Yes, our Mk7 GTI survived One Lap of America

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Update by Staff Writer to the Volkswagen Golf GTI project car
Jun 5, 2023 | Volkswagen, VW, GTI, VW GTI, Mk7 GTI

Why did we compete in the 2023 One Lap of America Presented by Grassroots Motorsports in our 2017 VW GTI?

The short version of the story is that our previous ride for One Lap, a McLaren 720S, was in the shop. So, the GTI was our next best option.

The long version? You’ll have to wait and read it in an upcoming issue of Grassroots Motorsports.

We will tell you, though, that the GTI did more than simply survive One Lap–it secured a third-place finish in its class.

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Andy Hollis
Andy Hollis
6/5/23 5:30 p.m.

Whoever put those stickers on did a kick-ass job ...   smiley

ConiglioRampante New Reader
6/5/23 10:51 p.m.

Congrats on the podium.

Did anyone think to do a before-and-after dyno pull to see how much the stickers may have helped (wheel hp, please.)wink

RacingComputers GRM+ Memberand Reader
6/5/23 10:57 p.m.



We ran the One Lap in 85


Chased Snodgrass and Lindamood q crossed the country and back


Pulled Rocky Aoki and his Rolls out of a ditch in Montana


He would swap out 2 different ladies at every stop along the way


Those were the days

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