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Old 02-26-2012, 11:15 AM   #33
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Originally Posted by PeeBee View Post
Video clearly shows him taking his right hand off the steering wheel during that lap... And the pictures from the prototype being used that showed up do show a manual gearbox...
I've watched the Nurburgring video so much that I could probably drive it in my sleep. It's just that I've read that Aaron Link ALSO drove the track with a HydraMatic equipped ZL1. The article also stated that the 7:41 time was achieved with the auto. Obviously, the video shows Aaron rowing the gears in a manual & the "time" shown is the "same". In the video, you see the CF extractored ZL1 hood being shut & Aaron flying around the 1st curve, BUT you don't see the actual START at ZERO.
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