New lap record at the Nordschleife (Sport Auto Trophy)
With a lap time under 7:12 minutes on the Nürburgring Nordschleife gets Gumpert Apollo Sport, the Sport Auto Trophy, the coveted cup for the fastest street-legal vehicles with life lap on the Nordschleife. Pilot Florian Gruber to undercut the old record by 3.32 seconds.
The new record 7.11,57 minutes – Gruber drove in the mid-engined sports car the ”Apollo Sport”. Gruber stated ”It certainly would have gone a little faster,” said the 26-year-old record after the round and seemed totally uneffected by this committed drive.
The Pistonspy was there and got the pictures of the Gumpert on the 13th August 2009.