Archive for the ‘Video’ Category

Alfa Romeo 4C laps Ring in 8:04

Alfa Romeo is the latest manufacturer to start boasting about Nürburgring lap times. This video shows the sexy 4C lapping the Nordschleife in 8 minutes 4 seconds. Horst von Saurma was the man at the wheel and Alfa Romeo is claiming this time as a record. We’re not sure how or why, but they’ll find […]

Chevrolet Camaro Z28 laps Ring in 7:37

The Americans are again keen to prove they have discovered corners by continuing to test their automotive products at the Nürburgring. And it turns out they’re getting quite good at making cars handle well, as this video from Chevrolet shows. The 2014 Camaro Z28 has lapped the Nordshcleife in 7:37.47 and we have the visual […]

Onboard with Derek Bell and the Porsche 956.007

Finally, we have some onboard footage of Derek Bell driving Stefan Bellof’s Porsche 956.007 around the Nordschleife. It joins the excellent clip from earlier this month showing the equally likeable Hans-Joachim Stuck driving the same car. After the break you can ride with Bell on a bridge to gantry lap of the Ring. It’s a […]

Porsche 918 Spyder breaks 7 minute barrier

Last week Porsche took a pair of production-spec 918 Spyders to the Nürburgring and created history. The 887hp/652kW petrol electric hybrid has just been officially launched at the Frankfurt Motor Show and Porsche used the occassion to announce the 918’s Nordschleife lap time. Factory racing driver Marc Lieb was at the wheel of a 918 […]

Holden VF SSV ute claims Nürburgring record

When we first saw pics of the Holden VF ute circulating at the Nürbugring we sensed it was little more than a marketing gimmick. And it looks as though we were right. With the VF SSV Redline ute Holden is claiming the title of the world’s fastest utlility vehicle at the Ring, a title which, […]

Formula Ford EcoBoost: A racing car for the road!

Imagine this, you’re about to tackle the Nürburgring in a car powered by a 1.0 litre three cylinder engine. Hardly seems worth getting worried about. How fast can it be? In the hands of Nick Tandy last year it lapped the Ring in 7 minutes 22 seconds. That was with 200hp on tap. After the […]

VIDEO: Fuchsröhre bites hard

Before I went to the Nürburgring I remember watching videos and thinking the downhill run into Fuchsröhre, and its subsequent climb towards Adenauer Forst, would easily be my favourite section of the Nordschleife. However, when I was faced with that stretch of tarmac for the first time I was not prepared for the narrowness of the […]