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Old 04-19-2018, 09:18 PM   #1  
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..... which means its barely as fast as a 500hp .2 GT3 and not even close to the NA GT3RS even having 250hp and twice as much as torque? How can that be?
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..... which means its barely as fast as a 500hp .2 GT3 and not even close to the NA GT3RS even having 250hp and twice as much as torque? How can that be?
My guess is that it will be at least 10 seconds quicker, as it is reported to be approx 2 seconds quicker around Virginia Intl. Raceway with Randy Pobst as the driver...a much shorter track than The Green He’ll Track
I believe the current Z06 time is approx 7mins 16 secs
I believe the current ZL1 Camaro time is approx 7 mins 14 secs
I also believe the Z06 time is at least 1 yr old

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Old 04-19-2018, 09:57 PM   #3  
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Build up the rep a bit then pass it off to Sports Auto for their run. Done!
Anyway, just basing that on the R&T interview.

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No. I seriously doubt it.

- 2 seconds quicker at VIR
- 3 seconds at Road Atlanta

On a huge power track that values brute power and downforce like the Ring...expect an much, much bigger gap.

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My guess is that it will be at least 10 seconds quicker, as it is reported to be approx 2 seconds quicker around Virginia Intl. Raceway with Randy Pobst as the driver...a much shorter track than The Green He’ll Track
I believe the current Z06 time is approx 7mins 16 secs
I believe the current ZL1 Camaro time is approx 7 mins 14 secs
I also believe the Z06 time is at least 1 yr old
Reverse those.

C7 Z06 Z07(magazine): 7:13.9
Camaro ZL1 1LE(factory): 7:16.4

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No. I seriously doubt it.

- 2 seconds quicker at VIR
- 3 seconds at Road Atlanta

On a huge power track that values brute power and downforce like the Ring...expect an much, much bigger gap.



Reverse those.

C7 Z06 Z07(magazine): 7:13.9
Camaro ZL1 1LE(factory): 7:16.4
Thanks for correcting my lapse in memory...I checked to make sure, and the two cars and times are correct...Thanks again.

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Old 04-20-2018, 02:45 AM   #6  
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That run means nothing. It will go much faster than that. Belee dat.
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..... which means its barely as fast as a 500hp .2 GT3 and not even close to the NA GT3RS even having 250hp and twice as much as torque? How can that be?
My God, you Z06 folks are funny!
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https://www.roadandtrack.com/new-car...g-time-rumors/
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i know. Thats why I posed the question
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Who cares about Ring times? It’s marketing. The ring is a validation tool to show the cars weaknesses and strengths. You will never get that time. I don’t know the ring time for any of my cars past or present. I don’t care. It’s bar talk.
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Who cares about ring times? Who cares about 1/4 mile times? Its all relative performance. Its a way for me to judge zr1 and compare it against cars it competes with. Its all about prestige. If ZR1 did do 7:12, 1 second faster than Z06 when the 500hp GT3 did 7:12 not to mention 525 hp GT3RS doing it in 6:56, its embarrassing if you consider ZR1 has 50% more HP and 100% more torque not to mention much more aero.

considering GT3 which did it in 7:12 costs 150k vs zr1 costing 140k (in ztk trim), the argument for zr1 being best bang for the buck is utter bullshit as well.

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Who cares about ring times? Who cares about 1/4 mile times? Its all relative performance. Its a way for me to judge zr1 and compare it against cars it competes with. Its all about prestige. If ZR1 did do 7:12, 1 second faster than Z06 when the 500hp GT3 did 7:12 not to mention 525 hp GT3RS doing it in 6:56, its embarrassing if you consider ZR1 has 50% more HP and 100% more torque not to mention much more aero.
I'd think it was just as embarrassing that you would really believe the ZR1 is only 1 second faster than the Z06 at the Ring when its 2.5 seconds quicker at VIR and 3 seconds quicker at Road Atlanta...not to mention the mechanical and aero improvements.

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Who cares about ring times? Who cares about 1/4 mile times? Its all relative performance. Its a way for me to judge zr1 and compare it against cars it competes with. Its all about prestige. If ZR1 did do 7:12, 1 second faster than Z06 when the 500hp GT3 did 7:12 not to mention 525 hp GT3RS doing it in 6:56, its embarrassing if you consider ZR1 has 50% more HP and 100% more torque not to mention much more aero.

considering GT3 which did it in 7:12 costs 150k vs zr1 costing 140k (in ztk trim), the argument for zr1 being best bang for the buck is utter bullshit as well.
get over it bro! Itís a BS report! A dude stood on the bridge and clocked a time, no video to show what was happening on the massive track. Last I checked itís open to manufactures so you have no clue how many Ford Focus, etc were in the ZR1ís way slowing them down. Fake news

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Porsche News letter 4-20-18 said the GT3RS time was 6:56.4 with only 520 HP.
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Porsche News letter 4-20-18 said the GT3RS time was 6:56.4 with only 520 HP.
Yes as was already stated about 3 posts up.
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You've only been here since November, have 26 posts, and the majority of them have been garbage. Well done. Welcome to the forum.

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If ZR1 did do 7:12, 1 second faster than Z06
Please read my post here before commenting further on the BtoG stupidity.
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Who cares about ring times? Who cares about 1/4 mile times? Its all relative performance. Its a way for me to judge zr1 and compare it against cars it competes with. Its all about prestige. If ZR1 did do 7:12, 1 second faster than Z06 when the 500hp GT3 did 7:12 not to mention 525 hp GT3RS doing it in 6:56, its embarrassing if you consider ZR1 has 50% more HP and 100% more torque not to mention much more aero.

considering GT3 which did it in 7:12 costs 150k vs zr1 costing 140k (in ztk trim), the argument for zr1 being best bang for the buck is utter bullshit as well.
Ok. We respectfully agree not to agree.
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The GT3 did it in 6:56 the same time, same day ZR1 was there
Chevy please no more excuses

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Why do we have four threads on this same topic?
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get over it bro! Itís a BS report! A dude stood on the bridge and clocked a time, no video to show what was happening on the massive track. Last I checked itís open to manufactures so you have no clue how many Ford Focus, etc were in the ZR1ís way slowing them down. Fake news
That "dude" also reported the time of the GT3RS, and had it dead nuts to what what made official today.

Also, the ZR1 was the only car on the track for the time that was reported.

There is no way of knowing what the time will be when (if) GM ever reports the ZR1's time, and you sure have to think it will be faster than what has been identified. But, if you think the Corvette team had the track to themselves on a perfect weather day and they weren't trying to set an official time, you are lying to yourself.
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