Razor-sharp precision, pitch-perfect throttle control and a splash of good old-fashioned bravery culminated in a Shootout-winning run of 45.01 seconds. It’s the haunch view that gets us, where we have a perfect angle of the side mirrors kissing the hay bales. The speed he was going, we’re surprised they didn’t set them alight.
“Winning the Timed Shootout Final was the perfect end to an excellent 2021 Festival of Speed for McLaren. Rob Bell drove magnificently, showcasing the outstanding capabilities of the 720S GT3X to great effect in mastering the challenging Goodwood Hill”, Mike Flewitt, CEO, McLaren Automotive.
Designed and developed in-house by the motorsport arm of McLaren Automotive, McLaren Customer Racing, the 720S GT3X is for track use only. Weighing just 1,210kg and powered by a hand-built 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged engine producing 720PS – with an extra 30PS available via a ‘push-to-pass’ system – it is not restricted by racing regulations and has a power-to-weight ratio of 620PS*-per-tonne.
The 720S GT3X can be ordered through 11 official McLaren Motorsport Retailers worldwide.
Source: Goodwood / Ethan Jupp / McLaren Automotive