The overall record for the Nurburgring Nordeschleife was set on the 28th of May, 1983 by Stefan Bellof, while qualifying for the 1983 World Endurance Championship race. The time? An astonishing 6:11.13 set in the then-new Porsche 956 Group C racer. This was the last year that the big prototypes raced on the Green Hell, for ’84 they moved over to the new GP circuit.
That very same weekend, Derek Bell did some in-car shooting for a new video called “In Car 956″, so we can get a little taste of what the Bellof time looked like. Have a look, the speeds are quite scary….