Chevrolet Corvette Stingray lap time at Hockenheim GP

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Chevrolet Corvette Stingray completed a flying lap of Hockenheim GP in 1 minute and 54.6 seconds.

Track Hockenheim GP
Type flying start
Vehicle Chevrolet Corvette Stingray (C8)
Power / weight 502 ps / 1646 kg
Driver Christian Gebhardt
Time 1:54.599
Peak speed 242 kph (150 mph)
Average speed 144 kph (89 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)
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Reference:   Image of source Sport Auto - 9/2020 - "Gut Ding Will Eile Haben" - Audi R8 vs Chevrolet Corvette vs Porsche 911

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Audi R8 V10 RWD1:54.20-0.4
BMW M5 Competition1:54.20-0.4
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benedekpuskas  1y ago

The C7 Grand Sport is faster?


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Cauf40f50  1y ago

Gs has z06 suspension

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Cauf40f50  1y ago

That proves with a proper setup any front engine car can match or even beat mid engine cars
But if the me car gets a proper setup also then its a other story

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FastestLaps  1y ago

And somehow that pesky Carrera S manages to beat this by tiny bit, even in top speed.

This shows how advantageous modern turbo engines are. If not slightly underrated in horsepower numbers...

I am not sure if this was Z51package or not. I think there is real difference in performance.


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DodgeHEMI426  1y ago

If you look at the conditions you'll see that the 992 had significantly cooler outside temperatures to deal with which helps a great length. The outside temperature difference from 20 to 30°C can easily kill quite a few horsepower.

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Tommi95  1y ago @DodgeHEMI426

I wonder why they didn't test the r8, the 911 and the c8 all together, instead than using and old laptime from the 911. Same driver, same conditions, that's how a proper duel should be.

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DodgeHEMI426  1y ago @Tommi95

Unfortunately this is kind of common at least in those German sports car magazines "Sport Auto" and "Auto Bild: sportscars".

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Corvolet3  10m ago

It was conducted by a German car magazine. You can't expect them to let an American car win even if it's faster on most tracks. Hell, they required Cup 2 tires on the R8 to even let it compete. They always manipulate the tests so German cars seem faster than the competition.