My McLaren Senna at the Nürburgring, what an insane experience! I’m back on the Ring, this time with the ultimate Shmeemobile to put the foot down for some laps and soak up the madness of the experience. It’s a different level of performance, and an incredible place to drive, I’m still trying to process it all!
For the first time, I’ve finally been able to bring McLaren Senna over from the UK with my AMG G63 in a trailer that I rented from Barwell Trailers. This had been the plan from over a year ago when I ordered the G63 and gave it the Topaz Skin to match the spec of the Senna, but finally after many delays with the Senna incident, winter and the virus, it’s time for an epic adventure.
The first stop is of course returning to the Nürburgring Nordschleife, having recently completed many laps between my SLS Black Series, AMG GT R Pro, Ford GT, and also driving a modified Supra, modified M2 CS and Robert Mitchell’s 488 Pista. This time out though, it’s with a big-gun, the McLaren Senna, one of the most ultimate in road-legal track cars and one that’s right at home for the famous loop in the Eifel Mountains.
My first Senna outing at the Ring came last year, however it’s safe to say that with the recent laps under my belt, I now have a much better idea of which way things go and where to use some of the performance. To make things even better, the Touristenfahrten session even offers the full N24 loop including both the Grand-Prix Strecke and Nordschleife connected together, quite a rare opportunity for a longer driver.
Of course, the Senna does not disappoint, it offers blistering performance, immense acceleration, and brutal grip at any point. With the public toll road rules and a busy piece of tarmac it’s not a flat out race or timed lap as it’s TF, but an opportunity to experience and get a feel for what it offers, and my word that’s a lot!
Thanks for watching, Tim