McLaren Senna (P15) lap time at Hockenheim GP

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McLaren Senna (P15) finished a lap of Hockenheim GP in 1 minute and 40.8 seconds.

Track Hockenheim GP
Type flying start
Vehicle McLaren Senna (P15)
Power / weight 800 ps / 1374 kg
Driver Christian Gebhardt
Time 1:40.789
Peak speed 285 kph (177 mph)
Average speed 163 kph (102 mph)
Submitted 17.12.2019 by fakekillerfour
Source Sport Auto magazine (Germany)
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Reference:   Image of source Sport Auto - 1/2020

Haas VF-161:16.09-24.7
Renault RS161:16.72-24.1
Manor MRT051:16.72-24.1
Sauber C351:17.12-23.7
McLaren Senna (P15)1:40.79
McLaren 720S1:45.50+4.7
Ferrari 488 Pista1:45.90+5.1
Aventador SVJ1:47.30+6.5
Porsche 911 Turbo S1:47.80+7.0
McLaren Senna (P15)285 kph
McLaren 720S281-4.0
Ferrari 488 Pista278-7.0
Aventador SVJ276-9.0
Porsche 911 Turbo S271-14.0
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SpeedKing  8m ago

I reckon the Senna lap of 1:40.79 at Hockenheim is dodgy as fcuk. When one compares Gebhardt's lap to Duncan Tappy's the speed comparisons at 4 different points are way too big. Here are the 4 examples in km/h at the same point on the track with both cars using GPS speedo figures.

Tappy-230 Gebhardt-239
Tappy-169 Gebhardt-175
Tappy-265 Gebhardt-277
Tappy-136 Gebhardt-149

Tappy is generally faster than Gebhardt and there's no way he's gonna be 3.6 sec slower that Gebhardt in the same car at Hockenheim. Gebhardt's Senna was definitely producing more power than Tappy's. More dodgy bullshit from Sport Auto

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FastestLaps  10m ago

Added top speed - fastest speed ever also.

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dr. cosimo  10m ago

it's so funny when you hear an idiot mention the lexsux lfailed in a mclaren vs ferrari subject

hot, sexy and focused


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SpeedKing  10m ago

Let's compare the Senna vs Pista at Magny Cours which has basically the same average lap speed to Hockenheim. The Senna did 1:42.99 vs Pista 1:44.90 so a 1.9 sec difference which is realistic. Senna was on TrofeoR's whereas Pista was on Cup2R's, driver was Romain Monti for both cars. I don't know how much faster the Cup2R's are over the TrofeoR's per lap but i guess it's less than 1 sec? The point is that the Senna should not be any more than 2-3 sec faster than the Pista on most tracks which is why this lap time is unbelievable...

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benni275  10m ago

And finally proof that Gebhardt is not only quick in Porsches! (Shitstorm go...) Yes, maybe McLaren also sends cars to tests sometimes that are quicker than customer cars (Ferrari, Porsche discussion), but still... If it is in the 1:40s thats insanely quick no matter how hard it was tuned... And yes, I'm also aware of the famous grain of salt, but even after having it for a good reason, it is still impressive.

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benni275  10m ago

That's really a mindblowing time. The time the Senna had before (1:44,4 by Duncan Tappy) was good but something that could be expected. This is just another dimension, showing the true potential of this beast. But the rear wing is still ugly... XD

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lafars  10m ago

can't wait until we get to see what the Valkyrie is capable of

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Cocobe  10m ago

Now that’s a proper effort in the car. This car should be faster absolutely everywhere around the track than anything else. That’s about 2 seconds slower than a pole position gt3 car and matching some of the slower qualifiers. I guess this track there’s less fast corners like Silverstone where aero and balance make a much bigger difference


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kaden patton 12h 

that is a smexy car

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FastestLaps 16h 

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