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October 25, 1999 – Mr. Bean crashes a McLaren F1
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October 25, 1999 – Mr. Bean crashes a McLaren F1

You likely know British actor and comedian Rowan Atkinson better as Mr. Bean, the obnoxiously mute child stuck in an adult's body. Well, when not cruising around in an Citron Green Austin Mini as Mr. Bean, Atkinson often finds himself at the helm of some of the world's finest cars. The real-life Atkinson is a major petrol-head who has collected, among others, vehicle from Rolls-Royce, Mercedes-Benz and Aston Martin. Perhaps his most prized possession, at least in the late 1990s, was a 1-of-150 1997 McLaren F1. It was while driving that car on this day in 1999 that he rear ended an elderly couple, causing major damage to his rare super car. While Mr. Bean is well known for completely disregarding the well being of others, Atkinson took immediate care to check on the couple after...

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