An Australian view on the Nürburgring Nordschleife

Archive for the ‘Honda’ Category

VIDEO: Honda Civic Type R claims FWD record

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 Posted in Honda, Lap times, Video | No Comments »

The Honda Civic Type R has broken Renault's strangehold on the unofficial lap record for a front-wheel drive car around the Nürburgring. This video shows a development Type R lapping the Ring in 7 minutes 50.63 seconds. Interestingly, the claim was ...

VIDEO: Fuchsröhre bites hard

Monday, June 3rd, 2013 Posted in Honda, Touristenfahrten, Video | 1 Comment »

Before I went to the Nürburgring I remember watching videos and thinking the downhill run into Fuchsröhre, and its subsequent climb towards Adenauer Forst, would easily be my favourite section of the Nordschleife. However, when I was faced with that stretch ...

It’s called “Ice curve” for a reason

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012 Posted in Honda, Touristenfahrten | No Comments »

Here's a couple of videos showing what happens when you overestimate the ability of both yourself and your car when putting down a lap at the Nürburgring. You'll see a Honda CR-V going through Eiskurve just a little too hot. ...

Honda relives NSX glory days

Monday, February 6th, 2012 Posted in Honda | 2 Comments »

At the Detroit Motor Show this year Honda announced it would be making an all-new NSX and provided a stunning concept car to prove it. In this video, which runs for 7 minutes 46 seconds (a tidy Nordschleife lap), Honda ...

Honda Integra Type R bridge-to-gantry run

Saturday, November 6th, 2010 Posted in Honda, Video | 1 Comment »

It's been a while since we've had a good bridge-to-gantry clip on AUSringers and this one, featuring a DC2 Honda Integra Type R, is a ripper to break the drought. The Teggy Type R is a classic front driver, capable ...

Designed to win

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010 Posted in Honda, Video | 2 Comments »

Format67 bring us this remarkable short film. It features a Honda NSX moving through the streets of Frankfurt en route to its ultimate destination—the ultimate destination—the Nürburgring Nordschleife. The credits at the end of the film say it was inspired by ...

1997 Nürburgring 24 hour race

Saturday, July 19th, 2008 Posted in 24 hour race, Australia, Honda, Motorsports, Nurburgring history, Sabine Schmitz | 3 Comments »

I hope you enjoy this old article about the 1997 Nürburgring 24 hour race. It was written by Australian journalist Peter McKay for Wheels magazine. McKay teamed up with Andreas Rottstedt, Andreas Reichmann and, fellow Australian, Chris Smith to tackle ...