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Walter Röhrl entering the Nürburgring 24 Hours in a bone stock Porsche GT3 RS

by Jonathon Ramsey (RSS feed) on Dec 24th, 2009 at 2:59PM

Porsche test pilot and all-around legend Walter Röhrl will be competing in next year's Nürburgring 24-Hour race for the first time in 17 years. His weapon of choice for the event: the 2010 Porsche GT3 RS. That's the rear-wheel drive one with the 450 horsepower 3.8-liter that runs up to 8,500 RPM. The one with the track-specific, lightweight lithium-ion battery and dynamic engine mounts. The one that did the Kessel Run 'Ring in 12 parsecs 7:33 in light traffic. Röhrl says the street-legal production car is the closest thing to a race car he's ever driven, so he wants to... Read More

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