Alonso drives the ex-Senna McLaren MP4/4

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As part of a TAG Heuer advertisement the watch company managed to persuade McLaren to put Alonso in Ayrton Senna’s championship-winning MP4/4 from 1988.

With Honda power the Brazilian won eight of that season’s 16 races (team-mate Alain Prost won seven) and, famously, he qualified at Monaco 1.427 seconds ahead of anyone else. In short, it’s a pretty awesome machine…

TAG Heuer video

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RfCeAjAR-_s[/youtube]

Tracking shots lap

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4E1K6STJwus[/youtube]

Alonso tells Button what it was like on track

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mt-QOtOeQk0[/youtube]

 

 

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