Watch the ID R’s record-breaking run on the Nordschleife

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Volkswagen Motorsport has released footage of the ID R – the OEM’s all-electric racer – completing a record-breaking lap of the Nürburgring. The ID R already holds the fastest time for the iconic Pikes Peak climb, and the VW car, driven by Romain Dumas, has now beaten the time previously set by the Nio EP9.

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Matt joined UKi Media & Events in 2014 after seven years of living and working in Dubai. He has been a journalist for over a decade and has worked for a wide range of publications, including Rolling Stone, Time Out, iQ and Loaded. After starting out on the automotive team as deputy editor of Engine Technology International, Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology International and Transmissions Technology International, he has been an editor since 2015, and began editing Tire Technology International in 2018. In 2020, he was appointed editor-in-chief of Tire, Professional Motorsport World, Electric & Hybrid Marine Technology International and Crash test Technology International.

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