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Not sure if everyone gets Road and Track as soon as I do but their latest issue has a Lightning Lap article at Virginia International Raceway and they run a LOT of cars. Here is the summary of laptimes: lightninglaptimes.jpg
 

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Thank you for posting this info. Amazingly great performance by our StingRay!!! It is 3.7 seconds per lap faster than the $175,000 Audi R8 V-10 Plus. And look at the even larger margin for the new Jaguar and so many others.
 

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Wonder if it's the Z51 package or not... my dad gets R&T (and C&D) so I only read it when I visit my folks... always loved car mags; they brainwashed me into wanting a Corvette my whole life.

Also, holy crap that Corvette spanked its "competition" pretty hard.

The Z06's time at the 2015 Lightning Lap will be just below the 2014 GT-R NISMO is my guess, but maybe it'll be better. I'm actually slightly disappointed in the NISMO's time -- for a 7:08 car it should have been a bit closer to the 918's time but maybe it's the nature of the track or just the driver.

That 918 Spyder is incredible.
 

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C&D Lightning Lap...C7 does well!



Admittedly, I don't have the issue and haven't read the article, but:
~7-seconds faster than the M4
~4-seconds faster than an R8 V10 Plus
~2-seconds behind the 911 Turbo S
~3-seconds behind the Viper TA

Imagine what the Z06 will do to those lap times next year.
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I don't see any reason a Z07 can't get into the 2.48's.
 

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Thanks Snorman! For those who race, as you do, or those who follow racing know, the difference in one second per lap is huge on the race course. The StingRay's margins, as you pointed out, above are staggering. Love your comment, "Imagine what the Z06 will do next year."

Fun to sometimes go out on a limb; why not??? I predict a 2:47.3 for a Z06 with the Z07 option.
 

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I would guess a M7 because I just wouldn't expect them to have had an A8 available at the time.
 

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I would guess a M7 because I just wouldn't expect them to have had an A8 available at the time.
I thought it was from last month? If so, then it easily could have been a 2015 with an A8. All the other cars are automatics (except the Viper) but I guess that's irrelevant. The Z28 is quite impressive as well.
 

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For sure it was a std. Transmission Z51, my only doubt is if it had the MRSC or not and which type of seats, GT or Competition? Great performance!:)
 
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