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Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo Obliterates Nürburgring Lap Record

By   July 4, 2018

Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo lap record

Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo

The Porsche 919 Hybrid Tribute is touring the world. The prototype race car isn’t just going around the world for show, but it is mixing business with pleasure. The 919 has already set a few records and there may be more to come in the future.

Most of the time a Formula 1 car is the fastest thing on the track. But Porsche had other ideas with the 919. The first record they shot for was to prove that their prototype is faster than an F1 race car.

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Can The Porsche 919 Hybrid EVO Beat The Nurburgring Lap Record

By   June 11, 2018

Porsche 919 Hybrid EVO

Porsche 919 Hybrid EVO

Porsche currently owns both the production car lap record of the Nürburgring, with the new Porsche 911 GT2 RS, and the overall record, with the Porsche 956. Back in 1983 an overall record of 6:11:13 was set by Stefan Bellof driving the 956.

Porsche is currently taking the 919 Hybrid on a world tour after retiring from its third straight 24 Hours of Le Mans overall victory. The Porsche 919 Hybrid EVO is extremely fast. Just how fast is it? The prototype has managed a quicker time than a Formula 1 car around Spa.

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The Lotus 3-Eleven Taking On The Nurburgring – Daily Video

By   September 21, 2016

Lotus 3-Eleven

Lotus 3-Eleven

Today’s video features the very fast Lotus 3-Eleven driving at the famed Nurburgring. The lightweight performance machine is fast by anyone’s standards as this footage clearly shows. Watch as the purpose built car passes other high performance cars with ease, including a Porsche 911 GT3.

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The Jaguar F-TYPE SVR Takes On The Nurburgring And Wants You To Ride Along

By   June 25, 2016

Jaguar F-TYPE SVR

Jaguar F-TYPE SVR

The Nurburgring is one of the most challenging racing circuits in the world. The 200 mph Jaguar F-TYPE SVR is a very capable tool to take on the challenging track. Now you can get a taste of the Jag’s performance thanks to Jaguar’s Co-Pilot Nordschleife’ program.

Beyond that ability to hit a top speed of 200 mph expect strong acceleration with a 0-60 mph time of 3.5 seconds. Powering the F-TYPE SVR is a 5.0-liter V8 pumping out 567 horsepower.

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The 450 Horsepower Lotus 3-Eleven Tackles The Nurburgring In Just 7:06

By   October 14, 2015

Lotus 3-Eleven

Lotus 3-Eleven

The Lotus 3-Eleven is a 450 horsepower 1,980 pound rocket of a car. With that power to weight ratio, it is guaranteed to be very fast. To put this to a test the English sports car maker took their latest creation to the Nurburgring.

The legendary track no longer keeps official lap times, but that doesn’t stop manufactures from revealing the times that they are seeing. The 3-Eleven was at the track for two weeks and in that time the car was able to do a 7 minute 6 second lap time, but based on computer data Lotus Engineers believe that it could do even better.

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