2017 Camaro ZL1 – Faster than a 997 GT2 & Shelby GT350R Around Nurburgring???

Chevrolet just set a 7:29.60 lap time around the Ring with the 2017 Camaro ZL1, ~12s faster than the previous gen ZL1, leaving rival muscle cars and even some exotic hardware in the dust

I suppose I shouldn’t be surprised at how fast the 2017 Camaro ZL1 is around the ring.  The new Camaro SS 1LE proved just how capable the Alpha platform can be by matching the Porsche Cayman GT4’s time at this year’s Car & Driver Lightning Lap while beating out the Audi R8 V10 Plus, BMW M2 and Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat.

2017 Camaro ZL1 Performance Figures

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Mercedes-AMG Sweeps the Podium at the Nurburgring 24 Hours

Mercedes-AMG GT3 at the 2016 Nurburgring 24 Hours

The Mercedes-AMG GT3 put on a dominant showing at the 2016 Nurburgring 24hr with an 1-2-3-4 finish

The two Mercedes-AMG GT3 put on an epic drive in the last 20 minutes of the race with a mere 5.697 seconds between them at the checkered flag, absolutely astonishing for a 24 hour endurance race especially on a track like the Nurburgring.

2016 Nurburgring 24 HoursPhoto credit: GT Spirit

With pit strategy and cars slowing down to wait for the checkered flag, the #29 HTP and #4 Black Falcon cars were engaged in a flat out spring race through traffic for the final 2 laps.  The footage has already been uploaded to YouTube, you can check out the final 20 minutes of the race here:

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