We es­ti­mate that it’s in­jected roughly $40 mil­lion into the lo­cal econ­omy

NZ Performance Car - - Ian Baker Interview -

Any of those top guys would jump at a drive, I can as­sure you of that. Even Shane Van Gis­ber­gen, when he was driv­ing Mur­ray’s car [MCA Ham­mer­head], said it’s one of the most ex­cit­ing things he has ever driven, even more so than a McLaren GT3 around, say, Nür­bur­gring. He said in any of that type of thing I have some­one in my ear telling me to pre­serve the tyres, save fuel, or slow down, whereas this is just turn ev­ery­thing up to 11, and just go for it. Pro driv­ers just don’t get to do that, even in qual­i­fy­ing they are al­ways sav­ing some­thing, so this is prob­a­bly the rawest form of rac­ing on the planet. Ex­actly.

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