The Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo has smashed the Nürburgring record on the 20.8 kilometre course, the record has stood for the last 35 years. In 1983 Stefan Bellof lapped the track in a Porsche 956 C in a time of 6.11.13 minutes.
The new record set by Timo Bernhard in the Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo was 5.19.55. Porsche managed to break the lap record three times with times of 5.31, 5.24 and the final time of 5.19.55.
— Porsche LMP1 Team (@Porsche_Team) June 29, 2018
The Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo is a development of the Le Mans prototype with which Porsche won the Le Mans 24-hour race in 2015, 2016 and 2017 as well as the FIA World Endurance Championship three times in a row – manufacturers’ and drivers’ titles respectively.
You can find our more information about the Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo and their new record over at Porsche at the link below.