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Old 14th October 2009, 01:43   #1
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Default Gumpert Apollo sets a new Nurburgring record!!!

Just as the R35 vs Zr1 battle had reached the sub 7:30 bracket, the Gumpert Apollo raised the bar even further with a lap time of 7:11.57.

The car feels so comfortable even on this relatively bumpy circuit. The ease with which it accelerates, brakes and corners is impressive.



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Old 14th October 2009, 03:56   #2
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Gosh that is some impressive driving + great car!
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I had never heard of this car before. I guess you learn something new everyday. Thanks!
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AFAIK,
Gumpert also did break the Top Gear track record also, beating Zonda F.
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Gumpert beat the Ascari A10 to go to the top.
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Very smooth driving. Who's the driver? Sabine Schmitz?
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A quick google reveals the driver to be 26 year old Florian Gruber. It looks like the fastest production road legal car around the Nurburgring is still the Radical SR8 at 6:48. I don't know why Gumpert is claiming their time to be a record
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