Monticello: The Lutz At Dawn

Edward Niedermeyer
by Edward Niedermeyer

Bob Lutz savors his morning cup of Maximum, as he contemplates a wet, foggy day of racing at Monticello. Competitors will get five laps of the 3.5 mile track… assuming all those ponies at the rear wheels don’t leave Cadillacs scattered across the infield. Early practice video shows a CTS-V shouting at the devil on the main straight, but in these conditions the corners are the issue. Updates will be posted as they come in from our man behind the wheel, Mad Jack Baruth.

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  • SherbornSean SherbornSean on Oct 29, 2009

    It looks as if the M3 is the car to beat. Which makes me wonder whether a simple $40K 335 is the fastest sport sedan in the world.

  • RobD RobD on Oct 29, 2009

    Bob Lutz posts 2:56:321 for his best lap. Aaron Link (CTS-V) posts 2:48:902 as best time for group.

  • Anonymous Anonymous on Oct 29, 2009

    The whole thing is pointless and ludicrous. Why bother?

  • Gfen Gfen on Oct 29, 2009

    Cadillac Final laps John Heinricy in CTS-V: 2:46:560 Aaron Link in CTS-V: 2:48:902 Brian Redman in CTS-V: 2:49:596 Michael Cooper in BMW M3: 2:50:424 Jack Baruth in CTS-V: 2:51:153 Lawrence Ulrich in CTS-V: 2:53:157 Bob Lutz in CTS-V: 2:56:321 Michael Mainwald in BMW M5: 3:05:398 Wes Siler in Mitsubishi EVO: 3:08:126 Chris Fairman in CTS-V: 3:14:292 Archan Basu in Jaguar XF: 3:15:670 Tom Loder in Audi RS4: 3:15:702