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GTR and ZR1 Nurburgring times fake? Alex Roy and Matt Farah

Matt Farah and Alex Roy discuss the new "BMW" 7-series, the NHRA 1000ft Funny Car and Top Fuel limit, the upcoming McLaren SLR Speedster, the validity of the GTR and ZR1 Nurburgring lap times and how to standardize those times. Question of the Day = Is the Ring a good benchmark? -Garage419


 


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ZR1 vs GTR at the 'Ring - Garage419
Side by side comparison of both the Nissan GTR and the Corvette ZR1 at the Nürburgring (Nordschleife). These two videos were released by GM and Nissan as evidence of lap records, both starting a timer at different points on the track. To compare the laps, Garage419 has used a visual landmark to sync both videos; the pit-exit sign. We invite both drivers of the two cars to come to our garage to discuss their individual laps. - Garage419





GT-R : Epic Fail - Garage419
Matt Farah and Leo Parente discuss the potential mergers between GM, Ford, and Chrysler; James Bond sells his DBS boat, Drinking on mopeds, and the failure of the GT-R warranty department. -Garage419





Formula Drift with Samuel Hubinette & Tanner Foust-Garage419
We head to Englishtown New Jersey to check out Formula Drift. Watch US Top Gear's Tanner Foust ripping up the tires along with a ride along with Samuel Hubinette in his 750rwhp Dodge Viper. -Garage419





2010 Lotus Elise vs. 2000 Lotus Esprit
The Smoking Tire visits the beautiful Ojai valley with two of Lotus's finest cars, the Elise and the Esprit. Matt Farah hits the canyons to find out how the quintessential 'new' Lotus compares to the well-aging Esprit V8





Matt Farah's $500 Lemon -- /LIVE AND LET DRIVE
Alex teams up with TUNED's Matt Farah for a 3,000-mile trip into the wilds of Canada to pick up a Honda CRX Farah bought for $500 -- sight-unseen. Will it be the perfect 24 Hours of Lemons entry, or too much crap to handle?





How to Beat Speed Traps and Drive Safely Part 1 - /LIVE AND LET DRIVE
Alex Roy and David Maher head to Monticello Motor Club to teach best practices for driving on a road trip. Also, tips on how to use radar detectors and laser jammers correctly. In this show, Alex demonstrates how his Valentine One and Blinder Laser Jammers can be powerful tools if used correctly.





Authors@Google: Alex Roy
The Authors@Google program was pleased to welcome Alex Roy to Google's New York office to discuss his book "Driver: My Dangerous Pursuit of Speed and Truth in the Outlaw Racing World". Team Polizei 144 Captain Alex Roy is an automotive/travel executive, rally driver, TV personality and philanthropist. Since 1997 he has been President of Europe By Car, the largest independent European Car Rental broker in the US, currently celebrating its 53rd anniversary. In 2002 he founded the notorious Team Polizei, and is the only 7-time trophy winner in Xtreme Rallysport, winning the 2003 Gumball 3000 Spirit Trophy, the 2004 Gumball Style Trophy, the 2005 Gumball Silver Trophy (unofficial, of course), the 2004 Bullrun USA Team Trophy, the 2004 Bullrun Ibiza Trophy & the 2005 Bullrun USA Silver Trophy. He is also an Executive Producer of "32 Hours, 7 Minutes" a documentary about the 1981-83 U.S. Express, the last no-holds barred illegal non-stop race from NY to LA. The high-speed, unbeleivable, illegal, bittersweet, hilarious, danger packed true story of Team Polizei, from my father's revelatory deathbed confession to my search for the truth behind the greatest secret in racing history. The Driver follows my attempt to duplicate Claude Lelouch's Rendezvous (albeit around Manhattan), the creation of Team Polizei, the discovery of the now-infamous Polizei BMW M5, our debut on the 2003 Gumball 3000, my ignominous capture on the 2004 Bullrun USA, and many more adventures so far known only through snippets on YouTube...culminating with my delving into the true history of the Cannonball Run and U.S. Express, the underground cross-country races from which modern endurance rallies descended and the long-secret record whose true story has yet to be told. This event took place on July 8, 2008. Stay tuned to the end of the video for some footage of Alex's Team Polizie BMW M5, which he graciously brought by the Google NY office!!!





ZR1 vs GT-R at the Nurburgring Sync at 00:00:00
Here is a video combining the GT-R (7:29) run with the ZR1 run (7:26) at the 'Ring. Both GT-R and ZR1 runs are using the original videos in their original timeline (no time stretching). Both times are off with respect to each other. So I added a timer using Sony Vegas' timecode Video Event FX in its default settings. The 2 videos were sync'ed at the point immediately before the 00:00:00 started to tick. It's also at this point where the Sony Vegas timecode was started. Actually, at this starting time, the ZR1 is already ahead (slight head-start). I could have used the landmarks to sync but I decided to trust the timings done by both GM and Nissan. The Nissan timer is closer to the Sony Vegas timer (both end points). The GM timer seems to get an accumulated delay of a little more than 1 second. For example, when the ZR1 finished at 7:26.4, the Nissan timer was at 7:27.58 and the Sony Vegas timer was at 7:27.580. When GT-R finished at 7:29.03, Vegas timer was at 7:29.015. The best way to confirm which of these 3 timers is correct is to use your own stopwatch as this YouTube clip is played. I would need to create another comparison video where I will stretch the ZR1 timeline so that it is in sync with the GT-R timer at both 00:00:00 and 7:26.4.





