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Porsche 911 GT2 RS Breaks Record At Pikes Peak
While Nobuhiro Tajima’s record-breaking run at Pikes Peak has been capturing all the attention after finally breaking the sub-1o minute mark for the first time ever, but another record was set at the famed Colorado mountain this weekend in something much more accessible to mere mortals.

Legendary Porsche shoe Jeff Zwart took a 911 GT2 RS up the mountain in 11:07.869, setting a new record for street legal cars.

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http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/2011/06/porsche-911-gt2-rs-breaks-record-at-pikes-peak.html

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Amazing that he drove the car there from California, 1100 something miles, then set that time. Amazing!
 

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All very interesting but this is the 12C forum on McLaren Life.

This should be posted on rennlist!
 

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Amazing that he drove the car there from California, 1100 something miles, then set that time. Amazing!
Quite agree - almost like back in the Golden Days.

I don't know if this belongs here, but it certainly deserves a spot somewhere on McLaren Life, 'cuz it's a massively cool achievement (perhaps an "other cars" section)?
 

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Maybe just move it under the EVO review for the 12C, since they tested a GT2RS. This achievement is HIGHLY indicative of the ridiculous performance of the Porsche.
 
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