Corvette ZR1 Shaves Four Seconds Off Nürburgring Lap Time

With GM hotshoe Jan Magnussen in the cockpit of Zee Really fast One » 10/28/08 5:40pm 10/28/08 5:40pm, the General's hypercar trimmed a staggering four seconds off its previous record-breaking lap time, bringing in a 7:22.4 lap around the 13-mile circuit. Although blisteringly quick, the ZR1's new time still falls short of the Viper ACR's best time of…

Jim Mero: Corvette ZR1 Could Set Even Faster Nürburgring Lap

Talking to Corvette ZR1 » 8/21/08 10:40am 8/21/08 10:40am engineer Jim Mero during our of the car at GM's proving grounds, we asked him about his . He told us if you inspect , you can see he probably could have shaved at least half a second off the 7:26.4 lap time if he had just taken a few of the turns better. Then, just to prove the point, Mero…

What Car Would You Drive Round The Lutz Ring?

Today's video of journalists being driven around the road course at GM's Milford Proving Grounds ( a.k.a. the "Lutz Ring") in the 2009 Corvette ZR1 got us thinking about all those cars we'd like to hoon around the not-really-very-famous track. This leads to the obvious question: what vehicle would you like to take… » 7/18/08 11:45am 7/18/08 11:45am