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And result came ... from the japanese mag of course! :)

BM: 5 Lap Tsukuba Battle
(I think video will be removed eventually)

Total / Time Attack

5:22.961 / 1:01.599 Gallardo SL
5:23.808 / 1:02.125 R35 GT-R
5:36.100 / 1:05.173 911 GT3
5:36.700 / 1:05.013 NSX-R
5:38.300 / 1:05.226 911 turbo

SL and GT-R start from the back. Total time for last three cars is approximate.

JFYI R34 GT-R Tsukuba T/A was ~ 1.07. Nissan took a huge jump with this last gen.

Conclusions:

1) 911 turbo and GT3 are just traffic comparing to SL and GT-R.

2) GT-R comes incredibly close to a 200,000$ supercar which 410kg lighter, has 50 hp more and comes with DOT-R tires (PZero Corsa).

On the other hand:

EVO, Bedford Autodrome West Circuit.
* 1:21.7 Nissan GT-R
* 1:21.8 Gallardo Superleggera

Bedford is tighter track though.
 

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So how does a NSX beat a 480HP Porsche ? I know power isn't everything but still...
The NSX-R is lighter, more agile and more balanced than the AWD 911 Turbo with its engine hanging at the back (Tsukuba race track has many curves and turns).
Think of the 2794lb NSX-R as an enlarged Lotus Elise.
If the track had less turns, the 911 Turbo would have probably ended up somewhere in front with the GT-R and Gallardo SL.
 

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The NSX-R is lighter, more agile and more balanced than the AWD 911 Turbo with its engine hanging at the back (Tsukuba race track has many curves and turns).
Think of the 2794lb NSX-R as an enlarged Lotus Elise.
If the track had less turns, the 911 Turbo would have probably ended up somewhere in front with the GT-R and Gallardo SL.
The Porsche Turbo is just a kuxury car that does not belong here. The GT3, absolutely. THe 911 turbo? No way. It's just too puffy, bloated, heavy and luxurious.
Void Cruiser, where was the Z06? It would've come in 3rd... :)
 
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