Ford Motor Company execs have stated in the past that they don't see the need to chase lap records, but earlier this week, we learned that the Ford GT road vehicle had set a new lap record on the Virginia International Raceway Grand Course West. Now Chevrolet is claiming yet another "accidental" discovery, that its upcoming 2019 Corvette ZR1 happens to be the fastest coupe to have rolled on the VIR, a.k.a. the Virginia International Raceway, considered one of the most challenging road course. The 'Vette set this record earlier this month while General Motors was performing validation tests there.
If you are reading this, the odds are good that you know all of the key details of the 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1, but just in case, here is a quick rundown. The stock ZR1 was configured per the standard track and aerodynamic settings recommended by the owner's manual.
And with Jim Mero being no stranger to blitzing the Nurburgring, we're expecting the predicted Green Hell production vehicle lap record to take place once the infamous German track opens its gates for the 2018 season.
The time was set during "routine validation testing", Chevrolet said.
Under the hood is the new supercharged LT5 V8, offering 755 horsepower and 715 lb-ft of torque. It was also fitted with the available paddle-shift eight-speed automatic and the ZTK Performance Package. There are 13 radiators total, four of which are new to facilitate cooling between the engine oil, transmission, and differential.
At the start of this satisfying and very patriotic progression, the gone-but-not-forgotten 2016 Dodge Viper ACR made headlines in 2015 when it set multiple production lap records at a handful of tracks. And as you can see in the video, that's ruddy quick - even if you're not familiar with the track.
The record-setting ZR1 was also equipped with five-point harnesses, a harness bar, track seats, and the ZTK Performance Package, which includes an adjustable carbon-fiber High Wing, a front splitter with carbon-fiber end caps, Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 summer-only tires, and specific chassis and Magnetic Ride Control tuning.
Carl Anthony is Managing Editor of Automoblog and resides in Detroit, Michigan.
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