Archive for the ‘Radical’ Category

NEW VIDEO: Radical SR8LM Nurburgring record

In August Radical set a new Nürburgring lap record, smashing the 6 minute 50 barrier, with the 460bhp 2.8-litre V8 powered SR8LM. The new time set by Michael Vergers at the wheel of the Radical was 6 minutes 48 seconds, and about a month after the record was set evo published a clip on YouTube. […]

VIDEO: Radical SR8LM Nürburgring record

Finally, here is a complete, and official, video showcasing the record lap set by the Radical SR8LM. In case you missed it, the little British sportscar that could lapped the Nürburgring Nordschleife in 6 minutes and 48 seconds. That’s a reduction in lap time from Radical’s previous best of 6 minutes 55 seconds, set by […]

Radical SR8LM record preview

Here is some video footage of the Radical SR8LM from its recent Nürburgring visit. It must be stressed that this clip is understood not to be the “record” 6:48 lap. According to the comments section on YouTube Michael Vergers, the driver of said record lap, has posted that a video showcasing the wonder time will […]

Radical SR8LM smashes 6:50 Nordschleife barrier

Forget the Gumpert’s news, the lads from Peterborough have driven their Radical SR8LM from the UK to Germany and then gone on to smash their own four year old record. For so long the previous best time by a “road car” was held by the Radical SR8, at 6 minutes and 55 seconds, but now, […]

Radical SR8 still holds Nürburgring record

This is the Radical SR8. It has 363bhp and weighs just 650kg. It produces more downforce than the combined weight of car and driver. Then there’s the small matter of its Nordschleife lap time… 6 minutes 55 seconds. That time was set on 28 September 2005, and still, no production car has beaten it. This […]