Circuit Paul Ricard lap times

Rank Vehicle Driver Time
1. McLaren 675LT unknown 2:12.00
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Circuit Paul Ricard

Circuit Paul Ricard is a racing venue in France with 1 laptimes.This page represents the 5.8 kilometer (3.6 mile) configuration of this track.

Circuit Paul Ricard is a fast track, with overall average speed of 158 kph (98 mph).


Country France
Track length 5.8 km / 3.6 miles
Track record 2:12.0 (McLaren 675LT)
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good gamer  1m  

Is that the shorter configuration? Looking at the 5842m version, the GT3s last year were only running 2:03.

The GT3 cars running in GT Open are in Super GT regulation not the regular FIA GT3/BES GT3 which laps in 2:04s at cold weather,2:06-:07 in hot weather.So I wouldn't consider them as proper GT3 cars.At silverstone GT Open cars are as much as 4s faster during qualifying than regular GT3 cars,sometimes as fast as 2007 GT1 cars.


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sroser  1m  

Good Gamer - Slick times are automatically disqualified, except for F1, LMP1 and Moto GP.

In that case shall we keep this as the 5791m configuration, since the 675LT is now the only time? And add a new track later if more times emerge?


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sroser  1m  

Saxy - Is that the shorter configuration? Looking at the 5842m version, the GT3s last year were only running 2:03.

http://www.gtopen.net/contenuti/files/2016%20Season/3%20-%20RICARD/openentrenos2.pdf

I propose omitting the Nio time for now until we find out what configuration it ran and whether it was on street tyres. Basically they need to provide more evidence.


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good gamer  1m  

I agree, I've just found this video. It took a 2008 F1 car 1:52. Wasn't with an F1 driver, but the guy is a GT3 pro. So I'm calling bullshit on that Nio time until proven otherwise. Deleting it.

First of all,Nio EP9 set that lap time on slick,secondly,2008 F1 set that lap time in 5.842km configuration.

Which config is the 675LT time?

Judging from the video,675LT did it in 5.781km configuration.


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saxy  1m  

http://fiawec.alkamelsystems.com/

quick check, a LMP1h car will do it in 1:37, and a GTpro will do it in 1:57.


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sroser  1m  

Which config is the 675LT time?


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sroser  1m  

I agree, I've just found this video. It took a 2008 F1 car 1:52. Wasn't with an F1 driver, but the guy is a GT3 pro. So I'm calling bullshit on that Nio time until proven otherwise. Deleting it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mLyiXG-ZVC4


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good gamer  1m  

Nio time was set in different configuration
Probably in 5.791km configuration. A BES GT3 car does 1:56.602 in that configuration
http://www.racingsportscars.com/results/laps/Paul_Ricard-2016-03-10.html
As for P1 GTR's lap time,it is done in 5.842km configuration with a chicane at the straight so ofcourse,it will be slower not sure what you are trying to prove.I remember someone telling in topgear forum that P1 GTR is slower than GT3 car.Which I think is incorrect as GT3 cars have 100s of laps and are perfectly tuned by Engineers to set the fast laps whereas P1 GTR was just run casually.
As for GT3 lap in 5.842 configuration,it sets 2:04.17 so P1 GTR in this run would qualify in 7th place but remember that this lap is set in cold temperature which can fasten the lap times because cold temperature increases downforce due to increase in air density.
http://www.racingsportscars.com/results/laps/Paul_Ricard-2015-03-07.html
Track configuration can be seen here
http://www.racingcircuits.info/europe/france/paul-ricard.html


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sroser  1m  

2:05.88 - P1 GTR. That Nio time is looking very dodgy.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ixnkiSbefdE


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sroser  2m  

Should say 'Ricard' not 'Richard' @FastestLaps. Could you change that?

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