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Corvette Z06 – Katech “Track Attack” – Ring Video


I always like hearing stories of people chasing a motoring dream, no matter of the hassles and required documentation for car importation.

The owner of this car “Kim Are” from Norway,found the car for sale in the USA and decided that this car suited his needs as it was specifically track focused and ready to hit the Nürburgring.

After he picked the car up he took it to a Florida tuner for a once over and to get some work done, he decided it was time to ship to the Netherlands.
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Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1’s 7:19 Nordschleife Record

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZb3gnN3hA0[/youtube]

Chevrolet & Jim Mero have taken the 2012 Corvette ZR1 to a GTR beating 7:19, With the help of the Michelins reborn Pilot Sport Cup Tyres which are the road legal type.

This has been born from some impressive track time and prototype testing by Chevrolet in 2010.

From watching this and noticing the brute power over the clinical handling on the Nissan GTR makes me wonder about transmission power loss in the GTR.

Be nice to see an application of the GTR engine in a purely RWD donor to see if it is just all handling.

The ZR1’s High Performance package is said to feature black cup-style aluminum wheels measuring 19-inches up front and 20-inches in the rear, as well as Michelin PS Cup tires and a six-speed manual transmission.

And will cost around £118k that is £12000 pound a second faster than the Nissan GTR.
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