The documentary Mal’s Big Green Hell, the adventures of a group of Australian racers, featuring Aussie NÃ¼rburgring pioneer Mal Rose, at Germany’s famous ‘Green Hell’ race circuit during the 2006 NÃ¼rburgring 24 hour race, will be telecast on Channel 31 in Melbourne. The first episode went to air tonight at 9:30pm, so keep an eye […]
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Congratulations to Mal Rose and his team for bringing their VY Commodore V8 Supercar home in the 2008 NÃ¼rburgring 24 hour race. The Mal Rose Racing Commodore finished 31st outright from the 230 entries and was the highest placed of the Australian entries. A few facts and figures from their race follow. The team’s best […]
As mentioned previously, here is the clip of the Cadillac CTS-V lapping the NÃ¼rburgring Nordschleife in sub 8 minutes. A time GM claims is a Nordschleife record for a production based 4-door saloon.
American car. Nordschleife. Record. Hmm, okay, this is not a joke, a 2009 model Cadiallc CTS-V with GM Performance Division’s John Heinricy behind the wheel has reportedly lapped the NÃ¼rburgring Nordschleife in under 8 minutes, or 7:59.32 to be precise. This time is now being claimed as the fastest ever lap around the NÃ¼rburgring by […]
Autoblog recently published a story about the new Chevrolet Camaro being tested at the NÃ¼rburgring. While clearly designed for the North American market, much of the engineering of this car has been undertaken at Australia’s Holden facilities, a fact highlighted by the Victorian registration plates on the car spied in testing. Surely we won’t, finally, […]