Archive for the ‘Video’ Category

Golf GTI Clubsport S claims FWD record

Volkswagen has claimed the unofficial front-wheel drive record with its limited edition Golf GTI Clubsport S. It’s a shame this video is so dodgy, but that’s all we’ve got for now. The lap time claimed is 7 minutes 49.21 seconds, which is a bit over one second quicker than the Honda Civic Type-R. If I […]

In the beginning…

A bit over 90 years ago, 27 September 1925 to be exact, the first work on the construction of the Nürburgring began. To mark that anniversary the official Nürburgring Facebook page shared a brief and inspiring video which you can see for yourself after the break. It really is such a special place. If you […]

Yeah, that was pretty close

Driving around the Ring on a busy public day has it’s fair share of risk, we all know that. With so many drivers on the track accidents do happen. Sometimes, though, like this yellow Renault Megane RS, you get away with it. Just. Be careful out there! [Source: BTG]

Another look at the 1967 German Grand Prix

Way back when AUSringers started we featured some clips on the 1967 German Grand Prix. Let’s take another look at that race in this six-minute video that really takes us back to a time when the track was barely recognisable as the Nordschleife we know and cherish today. Also unrecognisable is a podium featuring an […]

A look at the Nürburgring from 1955

Geoff Duke was a multiple world championship motorbike rider who achieved his success in the 1950s. Here, he takes us for a lap of the Nürburgring on four wheels ahead of the 1955 German Motorcycle Grand Prix, which he duly won. Forget the most obvious changes, such as the lack of armco, just look at […]

VIDEO: Nordschleife wet lap guide for FWDs

Have you got a front-wheel drive car and don’t know the best lines to take on a wet Nürburgring Nordschelife? If so, Dale Lomas is your friend. Check out his video below, filmed onboard in his new Seat Leon ST Cupra wagon, explaining where the grip is, just as importantly, where the grip isn’t. If […]