'11 ZR1 Corvette Running at Grandsport Speedway Houston

A few laps at the Grandsport Speedway Houston, clockwise horse shoe included. My first day out the track with my ZR1. Good track surface. I run 1:05.90 (not on video unfortunately) while with the gold group. (the video is the silvergroup which was only 2 cars including mine and really not much challenge). The vehicle is equipped with sunset orange Exhaust commander module on video running with the Exhaust open. Very happy with the functionality of it. Good product. Here is their site if you are interested: http://sunsetorangecreations.com/Exhaust_Commander_Car2U.php No I am not associated with them.

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Grandsport Speedway 52 second laps
Lotus Exige at Grandsport speedway pulling a 52.828 with a theoretical best of 52.198. Im pretty sure I can work into the 51 second laps with another day at the track. Probably not much more than that in the car on street tires (Toyo R888).




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