Radical SR8LM lap time at Bedford Autodrome West Circuit (post 06/2008)

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Radical SR8LM finished a lap of Bedford Autodrome West Circuit (post 06/2008) in 1 minute and 13.6 seconds.

Track Bedford Autodrome West Circuit (post 06/2008)
Type flying start
Vehicle Radical SR8LM
Power / weight 455 ps / 650 kg
Time 1:13.600
Average speed 142 kph (88 mph)
Notes EVO Magazine TCOTY 2
Submitted 07.12.2009 by evo
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Reference:   EVO

Radical SR8LM1:13.60
Caparo T11:14.80+1.2
Ariel Atom 500 V81:17.70+4.1
KTM X-Bow R1:19.20+5.6
Super Seven RST V8-..1:19.60+6.0
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NIN  8y ago

The actual best time for the Caparo T1 is 1:10.8.

Here's the story...

EVO magazine does times with driver and passenger at Bedford. The guy driving the Caparo (with a passenger, racer Phil Bennett) ran a 1:14.8 but he didn't feel comfortable with the car. After a few suggestions from Bennett, the car ran much faster but Bennett didn't want to ride along at those speeds.

According to the driver (John Barker), even if they had done the run with a passenger, the T1 would have "obliterated" the lap record.

So because all of the other Bedford times (from EVO) are with a passenger, the T1's time without a passenger isn't allowed (I strongly disagree).

If you add a passenger to the 1:10.8, I'm 1000% positive that it would beat the SR8LM's 1:13.6.

Read under "Extra Info"

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Fangio Man  8y ago

Over 1.2 seconds faster than the Caparo T1?!

Now I can imagine how fast the Radical really is!