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  • Porsche 911 GT2 RS sets Road Atlanta lap record, 2019

    Sorry, Chevrolet Corvette ZR1, a new car now holds the lap record at Road Atlanta. The Porsche 911 GT2 RS has set the fastest lap for a production car at the racetrack. With drivers David Donohue and Randy Pobst sharing wheel time, the 911 GT2 RS hustled around the 2.54-mile circuit in a time of 1:24.88. For comparison, the Corvette ZR1 set the previous record last year with a time of 1:26.45, meaning the Porsche bested the Vette by about a second and a half despite a deficit of 65 horsepower. The 911 GT2 RS creates 690 horsepower from its 3.8-liter twin-turbocharged flat-6 compared to 755...

  • Brabham BT62
    Watch the Brabham BT62 attack the Bathurst circuit

    Australia may be without a local auto industry, but locals have a lot to take pride in with the Australian-made Brabham BT62. With local endurance racer Luke Youlden at the wheel, the track-only supercar put up an impressive sub-2-minute time around the Mount Panorama Circuit in Bathurst, New South...

  • 2017 Ford GT
    Ford has no plans to chase lap records with GT

    Ford has adamantly stayed away from pushing its performance machines around race circuits for lap-time bragging rights. And that sentiment hasn't changed to this day. That's despite a recent diagnostic visit to Virginia International Raceway where the Ford GT monstered every single production car...

  • 2010 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Nurburgring
    Corvette ZR1 Sets Laguna Seca Record, Beats New Viper GTS

    The Corvette ZR1 was introduced for the 2009 model year as a take-no-prisoners attempt to build the fastest production Corvette in Chevrolet’s history. As the C6 Corvette approaches its extinction, time is running out for the ZR1, but that doesn’t mean the car is going quietly into that...

  • 2012 Nissan GT-R at the Nurburgring
    Video: 2012 Nissan GT-R Posts 7m 24.22s Nurburgring Lap Time

    This day was inevitable. With an additional 38 horsepower and 17 pound-feet of torque on board, plus a reprogrammed gearbox and a more aerodynamic body, the new 2012 Nissan GT-R was always going to be quicker around a track than the outgoing 2011 model. Today we find out just how much quicker, and...

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