WithAmy fast car the Stuttgart Porsche 911 GT2 RS was already a record holder of the Nurburgring in September last year production vehicle under the control of the factory test pilot Lars Kern passed the “Green hell” in 6 min 47,25 S. In July 2018 this time beat Marco Mapelli Lamborghini Aventador SVJ: 6 min 44,97 S.
And now Porsche struck back: letters of MR added to the model name, allowed to pass the circle seven seconds faster! A new record Nordschleife among road cars now equal to 6 min 40,33 S. Behind the wheel was again Lars Kern, who had just one scoring attempt.
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“Byturbulence” 3.8 rear-wheel drive Porsche 911 GT2 RS develops 700 HP and to the first hundred coupe accelerates in 2.8 seconds with a top speed of 340 km/h. the MR stands for Manthey-Racing is a German racing team, 51% owned by Porsche. In addition to participating in races she offers packages of improvements for mass-produced sports cars, particularly the Porsche 911 GT2 RS.
From left to right: Director of Manthey-Racing brothers Martin and Nicholas Reader, test driver of the Porsche, Lars Kern, Director of Motorsport Complete Vehicle Engineering Eugen Obercom.
The absolute record of the Nurburgring at the moment also belongs to Porsche in June last year, Timo Bernhard, member of the marathon in Le Mans, drove the track behind the wheel of a racing prototype Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo for 5 min to 19.55 p.
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