911 GT2 RS MR is a fastest road-legal sports automobile on a ‘Ring’

Posted on 02. Nov, 2018 by in Porsche Canada

No other road-legal automobile has ever been so quick on ‘The Green Hell’ track. Lars Kern was during a circle of a sports car, that had been generally set adult for a ‘Nordschleife’ by Porsche engineers and Manthey-Racing experts. The Porsche exam motorist already set a path record in Sep 2017 in a series-production Porsche 911 GT2 RS.

“We kept a eye on a continue all day and suspicion tough about either such a expostulate was possible. We would not have taken any risks if it was raining or if a lane was somewhat damp,” says Dr. Frank-Steffen Walliser, Head of Motorsport and GT Cars. The Porsche 911 GT2 RS was versed with a new opening pack from Manthey-Racing, supplemented by an altogether automobile setup tailored to a circuit characteristics of a Nürburgring-Norschleife. “In this exam drive, we simply wanted to consider a intensity of a automobile once more. The outcome is utterly impressive. It unequivocally is a fanciful time. This shows again really clearly a sparkling possibilities of this sports car.”


911 GT2 RS MR, Nürburgring-Nordschleife, 2018, Porsche AG

The Porsche 911 GT2 RS was versed with a new opening pack from Manthey-Racing

The Porsche GT2 RS was launched on a marketplace in 2017 as a fastest and many absolute 911 of all time so far. In new months, Porsche engineers used their expertise from growth of a 911 RSR and 911 GT3 R competition cars as good as a knowledge of Manthey-Racing gained in countless successful races on a Nürburgring-Nordschleife. The targeted modifications enclosed a areas of framework and aerodynamics. The technicians focused on bearing for on-road pushing during all times.

“The expostulate was good fun,” says growth operative Lars Kern. The 31-year-old knows a ‘Ring’ really good from exam and record drives as good as countless VLN races. “The change of a automobile is also really good with a new package. we did not have to take any good risks to be fast. But we usually had one try since it was already removing dark. It worked out initial time though.” Manthey-Racing CEO Nicolas Raeder adds: “We are really proud. It was a good plea to make a already tremendously quick Porsche 911 GT2 RS even faster.”


Martin Raeder, Nicolas Raeder (both CEO Manthey Racing), Lars Kern (Porsche growth driver), Eugen Oberkamm (Director Motorsport Complete Vehicle Engineering, l-r), 911 GT2 RS MR, Nürburgring-Nordschleife, 2018, Porsche AG

Lars Kern (second from a right) exploited a outrageous intensity of a Porsche 911 GT2 RS MR

In autumnal though dry conditions, Lars Kern optimally exploited a outrageous intensity of a Porsche 911 GT2 RS MR on his record path underneath a eyes of a notary. For a fuel, Porsche relied on Esso as a proven partner from engine sports. The driver’s chair was a usually alteration compared with a chronicle of a GT2 RS MR that can now be systematic from Manthey-Racing for bar competition and lane day events. A racing bucket chair was propitious in a record-breaking automobile for reserve reasons. This alteration did not yield any weight benefits.


911 GT2 RS MR, Nürburgring-Nordschleife, 2018, Porsche AG

The fastest and many absolute Porsche 911 done a universe entrance during Goodwood in a UK in Jun 2017. The 3.8-litre engine produces 515 kW (700 hp; Fuel expenditure total 11.8 l/100 km; CO2 emissions 269 g/km) and delivers a torque of 750 Nm. The tip speed of a rear-wheel-drive sports automobile is 340 km/h. The two-seater weighs in during only 1,470 kilograms and accelerates from a station start to 100 km/h in only 2.8 seconds. In September, Porsche presented a new Porsche 935, formed on a ultra-modern record of a 911 GT2 RS, during a Rennsport Reunion VI in Laguna Seca, California (USA). The disdainful vehicle, that is designed for lane day use, will be delivered to business subsequent year in a singular prolongation run of only 77 cars.

The association Manthey-Racing is formed in Meuspath during a Nürburgring and is managed by a brothers Nicolas and Martin Raeder. Porsche AG owns a 51 percent share in a company. Manthey-Racing offers services, partial packages and competition events for customers. The racing group from a Eifel segment is a solitary record hilt with 6 altogether victories in a 24 Hours of Nürburgring race. Among other things, a group from Meuspath is obliged for a dual 911 RSR entered in a FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). In this competition series, Porsche achieved a category feat in a 24 Hours of Le Mans in Jun 2018. The Porsche GT Team also now has a transparent lead in a altogether WEC classification.

911 GT2 RS: Fuel expenditure total 11.8 l/100 km; CO2 emissions 269 g/km

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