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CTSv Wins Challenge – But Of Course

Lutz comes in seventh.

by on Oct.29, 2009

The 2010 Cadillac CTSv posted six of the seven fastest laps during a take-on-all-comers race at Monticello Motor Club.

The 2010 Cadillac CTSv posted six of the seven fastest laps during a take-on-all-comers race at Monticello Motor Club.

No, we’re not saying the fix was in, but we somehow never really doubted the likely overcome of Bob Lutz’s “Winner Take All” challenge.

The septuagenarian executive had, last month, issued a challenge to all comers that no production sedan could beat the Cadillac CTSv on the track.  And though the various competitors opted to ignore the opportunity, a number of foreign models still found their way to Monticello Motor Club, in mid-New York State, for today’s time trials.

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With the legendary John Heinricy, winning racer and long-time General Motors test driver behind the wheel, the Caddy super sedan handily posted the best lap time, 2:46.560, and overall, the various folks who manned the CTSv delivered six of the seven best laps.

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