Monday 25th of January 2021
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Horse vs Car: McLaren racing driver races England Polo player over 50m

Chestertons Polo in the Park teamed up with McLaren racing driver, Euan Hankey, and England Polo player, George Meyrick, to test which ‘engine’ is quicker over 50m; a one horsepower Polo pony or a McLaren Sports Series 570S.


The sports stars took to the famous Top Gear track at Dunsfold to battle it out and claim the horsepower bragging rights (as well as a magnum of Champagne Lanson to celebrate). To add to the challenge, we included a tricky hair pin turn at half-way, so control and acceleration, key features in a Polo match, were crucial.

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