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 […]
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Driving one-handed while drifting out of Brünnchen. You’ve done it heaps of time before. What could possibly go wrong?
A few days ago this was the site on the Nürburgring after the BMW Ring-Taxi bit the dust after some heavy impact just after the Karussell. We’ve not come across any reports of serious injury or an explanation of what happened in the moments leading up to the accident. Reports suggest the Ring-Taxi could have […]
Dale Lomas, wearing his Rent4Ring hat, brought our attention to these highlights from the VLN race last month. And the Nürburgring is alive this weekend with the seventh VLN race out of 10 this year. To see what you’re missing out on take the jump and strap yourself in for a hairy ride! For a […]
Filmmakers Tim and Nick Hahne, through their company Stereoscreen, have deservedly become well known for their motorsport productions. Their feature length film 24 hours: One team one target takes us behind the scenes of BMW’s tilt at the 2011 Nürburgring 24 hour race. It’s a fascinating and well made documentary that is rarely seen in […]
BMW may not have won the 2013 Nürburgring 24 hour race but along with Maxime Martin they provided some of its best highlights. The 27-year-old Belgian was the fastest man on track after the restart on Monday morning and then in the closing stages was brutal in chase for a podium position. Yet, with 19 […]
The BMW M135i has been winning the hearts and minds of the world’s motoring press since its release. Now, German mag Sport Auto has used the 235kW/450Nm offered in the M135i to good effect by lapping the Nürburgring Nordschleife in 8 minutes 18 seconds. It’s understood the car used by Sport Auto was fitted with […]