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    Porsche 911 GT2 RS Creates New Buddh Lap Record

    by Swati Sanchayi on Friday, Mar 22 2019

    A Porsche 911 GT2 RS has quite recently set the quickest lap time at the Buddh International Circuit. This is a triumphant accomplishment for Porsche as one of its autos has taken the lap record for the second time in only four months. The past record was set by a 911 GT3 back in November 2018, and now it has been taken by a 911 GT2 RS and the two vehicles were driven by driving expert Narain Karthikeyan. The Buddh International Circuit is India's chief dashing circuit that has a few universal hustling arrangement and occasions.

    The circuit was lauded by a few Formula One driver after the first F1 race on the 5.14 km- long track was held in 2011. Having a lap record at the circuit is amazingly renowned and Porsche India has now done it twice in succession.

    On 19 March 2019, Porsche India put Narain Karthikeyan in a Porsche 911 GT2 RS and the outcome toward the day's end was another lap record for the quickest road lawful vehicle around the BIC. Narain's past record in the 911 GT3 was coordinated at 2 minutes and 07.629 seconds.


    The 911 GT2 RS bettered it by 07.363 seconds, timing a splendid time of 2 minutes and 00.266 seconds. The record was ensured by the Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI) which is India's most noteworthy specialist with regards to Motorsport.

    Commenting on the achievement, Pavan Shetty, Director of Porsche India said, "This record establishes Porsche as the fastest automobile brand in India. In a matter of months, Porsche 911s have now broken the lap record twice at the Buddh International Circuit. I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Narain on a job well done as this was a true showcase of Porsche's ability to manufacture highly emotional sports cars that are at home on the race track."

    The Porsche 911 GT2 RS is controlled by a 3.8- liter, bi-turbo, six-barrel fighter motor with a most extreme power yield of 700 bhp and a pinnacle torque yield of 750 Nm. The back wheel is driven through Porsche's licensed Porsche DoppelKupplung (PDK) seven-speed gearbox. The execution machine includes the mark 911- arrangement structure qualities yet with improved streamlined bits and a huge back wing.


    The Porsche 911 has dependably been a standout amongst the best execution autos on the planet. Throughout the years, a few circuit slanted variations have been created by the German producer. The GT2 RS is as of now the most track-centered 911 underway and the outcomes appear in the lap times.

    Apart from this, the Porsche Museum is commending the 50th milestone birthday with designs to reestablish the initial 917 at any point made to its unique condition, as it was when previously revealed 50 years back. The 917-001 experienced different changes after some time. The 917-001 was exhibited without precedent for Geneva in March 1969, with its bodywork in white with a green front area; it had another search for its appearance at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt that year, for which the vehicle was repainted in white and orange. At the point when Porsche later reported the exchange of its hustling exercises to the J.W. Car Engineering group, headed by Briton John Wyer, the 917-001 was by and by utilized as an introduction vehicle – and restored in the brand shades of US oil organization and support, Gulf: light blue and orange.

    From 14 May to 15 September 2019, the Porsche Museum will respect the 50th commemoration of the 917 with a broad exceptional show entitled "Shades of Speed – 50 Years of the 917". A sum of 14 shows – including ten 917 models which alone have a consolidated PS yield of 7,795 – will be in plain view. The Porsche Museum will exhibit a 917 idea concentrate on people in general out of the blue as respect to the main Le Mans triumph of 1970. Stay tuned to for further updates from Porsche.




    A diverse bilingual (English and Hindi) Copywriter and Content Creator based in New Delhi, India. With a degree in Journalism, I always had an inclination towards writing.

    As a writer, I have worked on content related to automobile, technology, travel, lifestyle, photography and many more.

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