many years before becoming "pros".

As the age old saying goes, if you want to make a small fortune in auto racing, start with a large one.

I am willing to bet some of your local PCA club racers that hustle around 30 year old technology race cars faster than (see how I did that ) some of the GT cars are quite qualified to make educated comments on the subject.
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^^^ What Tilikum is missing, as always and among many other things, is that apparently unlike him, there are many of us non-pros who can drive a powerful car with discipline and discretion.
agreed. 300hp? pff my SC has that much! you don't have to use 1000hp all the time..
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With that engine...having much more engine than chassis would also be dangerous at best.

My guess after the initial first drives, it was simply parked out of fear(short of Senna or Prost) someone would become toast very quickly.
Yeah, right....

I have yet to see so narrow-minded douche like you, are you one of those guys who needs a manual for using fork?
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I'd say this handles better than the TAG 930.
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Could I handle a 1000 HP 930? I don't know, I've never driven one. I haven't crashed my 400 HP 930 yet. I have had some spectacular 'offs' with my 911 race cars over the years however - this is what happens with experience (and how you get experience).

Am I a pro driver? No.

I do have a current SCCA regional Road Race License, I have raced at Laguna Seca, Watkins Glen, Daytona (Roval), The Ridge, Spokane, Race City, Stratotech and I'm still alive. I've been a chief instructor for the local PCA chapter before and am still a PCA instructor.

Do you need to be a pro to go racing on a famous race track? Nope, this just costs money.

Do you need to be a pro to race a 1000 HP race car? Nope, this can be arranged for the right amount of money.

More HP doesn't mean you will win a given race - this comes down to talent, luck, pit strategy, car setup, the rest of the team pulling in the same direction. HP is just one factor.
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