Lap of Luxury: The Viper’s Record-Breaking Lap Recap

It was quite a day. For anyone who couldn’t join us for our special live coverage of the 2010 Viper ACR’s first track test at Laguna Seca last week, you missed out on some genuine automotive history outside Monterey, California (but don’t worry, you can take a spin through it here).


Dodge had set out to fully test the new Viper for the first time, to push her limits a bit and find…

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Lap of Luxury: The Viper’s Record-Breaking Lap Recap

8:23 am: Your Morning Cup of Recap Includes Viper In-Car Video

Want to feel a bit of the knuckle-whitening forces endured by driver Chris Winkler yesterday as he careened around a few of the sharp turns of the hallowed Laguna Seca racetrack? At left you can watch the new record-breaking Viper from a riveting in-car perspective.

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8:23 am: Your Morning Cup of Recap Includes Viper In-Car Video

10:24 pm: More from Ralph Gilles’s Talk on the New Viper

At left you can watch the full version of the post-record speech by Ralph Gilles, President and CEO for Dodge Brand and Head of Design. In it he introduces the new 2010 Dodge Viper and reveals that a special “Laguna Seca” edition of the Viper (to be called the “1:33″ special edition) will be produced to commemorate the record 1:33.915 lap set by the car on the afternoon of Nov. 24, 2009 at Laguna Seca. Check back for more video and photos from what was an unbelievably eventful day at the…

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10:24 pm: More from Ralph Gilles’s Talk on the New Viper