10 WHY?

Question...why isn't there a US-based track that serves as the benchmark for car performance like the Nurburg Ring? ...or is there?

2m ago by Cahalin
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xoxocar  2m ago

Marketing


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General Castilla  2m ago

there's one and the general audience is allowed to participate at any time of the year, whenever hurricane season starts all races and tests are cancelled

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Cahalin  2m ago

Thanks for the feedback! I've got a Pista coming, and a friend who has the fastest lap at Willow in a race car.. 1:17. I'd love to see what he can do w it relative to other pro drivers in production cars.


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FastestLaps  2m ago

Laguna Seca maybe?

 

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DDriver  2m ago

... and VIR.

Both used by big car magazines for benchmarking


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BR2+  2m ago

Barely anyone even tests there cars on Nurb anymore, What Porsche n Bmw? Other then that most dont care anymore

 

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PPZ  2m ago

Pretty much every new German car is tested and developed on the Ring dude


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saxy  2m ago

Actually, many do, but not full blown time attack laps.
GM, Alfa, Porsche, Merc, BMW, Audi, Lambo, even Kia.


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BR2+  2m ago @PPZ

Tested for production purposes yes, But not full out fast laps, Not many care for setting ring records anymore of any segment, Compare how many cars took to the ring to get timed for serious laps in 2011 to 2018, Huge difference, Not saying they dont, but not nearly as much, Hence most dont care.


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latvietis96  2m ago

I'd say it's VIR.

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