Even with old worn out tires and the wrong suspension settings, this driver wastes no time hustling his GT3 up the hill.
The Swiss Hillclimb Championship has held its annual Gurnigel Bergrennen competition event every autumn for the last 50 years. It’s a 2.3-mile paved hillclimb with over 1000 feet of elevation changes. Cars average more than 81 mph throughout the course, full of tight hairpins and long straightaways. It’s not for the faint of heart, as this GT3-R driver will now demonstrate.
Jürg Aeberhard got the chance to do a flying lap at the end of a session of the Gurnigel event last September. According to the video’s description, he’s equipped with old, worn out racing slicks and incorrect “race track” suspension settings. But he still manages to set a blistering time up the hill.
MPZRaceVideo put together a video of Aeberhard’s run, along with an onboard view from inside the cabin so we can see exactly how loose the GT3-R gets under corner exit. Watch for yourself as he flies through the tree line with expert precision.