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Old 03-16-2006, 08:49 AM   #6
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That track is easily one of the most challenging in the world. Narrow, relatively bumpy, lined with slick grass and unforgiving walls, high speeds and large elevation changes. There's a reason that the great Jackie Stewart called it the "Green Hell". It still sometimes goes by this name, the "Grune Holle".

Driver makes a huge difference on any track, but on this track you need a true "Ringmeister" or VERY gifted driver like Jan Magnussen (who is the primary reason the Z06 got the time it did, with a Le Mans winning pro GT driver and full factory suppport) to get the best time.

If there are only a few true trials of testicular fortitude left in the world, this is definitely one of them.
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