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    Report: LaFerrari XX may have lapped Nürburgring in 6:35
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    Enthusiasts around the world – ourselves included – have been anxiously awaiting the ultimate supercar showdown. After all, we seldom see three of the world's preeminent exotic automakers come out with such closely matched machinery in such close proximity as we have with the Porsche ...

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    Report: Alfa Romeo 4C clocks 8:04 Nürburgring lap time
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    Typically when we report on a car lapping the Nürburgring, the time starts with a seven or even a six – but then again, the car that's achieved those lap times generally sell for six or seven figures. That's what makes this latest lap-time report as interesting as it is. Because while ...

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    Official: Porsche claims 7:14 lap time for 918 Spyder on Nürburgring [UPDATE]
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    Porsche has just updated its Facebook page with new information regarding how quickly its upcoming 918 Spyder can go around the famed Nürburgring in Germany. According to its maker, the 770-horsepower hybrid supercar can lap the 'Ring in seven minutes and 14 seconds. Unfortunately, Porsche ...

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    Official: Ferrari previews Enzo successor's V12 HY-KERS powertrain [w/video]
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    Go back just a few years ago, and you'd easily conclude that Ferrari and hybrids would go together about as well as ice cream and pickles. But a lot's changed since then, and Ferrari is making no secret of the fact that it's developing hybrid powertrains of its own. The first system it developed ...

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    Video: Watch the Pagani Zonda R's 6:47 'Ring run
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    Pagani Zonda R runs the 'Ring – Click above to watch video after the jump
    The visuals to go with the "record." Pagani blasted its Zonda R over the Nürburgring for the purposes of testing production components. Removing all the mystery from the endeavor, the in-car video shows the view ...

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    Pagani Zonda R reportedly sets new Nürburgring record
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    Pagani Zonda R – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If you were blown away a couple of months ago when Ferrari broke the 7-minute barrier at the Nürburgring, then hold on to your hat, dear friend, because the Prancing Horse has just been bested by its own next-door ...

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    VIDEO: Inside the cockpit of the Viper ACR's record lap at Laguna Seca
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    Dodge Viper ACR laps Laguna Seca – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    Pushing a performance monster like the Viper ACR around a race track at ten tenths takes some pretty massive cojones. But few tracks require the testicular fortitude of Laguna Seca. The iconic circuit in ...

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    Nissan clocks unofficial 7:26.7 'Ring time, gets dangerously close to ZR1
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    The Battle for top honors at the Nordschleife continues, with yet another revised 'Ring time for the Nissan GT-R. After a second day of testing, Nissan claims that the 2010 model hacked off nearly a second from its time on Wednesday, delivering an unofficial lap of 7:26.7 – a mere four-tenths ...

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    2010 Porsche 911 GT3 runs the 'Ring in 7:40, reps still claim Nissan GT-R is slower
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    2010 Porsche 911 GT3 - Click above to view the gallery
    The 2010 Porsche 911 GT3 is unquestionably bad-ass. Its naturally aspirated 3.8-liter flat-six provides 435 hp from behind the driver's seat, and its track-tuned chassis can dance with the world's most nimble supercars. The free-wheeling ...

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    Corvette ZR-1 knocks four seconds off 'Ring time
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    Click above for our high-res ZR-1 burnout gallery
    Back at the Nürburgring, the hot Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1 has just ripped four seconds off its claimed 7:26 lap. The new time, with Jan Magnussen at the wheel, is a claimed 7:22.4 for the full 12.93-mile loop. While the number is pretty bloody ...

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    Gauntlet thrown: Corvette ZR1 laps the 'Ring in 7:26.4
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Corvette ZR1. var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/autos/Corvette_ZR1_laps_the_Nurburgring_in_7_26_4'; Tadge J. Juechter, Corvette's chief engineer, announced this morning that Jim Mero, GM's development engineer, drove the ZR1 around the Nurburgring in ...

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    Lexus LF-A mule unseats Porsche GT2 as King of the 'Ring
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    click above for more images of the Lexus LF-A ConceptA Lexus LF-A mule has unofficially recorded a lap time on the Nordschleife of 7 minutes, 24 seconds. This is not in dispute. What is in dispute is how many seconds faster the LF-A's lap time is than that of the 2008 Porsche 911 GT2, the previous ...

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    EVO X vs STI - Tsukuba Lap Times
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    var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/motorsport/New_STI_faster_than_the_EVO_X_2'; It didn't take long for Japan's journalists to get the new STI and EVO X side by side, and the results are now officially in. Tsukuba circuit regulars Kazuo Shimizu and Manabu Kawaguchi spent an afternoon thrashing ...

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