Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason wrecks his multi-million dollar McLaren

Nick Mcbride
March 21, 2017

The 1996 McLaren F1 GTR he crashed is capable of reaching speeds as high as 240 miles per hour.

The auto is valued somewhere around $3.5 million and before his lap, Mason said he was thrilled to put the gem on display.

(Radio.com) Former Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason wrecked his McLaren F1 GTR race car over the weekend when he took the vehicle out for drive and video of the accident has been posted online.

Mason is reported to have emerged from the battered vehicle fine and uninjured after the parade lap crash, but it is said that "serious damage" was done to the auto.

Nonetheless, with F1 values in the stratosphere, we have high hopes that the right amount of time and money will see Mason's GTR - one of 28 built and road-legal - coming back to life, though the thought of the sums of money involved nearly gives us brain damage. "These cars all used carbon fiber monocoque chassis and BMW-sourced V-12 engines that put out 600 or more horsepower".

The event had to be halted, though, and fortunately, the drummer appeared to be unhurt.

Asked about the possibility of a Glastonbury reunion, Waters reportedly said to Mason: "The last I heard, David retired".

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