Nurburgring Lap Times

Discussion in 'Car Comparisons' started by ajzahn, Oct 28, 2004.

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    woohoo! Can't wait!
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  3. #228 ajzahn, Mar 24, 2006
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    Nurburgring Track Times

    the article and some (small) pics are now available online at:
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    do you guys think that it might be a little unfair to try and compare the best lap times of cars set by diffrent drivers. take the porsche cerrar gt for example, the best nurburgring lap was set by a champion profesional race car driver and i dont know if the Zonda used a profesioanl but to me the only way to truly compare the cars abilites would be to use the same driver for both cars.
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    Therefore Sportautos times are the most reliable and most honest tests we have when we want to know laptimes. Sportauto ALWAYS use the same driver, Horst von Saurma.
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    Really, there is no perfect way to compare lap times, because drivers are always better with one configuration or car than they are with another. Hurley Haywood and Walter Rhorl are probably better with porsches than Jan Magnussen or Oliver Gavin, but switch to a corvette and the advantage swings the other way.
  7. #232 ajzahn, Apr 6, 2006
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    how can the allmighty Mclaren F1 get only 7:45 on the Norschlife ?
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    private driver, just an estimate and no timed lap
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    and technology advances.
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    not necessarily as the F1 is said to be weak on the brakes and suspension
  12. #237 ajzahn, Apr 15, 2006
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    and next car in next issue?
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    new Audi RS4, can´t wait!
  15. #240 ajzahn, Apr 16, 2006
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    also the new Porsche 997 GT3 which is said to be 10 secs. faster than its predecessor, the 996 GT3:

    7.37* -- 162.275 km/h -- Porsche 997 GT3, 415 PS/1395 kg,*mfr. (sport auto 05/06)
    7:47 --- 158.801 km/h -- Porsche 996 GT3 RS, 381 PS (sport auto 03/04)
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    Wow! That's an amazing time for the 997 GT3.
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    indeed, can´t wait for the sport auto Supertest to confirm that time
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    Your post said that that was a SA test.
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    it was a sport auto quote of a time mentioned by the mfr. (maybe i should add this)
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    About Zonda F, I disagree, exspecially about performances...
    Zonda F 602hp, 760 Nm, CxS 0.74, 1371 Kg, = 0-200 Kph 11.4s (0.2s than old c12 S), top speed @ Nurbur 281 Kph
    CGT has (than C12 F)+10hp, -170 Nm, +102 Kg CxS -0.02 = 0-200 1.2s better than C12 F and top speed @ nurbur +13 Kph??!?!??!?!?!?!
    Horst Von Saurma, please, next time let go the handbrake!!!!
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    Maybe it's 10 sec faster than the 996 GT3, but not 10 sec faster than the 996 GT3 RS.
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    OK, so

    7.39* -- 161.575 km/h -- Porsche 997 GT3, 415 PS/1395 kg, *mfr. (quote sport auto 05/06)
    7:39 --- 161.575 km/h -- Koenigsegg CCR, 806 PS/1180 kg
    7.49 --- 158.124 km/h -- Porsche 996 GT3, 392 PS (AutoBild 2004),
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    the CCR really isn't that good then
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    simply overdone
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    7.39 for the new GT3? I think I wait for a real test by sportauto, those so called supertest they have.

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