Article: 2019 Corvette ZR1 Sets New Production Car Record at VIR

February 11, 2018

By Chase Christensen in CorvetteOnLine

Well, it happened. We finally have our first official lap times from the most powerful production Corvette ever built and it did not disappoint—to put it lightly. The C7 ZR1 laid down a blistering 2:37.3 lap time at what many consider to be “America’s Nurburgring”, Virginia International Raceway, making it the fastest production car ever to lap the circuit.

This news comes on the heels of Ford’s GT becoming the first production vehicle ever to transcend the 2-minute-40-second mark at the famous track, posting a lap time of 2:38.6. But alas, Ford’s efforts just weren’t good enough to allow it to hold on to the production record and The King of the Hill showed the blue-oval boys how it’s done.

Read More:Click Here to read more about this speed demon Corvette and view a three minute video from the cockpit of the vehicle as it made it's lap.

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