Really, those foreign companies would fire all of their employees in their home country to hire people in the US to take over the engineering, finance, purchasing, etc roles? I feel you have little idea of how the auto industry actually operates. » 9/27/11 3:31pm 9/27/11 3:31pm

N-ring times are a great measuring stick, but not a be all end all. How many attempts, what was the ambient temp, humidity, traffic, driver....an endless list of variables. A car w/ Nurbergring in the name (of the 50 models built solely to attach this tracks record) surely had more laps and development for that trackā€¦ » 9/12/11 1:09pm 9/12/11 1:09pm