1975 Honda CB750 Titan - Jay Leno's Garage
Gasser Custom's Adam Gaspic stops by with his latest build - a 40-year-old bike with white walls and an engine bored up to 836 cc. » Subscribe: http://bit.ly/JLGSubscribe » Visit the Official Site: http://bit.ly/JLGOfficialSite THE BEST OF JAY LENO'S GARAGE » Exclusive First Looks: http://bit.ly/JLGExclusives » Ultra Rare Supercars: http://bit.ly/JLGSupercars » Jay's Book Club: http://bit.ly/JLGBookClub JAY LENO'S GARAGE ON SOCIAL Follow Jay: http://Twitter.com/LenosGarage Like Jay: http://Facebook.com/JayLenosGarage ABOUT JAY LENO'S GARAGE A new video every Sunday! Visit Jay Leno's Garage, the Emmy-winning series where Jay Leno gives car reviews, motorcycle reviews, compares cars, and shares his passion and expertise on anything that rolls, explodes, and makes noise. Classic cars, restomods, super cars like the McLaren P1, sports cars like Porsche 918 Spyder and Camaro Z28, cafe racers, vintage cars, and much, much more. Subscribe for more: http://full.sc/JD4OF8 NBC ON SOCIAL: NBC YouTube: http://full.sc/MtLxIM NBC Facebook: http://facebook.com/NBC NBC Twitter: http://twitter.com/NBC NBC Google+: https://plus.google.com/+NBC/posts 1975 Honda CB750 Titan - Jay Leno's Garage http://www.youtube.com/user/jaylenosgarage Jay Leno's Garage http://www.youtube.com/user/jaylenosgarage





Nissan GT-R Nürburgring record run footage
http://www.streetdrift.net/2008/10/nissan-responds-to-porsche-we-didnt.html In April 2008, a stock JDM spec. Nissan R35 GT-R, steered by Nissan's chief test driver, completed a lap on the Nürburgring Nordschleife in only 7 min 29 seconds - the new record time for serial production vehicles. This lap time was later disputed by Porsche, claiming the tires used in the record run were not standard, as claimed by Nissan.





Corvette ZR1 Nurburgring 7:26.4
I know many people have been very interested in how fast the ZR1 would be at the Ring... Most car enthusiasts are quite familiar with the Nürburgring. Built in the 1920's near Cologne, Germany, "the Ring" is considered to be the toughest and most challenging race track in the world. Over the last two weeks, we have been doing our final tuning and testing there before we start ZR1 production cars. This morning (Friday June 27), General Motors development engineer Jim Mero drove the Corvette ZR1 around the Nürburgring in a time of 7:26.4. Jim commented after the lap that conditions were good except for a strong headwind down the main straight and that the lap was solid, but he felt there were a few places he could have gone faster. The car was bone stock with the exception of the communications and safety equipment. The tires were production Michelin Pilot Sport 2's. These tires have been developed specifically for the ZR1 and will have impressive wet traction and wear (tread wear rating = 220), in addition to excellent dry road holding. Chassis alignment and vehicle height were set to factory specs. Likewise, the engine calibrations were absolutely stock, emissions compliant and the car ran on pump (not racing) fuel. The vehicle was exactly like the cars that will be built in Bowling Green, Kentucky and sold around the world later this summer. Despite posting one of the fastest times ever run by a production car, Nürburgring lap times were not an over-riding priority in the development of the ZR1. The truth is, if the only priority was speed at the ring, the car would not be very pleasant to drive on American roads. The ZR1 is an incredibly capable track machine, but unlike most ultra-high performance cars, it is very easy to live with on a daily basis. The timed lap was run with a rolling start, a departure from our previous practice of standing starts. This is more aligned with current industry practice. The lap was electronically timed and confirmed with two hand-held stopwatches. .





Subaru WRX STI sedan Nurburgring record lap with Tommi Mäkinen - on-board footage
Subaru has released on-board driving footage during a hot lap at the Nürburgring Nordschleife racetrack in Germany using a 2011MY Subaru WRX STI 4-door (sedan) test vehicle. Behind the wheel is Finnish rally champ Tommi Mäkinen.





ZR1 Drag Race King - Spanks GTR, 599, and GT2
Join us as we pit Chevy's all-new 638 horsepower Corvette ZR1 against the Nissan GTR, Ferrari 599 GTB, and Porsche GT2 in a no holds barred drag race. Shot By: Jim Gleason and Mike Suggett Edited By: Jim Gleason Read the story here: http://www.motortrend.com/roadtests/coupes/112_0810_2009_corvette_zr1_vs_po rsche_gt2_vs_ferrari_599_vs_nissan_gtr/index.html





SLR mclaren at the nurburgring 200 mph+
Merc SLR 200 mph plust at the main straight at the nurburgring





Can a Nissan Versa beat a Corvette?
Matt always buys impractical cars and tries to justify them as practical, even though they are far from it. Dan makes him put his money where his mouth is by holding a practicality challenge against the most practical car in the US: a base Nissan Versa.




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