Volkswagen Smashes Time Record at Legendary Nürburgring

VW racing

Automotive Testing Technology International, May 2019

Volkswagen Motorsport's ID.R race car, powered by ANSYS simulation solutions, cemented its place in racing history by shattering the lap time record for electric vehicles at the Nürburgring Nordschleife. Finishing in 6.05.336 minutes, Volkswagen driver Romain Dumas pushed the ID.R's battery — supported by ANSYS simulations — to its limits on the demanding German race track, showcasing its industry-leading electrical efficiency.