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 / 1643 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)
Views 296

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

Porsche 911 GT31:53.90-0.7
911 Carrera GTS1:54.00-0.6
Corvette Grand Spo..1:54.10-0.5
Audi R8 RWD1:54.20-0.4
Corvette Stingray1:54.60
BMW M2 CS (F87)1:54.80+0.2
Porsche Cayman GT41:55.00+0.4
McLaren GT1:55.10+0.5
Corvette Grand Spo..1:55.30+0.7
Honda NSX (Mk II)246+4.0
718 Cayman GTS 4.0245+3.0
Porsche 911 Carrera S245+3.0
Porsche Cayman GT4244+2.0
Corvette Stingray242 kph
Porsche 718 Cayman GTS240-2.0
Porsche 911 Carrera238-4.0
Ford Mustang Bullitt238-4.0
BMW M2 Competition237-5.0
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benedekpuskas  5m ago

The C7 Grand Sport is faster?


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Cauf40f50  5m ago

Gs has z06 suspension

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Cauf40f50  5m 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  5m 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  5m 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  5m 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  5m 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  3m 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.


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