Sunday, July 8, 2018

Porsche Sets Nurburgring Record

Porsche factory driver Timo Bernhard has lapped the 20.832-km (12.94 mile) Nurburgring Nordschleife race circuit in a record setting 5 minutes and 19.55 seconds. This results in an average speed of 233.8 km/h (145.3 mph) on what is revered by race drivers, engineers and enthusiasts alike as the world’s most difficult track.

Driving the Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo, Bernhard beat the previous lap record, set by Stefan Bellof, by 51.58 seconds.