D he was the best and fastest three cars of these four brands included in the lap time calculation, as well as Corvette and Aston Martin.
The picture at the basic speed in the 24h-race at the Nürburgring is ambivalent: On the one hand, the BMW with the starting number 19 stood out clearly and outperformed the competitors by 2.3 seconds in the 70 fastest race laps, sometimes the gap went wrong even more than four seconds apart.
Only the BMW Z4 drives away from the field
If you count out starting number 19 On the other hand, the fastest top cars from BMW, Audi, Mercedes and Porsche were in a narrow corridor of 1.739 seconds. The balance was only almost right, with the exception of Schubert-BMW, because the sister car with the number 20 was an average of two seconds faster than the top Audi on the 30 fastest laps.
US sports car on par with the Germans
The performance of Corvette in the 24h race on is very astonishing Nürburgring 2012: The Americans were on average between Audi and Mercedes on the 30 fastest race laps.