Underscoring a outrageous opening potential, a Porsche 911 GT2 RS has set a new prolongation automobile path record during Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, completing a 2.54 mile highway march in only 1:24.88 minutes. “We are anxious to set a prolongation automobile path record during this iconic lane located only 60 miles from a U.S. domicile in Atlanta – a lane that binds so many good memories for Porsche, such as a altogether feat with a 911 RSR during Petit Le Mans in 2015,” pronounced Klaus Zellmer, President and CEO of Porsche Cars North America.
Randy Pobst set a fastest lap
24 Hours of Daytona and Le Mans category leader David Donohue common a circle with Randy Pobst to countenance and endorse a car’s capability during a iconic track, with Pobst eventually environment a fastest lap. Pobst formerly set a prolongation automobile path record with a 911 GT2 RS during Weather Tech Raceway Laguna Seca and Willow Springs International Raceway final year. Further showcasing a well-developed opening capability of a motorsport-derived 911 GT lineup, a Porsche 911 GT3 RS available an considerable path time of 1:26.24 mins during a same lane and so became a second automobile to mangle a prior record. Both cars took to a lane on road-legal and Porsche-approved Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 R N0 tires. Racelogic available and certified a path time, automobile telemetry, and video utilizing a VBOX Video HD2 system.
The Porsche 911 GT3 RS became a second automobile to mangle a prior record
“It was an implausible experience. The traction entrance out of a corner, a untiring brakes, a hold generated by a downforce and a tires, and of march a extensive energy done it possible. The 911 GT2 RS is not only really capable, though also really approachable,” pronounced Donohue. “Even for a veteran driver, outrageous energy can be intimidating. But when we expostulate a GT2 RS, a large torque feels totally underneath my control, so useable, since a automobile is intensely well-balanced. It is really certainty inspiring, a pleasure,” total Pobst.
911 GT2 RS: Fuel expenditure total 11.8 l/100 km; CO2 emissions total 269 g/km
911 GT3 RS: Fuel expenditure total 12.8 l/100 km; CO2 emissions total 291 g/km