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Old 08-14-2010, 12:12 PM
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Ring lap record for a production car...well sort of, Radical SR8LM driven by Michael Vergers, sponsored by Evo.
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Old 08-14-2010, 08:08 PM
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Good vid! Didn't the Zonda R and 599XX do quicker laps more recently?
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Old 08-15-2010, 03:09 PM
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I looked it up and the Radical was about 7 seconds faster- but I'm sure its aerodynamics helped with that, not power.
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Not that it's not impressive, but calling the Radical a "Production Car" really is a bit of a stretch. (Granted many of the other super cars can also be argued)
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In the context of 'Ring laptimes, "Production Car" doesn't necessarily mean road legal, as neither the Zonda R nor 599XX are road legal.

The should just do something similar to the Pikes Peak runs... make it a completely open class competition, and make it somewhat more "official". Take an old F1 car, jack up the suspension enough to make it around the carousel, strap on a few extra turbos, and see if you can break the 5 minute mark.
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Old 08-17-2010, 02:25 PM
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Fair enough, although I think the Zonda and 599 arent official production records as they arent street legal. I know quite a few race type cars are actually street legal in europe.
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