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McLaren car on epic trip crashes in NZ

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 3/12/2016

<span style="font-size:13px;">McLaren cars from around the world are currently being driven around New Zealand on the Epic New Zealand Tour in a tribute to the late Bruce McLaren</span> © Andrew Waite/ Twitter McLaren cars from around the world are currently being driven around New Zealand on the Epic New Zealand Tour in a tribute to the late Bruce McLaren One of the world's fastest cars, a McLaren Formula One racer, has crashed near Queenstown.

The car veered off Glenorchy-Queenstown Road on Saturday, with the driver suffering minor injuries, police say.

The car is a 1994 McLaren F, capable of almost 400km/h and is said to be worth about $20 million, the Otago Daily Times reports.

McLaren cars from around the world are currently being driven around New Zealand on the Epic New Zealand Tour in a tribute to the late Bruce McLaren, a New Zealander.

The event, organised by McLaren, involves a convoy of 31 cars, which media have estimated are worth $45 million in total.

McLaren's daughter Amanda is on the trip, as well as F1 racing star Ayrton Senna's nephew Bruno Senna and five-time winner of the Le Mans 24 Hour Race Derek Bell, according to media reports.

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