Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo laps the Nürburgring in record-breaking 5:19.55

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It’s the best time ever recorded on the Green Hell

Behind the wheel of a Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo racer, German race driver Timo Bernhard has beaten the lap record on the Nürburgring. The previous record has been around for 35 years.

The on-board video of the record lap is available below:

Timo Bernhard is a two-time Le Mans 24 Hours winner and en-titre World Endurance champion. This feat sees him beat Stefan Bellof’s record on the Nürburgring, one that dates back to May 28, 1983, when driving a Porsche 956 C, Bellof needed 6:11.13 minutes to complete a full lap of the Green Hell.

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As most of you undoubtedly know, the Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo was Porsche’s (very efficient) weapon of choice that helped the company win Le Mans three times in a row in 2015, 2016, and 2017.

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This story is still developing and we’ll update the article with more details as soon as they become available.

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