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07-17-2018, 11:54 PM
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Posted By Achmed

On Thursday the 12th the ZR1 finished last at...

On Thursday the 12th the ZR1 finished last at Laguna Seca, out of all cars or just last out of the 4 top ones?
07-17-2018, 09:41 AM
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Posted By Achmed

Even with the A10 in the ZL1 they got best...

Even with the A10 in the ZL1 they got best results by manually upshifting in acceleration tests. Its not due to the shifting speed at all, with all the power and lack of advanced launch control, they...
07-16-2018, 12:14 AM
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Posted By Achmed

i dont think the performante will beat the gt2rs ...

i dont think the performante will beat the gt2rs

the m5 and zr1 will be close in ET, will depend on how the zr1 driver is able to launch.
07-15-2018, 03:06 PM
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Posted By Achmed

there is more than one concern about these tires:...

there is more than one concern about these tires:

a) are they OEM tires like the rest of BDC competitors use as well as production car official ring time attempts?

b) are these tires...
07-15-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,138
Posted By Achmed

gizmos quoted numbers are correct lol, where the...

gizmos quoted numbers are correct lol, where the real world differences lie are that the c6z was manual only so those test numbers he quoted arent as consistent IRL.
07-15-2018, 02:45 PM
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Posted By Achmed

I'd say in real world/street driving it will be...

I'd say in real world/street driving it will be night and day difference between the zr1 and z06 during highway pulls (that is why I showed 60-100 of both).

Ignoring stop lights, an A8 ZR1...
07-15-2018, 02:29 PM
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Posted By Achmed

Fixed it for for you, and since you're using the...

Fixed it for for you, and since you're using the fastest Z06 test to date its fair to use the same for the ZR1 too.
07-15-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,138
Posted By Achmed

lol "conveniently" leaving out the zero to 150 as...

lol "conveniently" leaving out the zero to 150 as well as ignoring the faster ZR1 test that wasnt in 93 degree heat.

Even using the slowest ZR1 test vs the fastest Z06 test like you did, its...
07-15-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 11,627
Posted By Achmed

So the porsche 918 is the fastest non-prototype...

So the porsche 918 is the fastest non-prototype porsche to lap the ring, is the fastest actual production ring time then the Performante or was that also a protoype?

If Chevy went the prototype...
07-15-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 11,627
Posted By Achmed

If the tire isn't sold as OEM or isn't included...

If the tire isn't sold as OEM or isn't included on the car the owner drives home from the dealer, then its not apples to apples when one manufacturer gets to use such a tire vs the rest of the cars...
07-15-2018, 12:02 PM
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Views: 4,138
Posted By Achmed

I'm not sure where the rumour of same to 100 and...

I'm not sure where the rumour of same to 100 and 150 as the Z06 started?

It has the same or similar 0-60 (as traction is the limiting factor), braking and skidpad results, no surprise there. The...
07-14-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,138
Posted By Achmed

on braking yes but they also said it faster in...

on braking yes but they also said it faster in every measure than any other c7 and that its basically the most that can be extracted from this platform
07-14-2018, 07:27 PM
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Posted By Achmed

Lol u remind me of petermj i dont recall...

Lol u remind me of petermj

i dont recall anyone saying game over for gt2rs at domestic tracks although most argued that the zr1 would be competitive with it. I don't see a reason yet to think...
07-14-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,138
Posted By Achmed

I dont get why they send the 3zr heavier version...

I dont get why they send the 3zr heavier version which rounded closer to 7300 lbs

in motor trend's test the 3zr low wing was measurably slower in a straight line than the 1zr high wing...

they...
07-14-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,138
Posted By Achmed

Actually i just found it on magzter and ordered...

Actually i just found it on magzter and ordered going to check it out now
07-14-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,138
Posted By Achmed

thanks for the info, i couldnt find the...

thanks for the info, i couldnt find the electronic version for sale online yet

Do they have a lap comparison too?

are the zr1 test numbers in this issue different than the previous white zr1...
07-14-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 11,627
Posted By Achmed

The same corvette oem tires are always used on...

The same corvette oem tires are always used on both the track and street components of such comparison tests. Same with most other manufacturers.

If the porsche tires are streetable why are they...
07-14-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 135
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Posted By Achmed

i dont see a thread on this but there are 3 or so...

i dont see a thread on this but there are 3 or so discussions on zr1 vs 720s youtube drag and roll races lol.

its the first ive seen of this cover - is it at newsstands? Any info on what is inside?
07-14-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 11,627
Posted By Achmed

zr1 got 12:07 at the Ring with cup 2's so could...

zr1 got 12:07 at the Ring with cup 2's so could have got under 11:45 with cheater tires
07-14-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 11,627
Posted By Achmed

True, at least its disclosed, better than not...

True, at least its disclosed, better than not disclosing.

I wonder if this had anything to do with why Ford GT opted out.

GM should have insisted they use a manual ZR1 for driver engagement...
07-14-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 11,627
Posted By Achmed

The tires seem different enough to prompt...

The tires seem different enough to prompt switching them out for street use, or why wouldnt they just use one tire for both like the rest of the cars in the competition do?

Maybe its hair...
07-14-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 11,627
Posted By Achmed

For the BDC test it looks like they're allowong...

For the BDC test it looks like they're allowong the gt2rs to use different tires when track vs street testing, am I the only one who finds that a bit...
07-13-2018, 01:42 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 11,627
Posted By Achmed

Do you know what octane they were running? ...

Do you know what octane they were running?

At Road Atlanta where Randy got almost 4 seconds faster in a zr1 than z06 im guessing the zr1 was using what is it 100 octane thats recommended in the...
07-11-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 11,627
Posted By Achmed

Johny L posted on inatagram "Let me just say, the...

Johny L posted on inatagram "Let me just say, the ZR1 is a big boy over turn one here. My gosh."
06-13-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 25,611
Posted By Achmed

Interesting, so about 2 seconds per minute faster...

Interesting, so about 2 seconds per minute faster than the Z06 that Sport Auto tested, would be cool to see what Sport Auto gets if they test the ZR1.

FWIW rumour is that ZR1 inched out both GT2RS...
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