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The ten fastest production car laps of the ‘Ring

  1. TopGear.com’s covering the 24 Hours Nurburgring race this weekend, which diffuses thousands of horsepowers across the Nordschleife (the bit the public can drive on for €24 a lap) for 1440 SOLID minutes.

    In anticipation, we thought we’d take a look at the ten fastest production cars to make it round the 15.5-mile track. It’ll certainly put this weekend’s lap times into perspective. And, indeed, Sabine Schmitz’s staggering effort in a Ford Transit van.

    Before you click on, we should point out why the GT-R’s suspiciously low down the list - it was a wet lap. A WET LAP! And why the Zonda R’s record-breaking run doesn’t feature: it’s too rare to count as a ‘production’ car. We’ll also leave the argument of whether the Radicals are ‘proper’ production cars alone…

  2. 10. Nissan GT-R

    Time: 7:24.22
    Driver: Toshio Suzuki
    Video: click here

  3. 9. Porsche 911 GT2 RS

    Time: 7:24.00
    Driver: Horst von Saurma

  4. 8. Dodge Viper ACR

    Time: 7:22.10
    Driver: Tom Coronel
    Video: click here

  5. 7. Chevrolet Corvette C6 ZR1

    Time: 7:19.63
    Driver: Jim Mero
    Video: click here

  6. 6. Donkervoort D8 RS

    Time: 7:18.10
    Driver: Michael Düchting

  7. 5. Porsche 911 GT2 RS

    Time: 7:18.00
    Driver: Timo Kluck

  8. 4. Donkervoort D8 RS

    Time: 7:14.89
    Driver: Michael Düchting
    Video: click here

  9. 3: Gumpert Apollo Speed

    Time: 7:11.57
    Driver: Florian Gruber
    Video: click here

  10. 2. Radical SR8

    Time: 6:55.00
    Driver: Michael Vergers
    Video: click here

  11. 1. Radical SR8 LM

    Time: 6:48.00
    Driver: Michael Vergers
    Video: click here

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