Any time someone sets a Nürburgring lap time, the Internet will want to see the receipts. Electric vehicle startup NIO claimed that their EP9 supercar set a new electric vehicle lap record at the Nürburgring, so they released the whole, uncut lap in its eerily quiet future-whirring glory to back that claim up.
Lamborghini released a video on Wednesday of its new Huracán Performante setting a claimed new production car record at the famed Nürburgring circuit. It’s only been two days, but critics on the internet are questioning whether or not the car actually set the time that Lamborghini said that it did. Here’s what’s going…
FLASH! BANG! ZOOM! THE NEW LAMBORGHINI HURACÁN PERFORMANTE JUST SMASHED THROUGH THE PRODUCTION CAR LAP RECORD AT THE NÜRBURGRING. Holy fuck! Who saw that one coming? YOU DID.
Holy crap, this weekend’s IndyCar race is going to be fast. IndyCar is back at a track they never should have left in the first place—Watkins Glen—and that track has a nice, fresh repave that’s apparently good for multiple seconds under IndyCar’s previous track record there from 2009.
Let’s count out 14 seconds: one, two, three, four, five, six, (bored yet?) nine, ten, eleven, twelve, thirteen, fourteen. That’s how many seconds faster the new Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio is around the Nürburgring over a BMW M4.
Are you a Top Gear fan? Probably. Have you been spending the last few weekends making a huge chart of Stig-driven lap times of cars around the Top Gear track? If so, then wad up that glitter-covered, elbow macaroni-encrusted, crayon-smeared piece of crap. The nice folks at Boost Labs have made you the definitive Top…