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NEWS: @Prodrive Super Scooby Blitzes Nürburgring Nordschleife in 6:57.5

We've long said that a sorted Scooby is one of the fastest things around the 12.8-mile Nürburgring Nordschleife 72+ corners. With its symmetrical all-wheel-drive, low centre of gravity and torquey turbo engine, it's a car that was built for the track, even in standard spec. In fact, any Subaru is well-suited out there: We have great memories of lapping around the outside and up the inside of 911s and other "track day specials" tip-toeing around the place in the wet and ice, unable to use their power, with us flat-out everywhere in a diesel Legacy, sliding and sliding with consummate ease. Subarus love the place: The Green Hell is a Subaru second home.

So it was inevitable that when rally and race Gods Prodrive got their hands on their already record-blitzing Isle of Man TT WRX STI Type RA (which just came third at the recent Goodwood FOS hill climb shoot-out) and created a "NBR Special" a new lap record for a four-door saloon at the famous race track was a…

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