The Porsche 911 GT3 RS 2018 during the test.
few days Ago, the German brand revealed that they had achieved with the new Porsche 911 GT3 RS 2018 a spectacular time of 06.56.40 in the path Nordschleife of the Nürburgring, a time stratospheric allowing the atmospheric model most radical of the range German advance even to the Porsche 918 Spyder in the time table in official production vehicles of the circuit in German.
a Few days after the German brand delivered its usual official statement, with a series of images and the data of that glorious day, including the video of the fast lap, but what is not told was that it will probably be one of the best anecdotes of the circuit, but the brand made an unforgivable mistake that day and it is only thanks to General Motors managed to carry out the feat.
Oliver Berg, product manager for versions Porsche GT, has been commissioned to reveal that on arrival to the circuit this morning, the team of Porsche was found with amazement that had forgotten to book the track, and therefore, this had been reserved for the entire day by the GM team that was precisely performing testing of the new Corvette ZR1, with the same objective as the German mark, to get a great time.
The new Corvette ZR1 during these days at the Nürburgring.
The team from Chevrolet had already spent several days shooting with the new Corvette ZR1 and as usual, the members of these teams always tend to be the same people, so that the members of the various teams knew, making it easier for the people of Chevy will give the germans an hour of track time.
The american day wore on the layout following the chrono, and as we told you a few weeks ago, the times did not arrive and the ZR1 it appeared that it was from choking the Ring, a path where, precisely, spent a large part of its development.
however, Porsche left a large portion of that time, because already in the first lap managed to lose 7 minutes, and only three more laps were enough to achieve the magnificent time of 06:56. In fact, only used 30 minutes of the time that they had, leaving General Motors with the mouth open, amazed that they had achieved in a single round of what they had been trying for several days.