The Honda Civic Type R has broken Renault’s strangehold on the unofficial lap record for a front-wheel drive car around the Nürburgring. This video shows a development Type R lapping the Ring in 7 minutes 50.63 seconds. Interestingly, the claim was recorded in May 2014, around the same time as Renault took the record back […]
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We love Nürburgring videos showing the track covered in snow, but still being driven on. This latest video, published to YouTube late last year, shows Nürburgring Driving Academy instructor Andy Gülden at the wheel of a Nürburgring Formula Race car. It’s been attracting widespread attention, which is fair enough. It was even shown on the […]
Hey, remember us? Yes, life gets in the way, AUSmotive keeps us busy, but we still love the Nürburgring very much. This video of desirable cars being flogged on one of the world’s greatest strips of tarmac is sure to remind you why this is the case.
Here’s a stark reminder of the dangers of driving your own car on the Nürburgring, especially when the track is wet. This MINI driver didn’t do anything particularly bad, from what we can tell anyway, but the consequences were severe. Based on the description from the YouTube clip we understand the passenger was taken to […]
Looking at the image above there’s only one way this BMW Ring-Taxi ride is going to end. And it’s not pretty. To be fair BMW has experiences worse crashes at the Nürburgring with its famed Ring-Taxi, but this one stands out because it looks a bit like a rookie error. The accident happened on the […]
Ever since the Seat Leon Cupra 280 knocked off the Megane RS 265 as the fastest production-based front-wheel drive car around the Nordschleife it was only a matter of time until Renault fought back. And now that time has come, with thanks to the Megane RS 275 Trophy R. A distinction needs to be made […]
Now that that other 24 hour race is out of the way it’s time to focus on the world’s best endurance race, which takes place this weekend. Last year the undoubted star was Maxime Martin. Despite not winning the race the Belgian’s thrilling driving provided some of the best highlights. After the break you can […]