Breaking News: 2010 Viper ACR Breaks the Track Record at Laguna Seca

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 ton of video, photos, and news updates throughout the day.


  • coolmancool
    Posted November 24, 2009 at 9:56 pm | Permalink

    How fast was that Viper going? All I saw was a black streak with a splash of red. The Viper, the most underrated exotic car on the market. Definitely a best buy for super cars!

    • RLD
      Posted November 24, 2009 at 11:45 pm | Permalink

      That’s all we saw too…but the guys at the track said the Viper was going 135 MPH when it crossed the start/finish line.

  • Tazallen
    Posted November 29, 2009 at 6:14 am | Permalink

    Hello all!!!

    You need to tell this story in a form of a TV commercial…. Show that Dodge builds some world beating cars at affordable prices!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


  • Eric
    Posted December 2, 2009 at 1:17 am | Permalink

    Affordable? its still over $100,000.

    Amazing car though. Great job gettin back that record! I still think Dodge should come out with the Challenger SRT-10 🙂

  • Donovan
    Posted December 23, 2010 at 4:59 pm | Permalink

    Its the 2010 Dodge Viper 1:33 edition. Its the 1 car I want before i die lol.

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