An Australian view on the Nürburgring Nordschleife

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Formula Ford EcoBoost: A racing car for the road!

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013 Posted in Ford, Video | No Comments »

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 ...

Tanner Foust and Darth Vader at the Ring

Thursday, October 20th, 2011 Posted in Ford | 1 Comment »

US motoring identity and drift king Tanner Foust was lucky enough to be sent over to the Nürburgring and handed the keys to a Ford Focus RS500 and told to go and enjoy the Nordschleife. In standard form the RS500 sends ...

Sport Auto takes the Focus RS around Nordschleife

Friday, August 7th, 2009 Posted in Ford, Video | 2 Comments »

Respected German magazine Sport Auto has sent its chief editor, Horst von Saurma, out on the Nordschleife in a Ford Focus RS. Here is the video. So, how does Horst go in the 300bhp front-wheel drive hot hatch? And could he ...

Ford GT takes pole at the Ring

Saturday, May 23rd, 2009 Posted in 24 hour race, Ford | 1 Comment »

The Raeder Automotive Ford GT has upset bigger names to claim pole position for the 37th Nürburgring 24 hour race. The Ford qualified ahead of the 2008 winners in the Manthey Racing Porsche 911 GT3-RSR. The Audi R8 LMS entries have ...

DTM: They’re coming back!

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009 Posted in Alfa Romeo, Audi, BMW, Ford, Mercedes-Benz, Motorsports, Nurburgring news | No Comments »

In one of the coolest stories to come across the AUSringers news desk this year old skool Group A DTM touring cars (1988-93) will be returning to the Ring, including the Nordschleife, in a revival festival to be held on ...

Ford Focus RS chasing FWD record

Monday, March 23rd, 2009 Posted in Ford, Lap times, Manufacturer testing | No Comments »

Here's some video footage of the Focus RS lapping the Nürburgring Nordschleife courtesy of BridgeToGantry.com. Rumour has it that Ford are chasing Renault's FWD lap record set by the Megane R26.R and are hoping to announce a new time by ...