Audi R8 RWD lap time at Hockenheim GP

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2020 Audi R8 RWD completed a lap of Hockenheim GP in 1 minute and 54.2 seconds.

Track Hockenheim GP
Type flying start
Vehicle Audi R8 RWD (Mk II facelift)
Power / weight 540 ps / 1630 kg
Driver Christian Gebhardt
Time 1:54.200
Peak speed 257 kph (160 mph)
Average speed 144 kph (90 mph)
Air temperature 30 C (86 F)
Track temperature 51 C (124 F)
Air pressure 1013 mbar
Submitted 16.08.2020 by FastestLaps
Source Sport Auto magazine (Germany)
Views 160

Reference:   Image of source Sport Auto - 9/2020 - "Gut Ding Will Eile Haben" - Audi R8 vs Chevrolet Corvette vs Porsche 911

Porsche Cayman GT41:53.90-0.3
Porsche 911 GT31:53.90-0.3
911 Carrera GTS1:54.00-0.2
Corvette Grand Spo..1:54.10-0.1
Audi R8 RWD1:54.20
Mustang Shelby GT5001:54.60+0.4
Porsche Cayman GT41:54.60+0.4
Corvette Stingray1:54.60+0.4
DBS Superleggera 1:54.60+0.4
R8 V10 Performance264+7.0
Mercedes-Benz AMG GT R264+7.0
AMG GT R Pro260+3.0
BMW M8 Competition258+1.0
Audi R8 RWD257 kph
Mercedes-Benz AMG GT S256-1.0
911 Carrera GTS254-3.0
Chevrolet Corvette Z06251-6.0
Vantage AMR250-7.0
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Cocobe  5m ago

maybe the really hot conditions played a part, well it definitely did, but we don't know how much. The 911 turbo S was 2.2s slower than a previous test.
OR this chassis was never meant for RWD only.
bear in mind, this costs about the same as a 911S and a AMG GTS.

In that sense I think it's quite a bargain.


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benni275  6m ago

the only one with cup tires but still the slowest XD

 

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DodgeHEMI426  6m ago

They honestly put this one on cup tires?!


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Tommi95  6m ago

Not the slowest, the corvette was the slowest on the track. Considering how comfy and gt oriented the r8 is, it's not a bad laptime at all. However, I'd take the 911 or a Corvette over this car. Less money, same performances.


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Hans  5m ago @Tommi95

R8 is worth extra cash for that glorious V10 engine. It wins with that engine alone. Vette is cheap becouse is worse. Nothing special.


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benedekpuskas  5m ago

McLaren GT 1:55.10 Honda NSX (Mk II) 1:55.30 Corvette Grand Sport 1:55.30 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT S 1:55.40

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Xbow1  5m ago @benedekpuskas

I bet the McLaren could go faster than that and maybe the AMG also.