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Ferrari press blooper, a Pagani beating a Ferrari lap record and a drawbridge

By Rigval on 24 Jul 2010

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On the 23rd of April 2010 Ferrari 599xx apparently broke the record for the fast lap ever made by a ‘production derived sports car’ at the Nurburgring. The Ferrari completed the 20.832-kilometer Nordschleife circuit at the Nürburgring in 6minutes 58.16 seconds and claims this is the first time that a "production derived sports car" has broken the 7 minute barrier.

Of course, Pagani went the ‘Ring sometime after that and did a 6 minute 47seconds flat making that car, a Zonda R to be the current record holder for cars that are based on something street legal, but isn’t.

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But the funny thing about this whole record run is that Ferrari’s actual press release pic above included the extremely nice graffiti of a part of the male anatomy in the background. This picture isn’t found on the official website anymore (I checked) and I wonder what happened to the PR guy who released the photograph.

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The Pagani spokesperson must have chose wisely as there were no signs whatsoever of a penis anywhere in the photo.

Anyway, the artist who drew that piece of ‘road art’ could be the same guy who did this to a drawbridge in Russia.

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Pics by Reuters and Worldcarfans.

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Rigval
Written by Rigval
Born in 1972. Married with a kid. Loves B-road drives and have driven cars from the 1950s to date.



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Xspace Jul 24 2010 09:31 PM
Cool work... lOL
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