I managed to get myself invited as a guest to Monticello Raceway today for a Porsche North America event, where they will be introducing some new cars. Should be fun!

Meanwhile, here is a 2012 Vette at Nurburgring:

The Chevrolet Corvette returns to the famed German track – the Nurburgring – to test the 2012 ZR1 model. This year’s test run eclipses the time set in 2008 by more than six seconds

Hat tip Jalopnik

Category: Weekend

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4 Responses to “2012 Corvette ZR1 Takes on Nurburgring”

  1. Jojo says:

    Needs paddle shifters! Taking his hands off the steering wheel at those speeds just looks scary.

    That’s a hell of a view at 180mph. I’d like to try that…

  2. beaufou says:

    Le Mans was this week end.
    Impressive crash and the pilot walked away unharmed.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4jnibRyrK-o

  3. Marc P says:

    Who is Mr. Early Apex driving that Corvette? Not too smooth either. Or is that the car?

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