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  1. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Chevrolet has just confirmed that it has set a 'Ring time for the new C8, with Corvette Racing hotshoe and Le Mans winner Oliver Gavin behind the wheel. So how quick is it? Slower than a C6. Ok, that's not fair. Yes, the Nurburgring lap time, which Chevrolet confirmed to Roadshow, was slower...
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    Want to bring the thrill of one of the most famous and challenging race tracks in the world into your own home? Well now you can, thanks to the board game that's lead to more sibling fights than any other in the world. Probably. It's Monopoly Nürburgring edition, letting you "go on a journey...
  3. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Chevrolet famously said that it wanted to get the Corvette ZR1 around the Nurburgring in less than 7 minutes. It has yet to post an official lap time to that effect. In fact, Chevy has been suspiciously unwilling to post nearly any Nurburgring lap times for the C7. In a new interview with Road...
  4. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Motor Trend's resident hot shoe, Randy Pobst, has allegedly taken down the Willow Springs lap record in the 750 hp Corvette ZR1. That's according to a post over at Corvette Forum citing a photo posted by Pobst with some in-car track timing information, so a measure of skepticism may be healthy...
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    Independent, and indeed unofficial, car spotters are reporting that the Corvette ZR1 set a roughly 7:12 lap time around the Nurburgring. Although that's an impressive time, and an improvement over the C6 ZR1's 7:19 lap time, it's still slower than Chevrolet want. The report comes from Bridge...
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    The 2019 Corvette ZR1 has been filmed lapping the demanding Nurburgring Nordschleife in Germany. It seems General Motors itself was testing the ZR1 at the Nurburgring, as the car was fitted with a Michigan manufacturer's license plate. The Nurburgring was also recently closed down for industry...
  7. Global Chevrolet News
    Team Corvette has never officially sent the C7 Z06 around the Nordschleife on a timed hot lap. Luckily, we have the Germans from Sport Auto to set the record straight with a blistering 7:14 loop of the Green Hell using a Z06 equipped with GM's 7-speed manual box. Truthfully, the lap raises...
  8. Global Chevrolet News
    Camaro vs Everybody. With the Camaro ZL1 1LE laying down a supercar shaming 7:16.04 lap time around the Nürburgring, Al Oppenheiser and his crew of hot shoe mad scientists have obliterated every perception about American performance cars. It's not just the fastest production Camaro, but the...
  9. Global Chevrolet News
    2018 Corvette ZR1 prototypes continue to lay mileage down around the 12.9-mile Nurburgring circuit. The ZR1 team has been in Germany since early April playing with its armada of Corvette prototypes, seemingly with more speed every time we see them. The development drivers have slowly but...
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