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Porsche 911 GT3 takes over #11 spot on our fastest 100

A press release from Porsche, Stuttgart states that the 911 GT3 has completed a lap of the Nordschleife in 7 minutes 12.7 seconds, 12.3 seconds faster than the previous GT3 model. The claim appears to be that the car was “standard”, with Michelin Pilot Sport 2N1 tires. Weight savings? It …

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SCG 003 Stradale

Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus (SCG), with founder Jim Glickenhaus, is claiming that the company’s SCG 003 Stradale road-going hypercar will be able to lap the Nürbrgring in 6:30. That’s a whole 27 seconds faster than the Porsche 918 Spyder. It all started when Pininfarina was commissioned to make the Ferrari Enzo …

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Battle of the Sedans

Alfa Romeo has unseated the Porsche Panamera and its recent Nürburgring sedan record, beating the Panamera’s (7:38) time by 6 seconds on September 8, 2016. The Giulia Quadrifoglio 8 speed automatic, driven by Alfa test driver, Fabio Francia, lapped in 7:32, also beating out a previous time of 7:39 by …

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Veranstaltergemeinschaft Langstreckenpokal

Longer than words we’re used to. Longer than races we’re used to. The literal translation is: Organizer, community—long distance, cup Therefore a community organization of an endurance cup (cup meaning trophy/championship). And with that done, we promise to keep the rest of the words short, using as many abbreviations and …

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Nürburgring Nordschleife PORSCHE UPDATE

Porsche has used the Nordschleife for years for testing their vehicles and has recently (late June 2016) announced that their Panamera Turbo has obtained the lap record for production sedans. Yes, a 4-door sedan hatchback! Its newly redesigned 2017, second-generation Panamera Turbo has lapped the Nürburgring Nordschleife in 7:38. With …

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Since the reopening …

Since the reopening of the n-ring in April there are no reports of the dam bursting wide open and records being broken immediately. Koennigsegg has said that the company MAY attempt a record run in 2016, but that preparation is everything and takes a long time. Driver, car, available dates …

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Speed Restrictions Lifted!

The speed restrictions on the N-Ring Nordschleife were removed March 30, 2016. Restrictions (between 200 and 250 km/hr) were imposed March 2015 following an accident which resulted in the fatality of a bystander. Some repaving, and the addition of more protective fences, has led to a declaration that the Nordschleife …

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