Porsche 911 Turbo S lap time at Virginia International Raceway Grand East Course (post 01/2014)

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2021 Porsche 911 Turbo S finished a flying lap of Virginia International Raceway Grand East Course (post 01/2014) in 2 minutes and 42.5 seconds.

Track Virginia International Raceway Grand East Course (post 01/2014)
Type flying start
Vehicle Porsche 911 Turbo S (992)
Power / weight 650 ps / 1653 kg
Time 2:42.490
Peak speed 262 kph (163 mph)
Average speed 150 kph (93 mph)
Notes Pirelli P Zero PZ4
Submitted 03.02.2021 by Hoppelmoppel123
Source Car & Driver magazine (United States)
Views 113

Reference:   Image of source Car & Driver - Lightning Lap 2021

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196ss  2m ago

This is very impressive for Turbo. Faster than 918 and Perfomante on the regular summer tires.
Only GT2RS, GT3RS and McLarens are ahead (factory laptimes don't counts).

 

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SpeedKing  2m ago

The Performante lap was with a shit driver who lost control and almost crashed into the trees so don't read too much into it. When the TurboS does 6:52 at the Nurb then i'll praise it lol


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Lambolover  2m ago

Performante's driver was an editor
He redlined for one whole second at just one of his missshifts


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196ss  2m ago @SpeedKing

I know, it wasn't the best effort for Perfomante, with pro driver it could get deep under 2:40. But we can say the same about Turbo. May be the Turbo is less tricky at the limit, and difference in laptimes between pro drivers and journalists won't be so big as for Performante. I don't know.
But still, Perfomante has much superior tires, and overall is stiffer and more track oriented car. The fact, that Turbo S on P Zero is so close to Performante on Trofeo R on most tracks, and even faster here, says a lot.
I suppose on the same tires Lambo would be slower.

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