Lightning Lap 11.5: The Ford GT Is Our New VIR Lap-Time King! [w/ Video, of Course] ""

By | January 22, 2018

Lightning Lap 11.5: The Ford GT Is Our New VIR Lap-Time King! [w/ Video, of Course]

The Ford GT’s currency is speed, traded on the exchanges of ACO, WEC, and IMSA. Based on the asking price, its brokers—the 1000 hand-picked applicants who will be allowed to buy the car over the next four years—should have the means to make a track day happen. Whether they choose Virginia International Raceway’s 4.1-mile Grand West Course thrill ride is up to them. For us, it is the obvious choice. We’ve been lapping cars there for more than a decade; we brought the GT to VIR now because we couldn’t secure one to run in 2017’s Lightning Lap 11, and we wanted to make this car part of the official record. The GT at VIR is, in one word, fastest. As in, fastest-lap-we’ve-ever-recorded fastest. READ MORE ››

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