Archive for the ‘GM’ Category

“Mal’s Big Green Hell” to air in Melbourne

The documentary Mal’s Big Green Hell, the adventures of a group of Australian racers, featuring Aussie Nürburgring pioneer Mal Rose, at Germany’s famous ‘Green Hell’ race circuit during the 2006 Nürburgring 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 […]

Mal Rose Racing Commodore at 2008 Nürburgring 24 hour

Congratulations to Mal Rose and his team for bringing their VY Commodore V8 Supercar home in the 2008 Nürburgring 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 […]

2009 Cadillac CTS-V Nürburgring video

As mentioned previously, here is the clip of the Cadillac CTS-V lapping the Nürburgring Nordschleife in sub 8 minutes. A time GM claims is a Nordschleife record for a production based 4-door saloon.

2009 Cadillac CTS-V claims Nürburgring Nordschleife record

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 Nürburgring 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 Nürburgring by […]

Aussie engineered Camaro spied at Nürburgring

Autoblog recently published a story about the new Chevrolet Camaro being tested at the Nürburgring. 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, […]