VIDEO: 2012 Corvette ZR1 Laps Nurburgring in 7:19.63…Beats 2008 Record

The 2012 Chevy Corvette has returned to Germany’s Nurburgring and managed to record a lap time that beats its previous record set back in 2008.

“Testing at the Nurburgring is one of the important methods we have to validate our car in the toughest track conditions.” says Tadge Juechter, Corvette vehicle line director and chief engineer.

The 2012 Corvette ZR1 recorded a lap time of 7:19.63, more than six seconds faster than the previous Corvette-best recorded in 2008.

Check out the video after the jump.