BMW M8 Competition lap time at Top Gear Track

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BMW M8 Competition completed a lap of Top Gear Track in 1 minute and 26.2 seconds.

Track Top Gear Track
Type standing start
Vehicle BMW M8 Competition (G15)
Power / weight 625 ps / 1889 kg
Driver The Stig
Time 1:26.200
Average speed 118 kph (73 mph)
Conditions very wet
Submitted 01.03.2020 by FastestLaps
Source BBC Top Gear tv show (United Kingdom)
Views 317

Reference:   Image of source BBC Top Gear - Season 28 - Episode 6

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Cocobe  10m ago

Actually it wasn't that wet. It wasn't raining at the time and the sun was coming out. Conditions were similar to the LFA lap, which did a 1:22.8. But the M8 had AWD. wet times were supposed to be about 4s slower than in the dry. 10s difference could only have been possible if it were like using super aggressive semi slicks in the wet.

 

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BR2+  10m ago

TG says that in heavy rain, Like the 8C was the difference would be 8s in a Rwd car.


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Cocobe  10m ago @BR2+

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CD2x8M5ZpJE&t=23s

not a spot of rain on the windshield.


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Botan626  10m ago @Cocobe

From the video description: "the track was ludicrously greasy and track temps were low".


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BR2+  10m ago @Cocobe

None at all, But that can still mean the track was damp, I dont watch TG anymore so i cant say, Just saying wat REAL TG has said.


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Hans  9m ago @Cocobe

Probably semi slics. Its bmw politics they give super dooper tuned cars to the tests and when weater isnt perfect their resoults are pathetic. But in perfect contition they make awesome times like every car on semi slics.


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PPZ  10m ago

Slower than e60 m5 lol seems legit

 

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FastestLaps  10m ago

Conditions: very wet

Obviously wet lap. This is the fastest BMW ever.