2019 Corvette ZR1 dethrones Ford GT with production car lap record at VIR


Them boys are at it again. While the Corvette engineering team was validating the ZR1’s on-track stamina during a 24-hour session of lapping Virginia International Raceway’s 4.1-mile Grand Course West, something interesting happened. The ZR1 inadvertently set the production car lap record with a blistering 2:37.25 lap with Corvette development engineer Jim Mero behind the wheel. The Ford GT must now settle for second place.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/02/01/production-car-lap-record-at-vir