Why Porsche Destroying The All-Time NĂĽrburgring Lap Record By 51.58 Seconds Is Such A Big Deal

It sounds unbelievable for any car to lap the 12.94-mile Nürburgring Nordschleife course in only 5:19.546. The Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo went 51.58 seconds faster than the former overall lap record, with an average speed of 145.3 mph. What’s even weirder, though, is that the last record remained unbeaten for over 35…

Porsche's Unrestricted Le Mans Car Beat A 35-Year-Old NĂĽrburgring Lap Record By Nearly A Minute

The Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo is the kind of delightful vehicular creation that happens when you let engineers run free without having to adhere to strict series regulations. It is ludicrously fast, and 919 driver Timo Bernhard just destroyed the Nordschelife track record with a time of time of 5:19.546—nearly an entire…