McLaren and Forza Motorsport 5 giving chance to ride shotgun on a P1 at Goodwood

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Text: Team / Photos: McLaren Press | posted June 14, 2013 11:33

Rare opportunity to ride on the passenger seat of McLaren's latest flagship supercar

The global dynamic debut of the new McLaren P1 coming up at the Goodwood Festival of Speed next month. McLaren Automotive has teamed up once again with Forza Motorsport 5 to offer one of the best seats of the summer at the 2013 Festival of Speed: the passenger seat of the P1 at the world famous event. McLaren’s latest supercar will be making its virtual world debut on the 5th installment of the Xbox-based racing game.

The contest is based on a Facebook App where participants ‘Like’ the McLaren page and place a location pin to ‘guess the location of the grid in the Forza Motorsport 5 launch video’. One lucky winner will be given the chance to experience the famous Goodwood Hill course, and be part of the McLaren 50th anniversary celebrations as a passenger in the McLaren P1.  The second prize winner will be given a tour of the McLaren Technology Centre with a friend. Third place gets a McLaren Premium Gift Pack.

“This is an exciting time for both McLaren and Microsoft, with both brands launching true game-changers on to the market in the shape of the McLaren P1 and Forza Motorsport 5 on the Xbox One. We share key values, employ cutting-edge technologies and both strive to innovate through groundbreaking methods. The McLaren P1 is the culmination of 50 years of race-winning technology and expertise, and is the perfect fit as the ‘hero’ for the latest edition of the highest-rated racing franchise of the past 10 years,” said Greg Levine, Sales and Marketing Director of McLaren Automotive.

McLaren’s new flagship supercar is currently in the final development stages, as the automaker prepares for deliveries later this year, it will be limited to only 375 examples. Few therefore will ever have the opportunity to experience the mid-mounted 916 PS hybrid 3.8-liter twin-turbo V8. The global dynamic debut of the car will form part of the brand’s 50th anniversary celebrations, making this a truly unique opportunity to be part of the heritage of McLaren.

Visit to be in with a chance winning the ride of a lifetime in the groundbreaking McLaren P1™, and to be part of the 50th anniversary celebrations with McLaren.