It’s not very often that we get to see quality on board footage from inside a Porsche. Here, racer Timo Kluck is lucky enough to find himself at the wheel of a 911 GT3 RS 4.0 as a guest of Dunlop, running a set of Sport Maxx Race tyres. An empty Nordschleife awaits, so let’s [...]
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In this short video from Porsche we see Walter Röhrl explain why the Nürburgring is great for developing cars and how good he reckons the 918 Spyder is. He should know, he’s managed to get it around the Nordschleife in 7 minutes and 14 seconds.
Porsche has done something it doesn’t normally do; release onboard video to support a claimed Nürburgring lap time. In this instance it’s the 991 911 Carrera S and its 294kW 3.8 litre flat six lapping the Nordschleife in 7 minutes 37.9 seconds. Previously, Porsche had claimed the same car lapped the Ring in 7:40, so [...]
The official release of the 770hp Porsche 918 Spyder is not far away. Key to that is the claim of a Nürburgring lap time of 7 minutes 14 seconds, which has been shared by Porsche’s facebook page: Sometimes, words cannot describe a feeling. But in this case, a simple figure can. Location: Nürburgring, Nordschleife. Car: [...]
We agree that the high wire fences found along the side of the Nürburgring Nordschleife can be a bit of a pain sometimes. They obscure your view of the machinery whizzing by. Well, that can stuff up your photos, can’t it. However, there is a reason why they have been installed and if you’re photographing [...]
Here, from a worm’s eye view, is an awesome battle for position during a Porsche Carrera Cup event held over the 24 hour race weekend. The video takes us on a white knuckle ride for a full lap of the Nordschleife. We know you’re gonna like this one, so sit back and enjoy the ride.
Having won five out of the last six 24 hour races at the Nürburgring the Porsche marketing department isn’t used to rocking up on Monday with a sob story. And thanks to that chaotic non-finish from the #11 Wochenspiegel Manthey 911 GT3 R the best Porsche could muster was sixth place, thanks to the Sabine [...]
We’ve already reported on the dramatic finish to yesterday’s Nürburgring 24 hour race which saw the #11 Manthey Porsche crashed into by the #169 Renault Clio. The incident happened with just seconds remaining on the 24 hour countdown. However, as the winning car was still some 30 seconds away the race was not officially over. [...]
With less than two weeks to go until the 2012 Nürburgring 24 hour race we realised we still owe you a photo gallery from Porsche showcasing last year’s triumph. Manthey Racing emerged victorious once again in 2011 and the winning #18 car features heavily in the 50+ images you’ll see after the break.
Official word from Porsche says the new Boxster S can lap the Nürburgring in 7 minutes 58 seconds. The news came via Chris Harris who is currently tweeting from a Porsche press conference. According to unofficial records that makes the new Boxster 12 seconds faster than the old model and six seconds quicker than the [...]
In 2011 the largest Porsche 911 race ever held took place as support to the Nürburgring 24 hour race. Craig Baird, a Kiwi we like to call Australian, was invited along as drivers from around the globe arrived in Nürburg to compete. Now the official Porsche YouTube channel takes us behind the scenes speaking to [...]
Today is Derek Bell’s 70th birthday. Simply, he is a motorsport legend and an all round nice guy as well. To celebrate this milestone here’s a great clip of him taming the Nordschleife in a Porsche 956. For more on Bell’s birthday celebrations head on over to AUSmotive.