The Mercedes-AMG One hypercar is the new queen of the Nurburgring circuit with a time of 6:35.183 minutes (6:30.705 minutes on the keep track of variation applied by German Sport Car magazine).
The document was set on 28 October 2022 by Maro Engel, DTM driver and Mercedes-Benz manufacturer ambassador, and was recorded at the last try at 17:14:31, just a handful of tens of seconds right before the track shut at 17:15. The time recorded was 6:35.183 minutes or 6:30.705 if you acquire into account the variation made use of by the German Sport Vehicle magazine. The Sport Automobile ranking has the maximum notoriety and is applied as a reference by all companies.
The Mercedes-AMG 1 as a result conquer by extra than 8 seconds the history held by Lars Kern who accomplished the keep track of variant utilized by Activity Vehicle on 14 June 2021 in 6:38.835 minutes (6:43.300 minutes on the 20.832 km variant) at the wheel of a Porsche 911 GT2 RS equipped with Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 R tyres and OEM Manthey Overall performance Package.
Maro Engel used Race Furthermore mode and not Strat 2. This suggests lively, optimum achievable aerodynamics, restricted chassis tuning, motor vehicle reducing by 37 mm at the entrance axle and 30 mm at the rear axle and, of program, whole electrical power from all motors. The DRS technique was activated when needed. This retracts the entrance louvres on the wings as very well as the upper aero ingredient of the two-phase rear wing.
The DTM driver could not drive to the limit on all sections of the keep track of and he experienced to use distinctive energy management. To this conclude, he made use of the 4-phase Electricity Circulation Handle (EFC) of the Mercedes-AMG A single and let off the gasoline a minor before in some sections, recognised as “lift and coast” in technological jargon. He also made use of strength restoration in the braking phases. On the other hand, on the long Dottinger Hohe line, the battery furnished ample strength for a leading speed of 338 km/h.
The climate was not best for the file while it was sunny with a light-weight wind. But the keep track of was nevertheless moist and dirty in some places, usual of the Nurburgring in autumn. In some sections like the Kesselchen section, the asphalt was not fully dry. With the outdoors and asphalt temperature just underneath 20 degrees there was only time for four rapidly laps.
The file was accredited by a notary who verified that the auto was the manufacturing car. It is equipped as typical with Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 R MO tyres, specially formulated for this design, and ceramic disc brakes.
You can see listed here the total history lap.