Archive for the ‘Video’ Category

VIDEO: Mercedes-Benz F1 W02 on the Nordschleife

When we heard that Michael Schumacher would be driving a modern day F1 car around the Nordschleife we were excited. We should have known better. It promised so much and delivered so little. Cruelled by F1′s in season testing restrictions, which limited the speed Michael could do, and coupled with a marketing exercise from Mercedes-Benz […]

A touristenfahrten lap to treasure

Colin Alton, take a bow. We’re not too sure of Colin’s background but he’s clearly a half decent steerer as this video posted to YouTube shows. And he’s obviously completed many laps around the Nürburgring. Behind the wheel of his Nissan GT-R Colin has posted a bridge-to-gantry lap time of 7 minute 30 seconds. The […]

VIDEO: Fast as hell

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 […]

Toyota TMG EV P002 laps Nordschleife in 7:22.329

This plucky little Toyota TMG EV P002 has knocked an astonishing 25 seconds from its own Nürburgring lap record. The new benchmark for electric powered vehicles now sits at a blindingly quick 7 minutes 22.329 seconds. Jochen Krumbach was at the wheel again for this new record and the TMG crew are just a little […]

Augusto and Liri Farfus drive the Nordschleife

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BMW DTM driver Augusto Farfus recently took his wife, Liri, for a drive around the Nürburgring Nordschleife in a company M3. For our amusement BMW fitted the car with a few cameras to make sure we didn’t miss any of the action.

VIDEO: Audi R8 e-tron lap record

Audi has released onboard video of the R8 e-tron setting its Nürburgring lap record for an electric powered production car. Markus Winkelhock was at the wheel and he managed to pedal the eerily quiet R8 around the Ring in 8 minutes 9.09 seconds. While the lap time is impressive enough you can see from the […]

VIDEO: Porsche Carrera Cup battle

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.

2012 N24h: Let’s get ready to rumble

This video is the perfect way to get yourself in the mood for a weekend of endurance racing. It was produced after the 2011 24 hour race and features Mal Rose at the wheel of his Holden Commodore V8 Supercar and Darren Turner in the Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT4. You’re taken for a full […]

Onboard with Nick Heidfeld in McLaren GT3

There’s now less than two weeks to go until the 2012 Nürburgring 24 hour race. And we reckon this video is just the thing to help get you right in the mood for a day at the Green Hell. Nick Heidfeld is at the wheel of the Gemballa Racing McLaren MP4-12C GT3. The footage was […]

1125bhp, two cars and the world’s best racetrack

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The Ariel Atom V8 has 475bhp and weighs less than 600kg. The Noble M600 has 650bhp and tips the scales around the 1200kg mark. They’re some healthy ingredients for some seriously healthy speed. Driving what is little more than a chassis with an engine and four wheels, the Atom V8 is sure to be exhilarating […]

Graham Hill narrates lap around Nürburgring

It’s been a while since we’ve shown a classic clip from the Nürburgring. This one has been worth the wait. The promo clip for Shell was produced in 1962 and the current F1 world champion Graham Hill was on hand to provide commentary. The car being used was the iconic Mercedes-Benz W125, some 25-years-old at […]

Who wants to go open wheel snow drifting?

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Drifting through a snowy Adenauer Forst in an open wheeler! Nice work if you can get it. That’s exactly what Andy Gülden from the Nürburgring Driving Academy has just done and you can see the video after the break. Given the yesterday’s news about management changes at the Ring, Gülden might be looking for a […]