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Hans-Joachim Stuck talks to AUSringers

Friday, April 3rd, 2009 Posted in BMW, Interviews, Motorsports, Porsche, Volkswagen | 12 Comments »

Hans-Joachim Stuck is a man who has a rich Nürburgring heritage. He has been racing on the Nordschleife since the late 1960s. In that time he has secured numerous victories, including three outright wins in the Nürburgring 24 hour race. ...

Osborne Motorsports heading to the Nürburgring

Friday, April 4th, 2008 Posted in Australia, Interviews, Motorsports, Toyota | 13 Comments »

Colin Osborne, current CAMS president, and keen racer in his own right, has just packed up his trusty Osborne Motorsports Toyota Corolla to the brim and sent it off to Germany for the 36th Nürburgring 24 hour race, to be ...

Rent-RaceCar speaks to AUSringers

Wednesday, March 26th, 2008 Posted in Car hire, Interviews | 6 Comments »

Driving the Nürburgring is a dream for many motoring enthusiasts the world over. For those of us who don't live on the right continent getting yourself to Germany is the easy part. Finding someone to let you thrash a car ...

‘Loaded’ BMW M3 CSL – part 2

Saturday, February 16th, 2008 Posted in BMW, Interviews, Nurburgring news | 8 Comments »

Welcome to this exclusive AUSringers interview with Anders Fransson (left) and Richard Göransson (right), two of the key men behind the story of the 2003 BMW M3 CSL known as ‘Loaded’. An introduction to the car was given in part ...

Sabine Schmitz talks to AUSringers

Thursday, January 31st, 2008 Posted in DMotor, Interviews, Sabine Schmitz, Top Gear | 31 Comments »

Sabine Schmitz is one name that immediately comes to mind when thinking of the Nurbugring Nordschleife. With around 20,000 laps of the track behind her Sabine is one person eminently qualified to talk about this awe inspiring circuit. Whether it ...

Nürburgring 24 hour race: An Australian story

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008 Posted in 24 hour race, Australia, Interviews, Motorsports, Nurburgring news, Toyota | 9 Comments »

By chance, I recently discovered a connection to Trevor Keene who took part in the 2006 Nürburgring 24 hour race. Naturally, I was eager to learn more about the Sydney-sider's experience in this demanding event. So after a few brief ...