It seems like a new lap record of the Nurburgring is set every week, but that's not stopping manufacturers from going for it.
We say rather quick, we mean mind-bendingly fast.
Watch Dodge Viper ACR lap on YouTube:
We don't yet know if it's official, but it certainly looks good enough for us. We're now very intrigued to see what the Nissan GT-R V-Spec will do when it's ready, as that did an unofficial 7:25 earlier this year.
Things are certainly looking up for the Yanks this week in the car world.