Timo Bernhard and the Porsche team lapped the 20.832km Nürburgring Nordschleife race circuit in just 5 minutes 19.55 seconds. With an average speed of 233.8 km/h, the Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo beat the previous lap record by 51.58 seconds.
Sam joined the UKi Media & Events automotive team in 2017, having recently graduated from the University of Brighton with a degree in journalism. For the newest addition to the editorial team, stepping into the assistant editor position signalled the start of a career in the subject he studied. Now deputy editor for Professional MotorSport World and Engine + Powertrain Technology International, Sam writes content for both of the magazines and websites.