Mark Webber drives a Porsche 991 GT3RS at the Nurburgring Nordschleife

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Yesterday’s unexpected silver arrival at the Nürburgring Nordschleife carpark for “sighting laps”, coupled with tonight’s lack of public opening, meant that we were all expecting something exciting. And I think we just got it…

Video at the bottom of the page.

I knew that the track was on a private hire, and I also knew that safety marshals had been employed. My natural assumption was “lap record” attempt.

But I was very, very wrong!

Porsche Motorsports driver, ex-F1 star and motorsports celebrity Mark Webber appeared at the wheel of this brand-new Porsche 991 GT3RS.

One tweet back from the man himself confirmed it:

— Mark Webber (@AussieGrit) April 22, 2015

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