Last year's Goodwood Festival of Speed saw the debut of the McLaren P1 LM, a track-only P1 GTR made road legal by British racing firm Lanzante Motorsports. At its premiere, the P1 LM, driven by Indy 500 Champ Kenny Bräck, was the fastest street-legal car in Festival of Speed history. Now, Lanzante Motorsports boss Dean Lanzante is making good on his promise to bring the P1 LM to the Nurburgring for testing—and they might just go for a lap record while they're there.
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In this brief video from , we see Bräck behind the wheel of the Goodwood-record-setting P1 LM prototype, and it doesn't look like he's taking it easy. If Bräck isn't going for an overall record here, he doesn't make it seem that way.
Last year, Dean Lanzante said his firm would attempt a Nurburgring record if the conditions were right, noting that Bräck is the "right man for the job." With only six P1 LMs set to be built, including this one, Lanzante understandably doesn't want to risk losing a car. Lanzante Motorsports, which is independent from McLaren Automotive, doesn't have as much of a budget for Nurburgring testing as a major automaker, making this record attempt a bare bones affair.
That said, the P1 LM is basically a street-legal, 986-hp P1 GTR, so it definitely stands a shot at dethroning the Lamborghini Huaracan Performante, especially with Bräck behind the wheel. And hey, the conditions do look awfully nice in this clip.