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The Porsche GT2 RS is the new Nürburgring lap record holder

It beat not only the Lamborghini Huracan Performante, but the Radical SR8 LM, too.

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Andrew Krok
Porsche 911 GT2 RS Nurburgring
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The brand new Porsche 911 GT2 RS recorded a Nordschleife lap time of 6:47.03.

Porsche 911 GT2 RS Nurburgring
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That's about 5 seconds faster than the Lamborghini Huracan Performante, the previous record holder.

Porsche 911 GT2 RS Nurburgring
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The Lambo was also about 5 seconds faster than the previous record holder, the Porsche 918 Spyder.

Porsche 911 GT2 RS Nurburgring
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The GT2 RS also beat the track-only Radical SR8 LM, making it the fastest street-legal car around the 'Ring.

Porsche 911 GT2 RS Nurburgring
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With 700 horsepower on tap, the GT2 RS beat the Lambo's time in its very first try.

Porsche 911 GT2 RS Nurburgring
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The results exceeded even Porsche's own expectations.

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May the battle for the 'Ring record continue!

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