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Chevrolet Camaro Z28 laps Ring in 7:37

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 Posted in GM, Lap times, Track guides, Video | 1 Comment »

The Americans are again keen to prove they have discovered corners by continuing to test their automotive products at the Nürburgring. And it turns out they're getting quite good at making cars handle well, as this video from Chevrolet shows. The ...

Holden VF SSV ute claims Nürburgring record

Monday, July 1st, 2013 Posted in Australia, GM, Manufacturer testing, Video | 1 Comment »

When we first saw pics of the Holden VF ute circulating at the Nürbugring we sensed it was little more than a marketing gimmick. And it looks as though we were right. With the VF SSV Redline ute Holden is ...

Mal Rose ready for his 10th Nürburgring 24 hour

Sunday, May 19th, 2013 Posted in 24 hour race, Aston Martin, Australia, GM, Mitsubishi, Subaru | No Comments »

A quick shout out for Mal Rose who is about to tackle the Green Hell for his tenth Nürburgring 24 hour race in a row. That's a fine achievement for any racer and even more admirable for the fact Mal ...

Holden VF Commodure ute on the Nordschleife

Sunday, April 28th, 2013 Posted in Australia, GM, Manufacturer testing | No Comments »

While we welcome the news that Mal Rose will be making his way to the Nürburgring again for the 24 hour race next month we're a little sad that he won't have his V8 Commodore in circulation. That means fans ...

Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 claims bragging rights

Monday, June 20th, 2011 Posted in GM, Lap times, Track guides, Video | No Comments »

Renault weren't the only ones to be claiming bragging rights after the recent industry pool booking at the Ring. This time it's Chevrolet who are laying claim to holding the fastest production car lap record on the Nordschleife. The time? ...

Mal Rose is bringing V8 thunder back to the Ring

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011 Posted in 24 hour race, Australia, GM | No Comments »

Mal Rose has competed in the Nürburgring 24 Hour so many times now he's almost part of the beer-sodden furniture that is found trackside during the event. But last year his trusty V8 Supercar didn't make the trip. In 2011, ...

Mal Rose Racing at Spa 12 hour

Sunday, June 7th, 2009 Posted in Australia, GM, Motorsports | No Comments »

Thanks to Mathias for highlighting this image of  the Mal Rose Racing Holden Commodore in action at this weekend's Spa 12 hour race. Mal and his team suffered some bad luck at the N24 a couple of weeks ago and, ...