Strap yourself in for some awesome on-board camera footage filmed at the final VLN race for 2011. The video is from the #33 BMW Alpina B6 GT3 and provides a great insight into the start of a big race at the Ring. After the break you can see the full opening lap, the sights and [...]
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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.
Earlier footage showing the roadworks on the Nordschleife moments before the recent eight-car crash at the Ring has been removed. However, a reader has posted a link to a new video which shows the accident happened in different stages. Filmed using a rearward facing camera inside a BMW E30 3 Series the clip starts outside [...]
Following news earlier in the month that the Dodge Viper ACR lapped the Nürburgring Nordschleife in a staggering 7 minutes 12.13 seconds we bring you the documentary evidence. GT racer Dominik Farnbacher was at the wheel and posted the time on 14 September 2011. The time is being claimed as a production car record; the [...]
As promised yesterday here is the footage from Lexus showing their LFA Nürburgring package lapping the Nordschleife in 7 minutes 14.64 seconds. As is the way these days when a manufacturer sets a quick lap at the Ring a record of some sort is generally claimed. Lexus say their time is the “fastest ever recorded [...]
A couple of days ago we heard the Lexus LFA Nürburgring Edition lapped the Nordschleife in 7 minutes 14 seconds. That’s pretty damn quick, of course, and places the LFA ahead of other supercars such as the Porsche 911 GT2 RS (7:18), Corvette ZR1 (7:19) and Nissan GT-R (7:24) on the unofficial lap chart. The [...]
Toyota’s radically styled TMG EV P001 has smashed the lap record for an electric vehicle at the Nürburgring. This is just the third genuine attempt at an EV record around the demanding Nordschleife, following MINI and Peugeot, but Toyota’s lap time of 7 minutes 47.794 seconds is going to take some beating! Jochen Krumbach was [...]
If you spend any time watching the goings on at the Nürburgring, especially during Touristenfahrten days, you’ll be familiar with the little blue ‘Ringmini’. It’s a 1971 Mini Clubman Estate that been fitted with the engine and transmission from a Honda Civic. In short, it’s bloody fast and its owner knows the Ring like the [...]
Here’s a nice video showing a BMW 1 Series M Coupé driving around the Nürburgring Nordschleife on an open tourist day. It’s a pretty tidy lap as well, with the driver spending most of the time right on the tail of an E46 M3 CSL. We trust you’ll enjoy the next 9 minutes. [Source: 1addicts]
Falken Tyres brings us this fascinating footage filmed inside their Porsche 911 GT3 R during the 2011 Nürburgring 24 hour race. Strap yourself in for 9 minutes 55 seconds of the most daunting motorsport footage you’re ever likely to see. It’s enough to try and master the ‘Green Hell’ on a clear sunny day; in [...]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pRHUoybdsBQ Here’s a full onboard lap of the Nürburgring Nordschleife, filmed during N24 race conditions, from inside the second placed #1 BMW M3 GT. Turn your sound up to 11 and enjoy!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xfCAaGNqYLA Noted YouTuber mattzel89 has been a busy lad today and here’s a selection of video highlights posted to date. The first clip above is a nasty incident involving a BMW Z4 GT3 and Seat Leon. Thankfully, both drivers were okay. There’s five more clips for you below, including the race start showing the entire [...]