Originally Posted by bruce.augenstein@comcast.
"Without heroics" is how I characterize the Sportauto time. As a for instance, Horst went an 8:05 in the 997S compared to Rohrl's 7:59, so it might be reasonable to assume something close to that kind of difference in the case of the M3 as well.
Nissan was reporting that their #1 guy was 15 seconds faster than their #2 guy in the GTR. It is interesting that some manufacturers are making a marketing move by publishing their times, and others don't.