Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) made history earlier this month when the Mono supercar became the fastest ever road-legal car to be tested by evo magazine at the Anglesey Coastal Circuit, and you can now watch the world record lap online.
With evo’s Richard Meaden at the wheel, the bespoke British supercar set a breath-taking lap time of 1:07.70 seconds to beat the race-specific and slick-shod McLaren P1 GTR’s previous best of 1:08.70 by one whole second.
Sitting on Kumho’s Ecsta V70A road-legal performance tyres, the BAC Mono simply surged around the 1.55-mile Coastal Circuit. As shown in the online video, the car displayed amazing balance and poise and showed off its remarkably accessible power and precision.
Putting together a strong lap at the Anglesey Coastal Circuit tests a supercar’s credentials to the max, but the Mono passed the examination with flying colours.
Expert handling, superb braking ability and a staggering power-to-weight ratio of 525bhp per tonne all contributed to the BAC Mono’s record-breaking time, and first-time Mono driver Meaden was able to get to grips with the single-seater with consummate ease.
In the final flying lap, the BAC Mono etched its name into the history books by going a full second faster than the £1.98 million P1 GTR hypercar’s seemingly unbeatable time and becoming the new pace benchmark.
The evo Anglesey Coastal Circuit Leaderboard is a competitive series that has seen the biggest supercar brands in the world head to Anglesey looking to top the charts.
From the McLaren 675LT to the Ferrari 458 Speciale, some of the fastest cars ever made have tried to scale evo’s Leaderboard, but BAC has toppled them all.