BMW M5 laptime at Laguna Seca (post 1988)

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2017 BMW M5 finished a lap of Laguna Seca (post 1988) in 1 minute and 39.8 seconds.

Track Laguna Seca (post 1988)
Type flying start
Vehicle BMW M5 (F90)
Power / weight 600 ps / 1897 kg
Driver Randy Pobst
Time 1:39.810
Estimated time 1:38 (-1.8 sec)
Est. peak speed 232 kph (144 mph)
Average speed 130 kph (81 mph)
Submitted 18.09.2018 by tyler
Source Motortrend magazine (United States)
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latvietis96  1y ago

So slow. It was way faster on track than the M4 on German tests. Weird


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saxy  1y ago

I’m a little surprised. Had expected it to go a bit faster. That precious M4 time must have been on cup2s.

 

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BR2+  1y ago

Im surpised as well, I expected it to be a few tenths faster then the CTSV, Given its slow n hard turns i figured the Awd would help out more, But i guess the overall great handling of the Cadillacs trumped them.

But its LS, So im not really surprised since this track has huge differences with others.

Also the M4 was on MPSS, The GTS were on those.