Kings of the ‘Ring – You’ll be surprised at which cars are fastest around the Nordschleife

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Yesterday marked a milestone day for supercars. Porsche’s new 918 Spyder absolutely BEASTED the 20.8 KM lap of the legendary Nurburgring Nordschleife at the hands of driver Marc Lieb (don’t worry, I haven’t heard of him either) in 6 minutes, 57 seconds.  I know by now, most of us have tried our hand at the Nordschliefe in video games and probably holds the record for the most “flashback” or “restart race” options than any other track in the game. Plus, all you hear these days from car manufacturers  is “…it’s tested on the legendary Nurburgring…” blah blah blah bullshit.

But DAMN 6:57 ??? It’s kind of like if a baseball player took all the steroids, and continuously jacked every home run out of the park. It’s incredible. But once I took a look at the numbers of how quickly the previous record holders ran at the ‘Ring –…

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