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Old 07-10-2018, 09:06 AM
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I will be going up to Laguna Seca today to attend the start of the Motor Trends Best Drivers Car test. I contacted Jonny Lieberman a few months ago to ask what cars are in it this year. So far they have the Blade Silver Corvette ZR1 with the ZTK package, Guards Red Porsche GT2RS, Arancio Anthaeus Orange Lamborghini Huracan Performante, Orange McLaren 720S Performance, Lime Essence Green New Aston Martin Vantage. So far I haven't seen a Ferrari Pista ! I'll report back.

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Ladies and Gents
I will be going up to Laguna Seca today to attend the start of the Motor Trends Best Drivers Car test. I contacted Jonny Lieberman a few months ago to ask what cars are in it this year. So far they have the Blade Silver Corvette ZR1 with the ZTK package, Guards Red Porsche GT2RS, Arancio Anthaeus Orange Lamborghini Huracan Performante, Orange McLaren 720S Performance, Lime Essence Green New Aston Martin Vantage. So far I haven't seen a Ferrari Pista ! I'll report back.
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I hope for that test the ZR1 is a manual! But it's a MT test not C&D, so I'm guessing they would choose an A8.
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I just want to see the lap times. They can have their best driver's car title. Subscribed!
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That is some stiff company to be in! The ZR1 is in for a ride!
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It seems like a great day for some Testing...




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Wow! Well at least we know it secures a minimum of coming in 4th. lol! But I might be wrong since this won’t be only on the numbers it puts up but the overall package.
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Hey Corvette_Nut,
I see you are there also. I just got back home and will be back tomorrow to view the hot laps. I told Jonny my mouth is zipped shut on the lap times. Since today is for doing the photo shoots and in car video stuff. So you rode up in the 720S if that is you taking the photos. Great morning temps for some fast times. No doubt we might see a production car lap record at Laguna with anyone of the four top cars that are over 700HP.
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Originally Posted by skank View Post
Hey Corvette_Nut,
I see you are there also. I just got back home and will be back tomorrow to view the hot laps. I told Jonny my mouth is zipped shut on the lap times. Since today is for doing the photo shoots and in car video stuff. So you rode up in the 720S if that is you taking the photos. Great morning temps for some fast times. No doubt we might see a production car lap record at Laguna with anyone of the four top cars that are over 700HP.

Hey Skank,

Unfortunately, I didn't roll up in the 720S. I just have really great Internet Google-ling Skills
I can't wait to see the final numbers when it's all said and done.

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Hey Skank,

Unfortunately, I didn't roll up in the 720S. I just have really great Internet Google-ling Skills
I can't wait to see the final numbers when it's all said and done.

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Well, we have four cars there that in theory could set a new production lap record.
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I hope for that test the ZR1 is a manual! But it's a MT test not C&D, so I'm guessing they would choose an A8.
It's a A8
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It's a A8
That's too bad! The 7 speed would have given a big leg up for the ZR1 at Best Driver's Car, the option for 3 pedals sets it a apart from all the Europeans in the test. I understand that the A8 might be faster at LS and is a better representation of what the majority of customers are opting for but BDC is about the whole experience and our auto doesn't stack up that well against PDK and the other dual clutch transmissions.
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Very excited to see results though! BDC, R&T performance car of the year, and lightning lap make fall my favorite time of year!
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Stelvio and a Stinger in there, who said there isn't comedic relief?

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Wow! Well at least we know it secures a minimum of coming in 4th. lol! But I might be wrong since this won’t be only on the numbers it puts up but the overall package.
I wouldn't be so sure. The Aston is effectively a better looking AMG GT R, and we all know how well that one did last time.

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