Porsche's Unrestricted Le Mans Car Is At The Nürburgring, Maybe To Obliterate A Lap Record

Porsche was spotted today turning fast laps at the Nürburgring with their now-unrestricted 919 Hybrid Evo Le Mans prototype. Now that they’re no longer running the car at Le Mans, the 919 is now attempting to dominate lap records across the world—and let’s be honest, it’s about time they give us a ‘Ring time. Could…

Porsche 911 GT2 RS May Be The New King Of The Nürburgring With Sub-Seven Minute Laps

Porsche, an automaker whose head of GT cars once said that Nürburgring lap times aren’t a priority, is apparently out to punch the Nürburgring lap time sheet in the face. The new 2018 GT2 RS was just spotted at the ‘Ring making a sub-seven minute run of the Nordschleife course where the battle over lap records goes…

Porsche Cares About Nürburgring Times After All (And Holy Crap The New 911 GT3 Is Fast)

Just after Porsche director of GT cars Andreas Preuninger said that setting fast Nürburgring lap times wasn’t a priority, Porsche announced that they set a time with their new 2018 911 GT3 that’s 12.3 seconds quicker than the previous 911 GT3: a 7:12.7. There’s not a lot of consistency in what comes out of…

In Defense Of Testing Everything (Yes, Everything) On The Nürburgring

I’m not sure which one is worse: the hyper-insane cult of the Nürburgring lap time, or the backlash against it. While it’s only healthy to be skeptical of every self-announced manufacturer ‘ring time, I’m all for track testing cars that aren’t meant to go on track if we’re serious about this “fun to drive” thing.