Ralph Gilles congratulates driver Chris Winkler on his record-breaking lap in the 2010 Viper ACR (before sending him back out on the track to try a few more runs), which shattered the previous production car record of 1:35.075 by more than a full second.
Chris Winkler and the Viper crew set out this morning to test out the new Viper ACR on a track for the first time — and in the course of that testing managed to set a new course record at Laguna Seca for a production car.
At 12:26 Pacific time, after six hot laps and a few hours of practice runs, Dodge SRT engineer Chris Winkler clocked a lap time of 1:33.915. Click over to our Viper Test page for a…Read More
After six screaming hot laps around Laguna Seca, Chris Winkler, testing the 2010 Viper ACR, just broke the track record with a scorching time of 1:33.915 on lap seven.
Watch the clip to get a feel for the raw power of that Viper crossing the line in record time.Read More