Porsche 911 GT2 RS laptime at Hockenheim GP

Porsche 911 GT2 RS finished a flying lap of Hockenheim GP in 1 minute and 49.099 seconds.

Track Hockenheim GP
Type flying start
Vehicle Porsche 911 GT2 RS (991)
Power / weight 700 ps / 1508 kg
Driver Jochen Albig
Time 1:49.099
Average speed 151 kph (94 mph)
Notes Optional Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 N2
Submitted 09.05.2018 by fakekillerfour
Reference Auto Motor und Sport - McLaren 720S vs Porsche 911 GT2 RS
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Porsche 911 GT2 RS1:49.10
Porsche 911 GT2 RS1:49.50+0.4
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saxy  1y ago

Considering the very old gt2rs did 1:49.5 and the old gt3rs did 1:50.78, there must have been a lot of time left on the table

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manone  1y ago

first time to my memory that a german magazine "allows" a non-arian competitor to beat a german car head to head. Here mclaren must have done its due diligence "imposing" the two cars used similar performance tyres and i suppose same number of lap attempts/track conditions. They must have strictly supervised AMuS's test procedures. Everything perfectly legal, of course, unless it is ferrari doing it.

997 gt2rs time shows how stupid and ignorant are those people pretending of strictly comparing times taken years apart and by different drivers.

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benni275  1y ago

first time beaten by 720s. Not really a spectacular time... This time makes the other records look a bit more suspicious...

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DeDe  1y ago

This laptime makes the 997 GT2 RS' laptime by AutoBild Sportscars even more fantastic! Only 0.4 sec slower on older PS Cup tyres!


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Tyrone1  1y ago

100 less horsepower, less torque, less mechanical grip, less aero grip, worse brakes, more technology and only 0.4 seconds slower? Something is very wrong with this time. Almost as if someone strapped slicks to the 997.

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saxy  1y ago @Tyrone1

Or that there was little effort put in for the new time...