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Supercar nirvana

Thursday, October 30th, 2014 Posted in Aston Martin, Audi, BMW, Caterham, Ferrari, Lotus, McLaren, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Porsche, Video | 1 Comment »

Hey, remember us? Yes, life gets in the way, AUSmotive keeps us busy, but we still love the Nürburgring very much. This video of desirable cars being flogged on one of the world's greatest strips of tarmac is sure to ...

Renault Sport F1 drivers at the Nürburgring

Saturday, September 3rd, 2011 Posted in Lotus, Motorsports, Renault | 1 Comment »

Renault Sport F1 brings us this great little video showing half a dozen Formula One drivers fooling around on the Nürburgring Nordschleife. Red Bull, Lotus and Renault all use the RS27 engine and Renault Sport figured it was a good enough ...

This is why the Nürburgring can be dangerous

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011 Posted in Lotus, Video | 3 Comments »

Today we bring you a rather depressing video which highlights how quickly unexpected dangers can present themselves on the Ring. Here, an otherwise competent driver is tracking his Lotus Exige. He does the right thing by moving aside to allow ...

2010 N24 – TV highlights to hour 12

Sunday, May 16th, 2010 Posted in 24 hour race, Audi, BMW, Lotus, MINI, Porsche, Video | 2 Comments »

The 2010 Nürburgring 24 hour race is now well into its second half. If you've missed some of the action then tip your hat to the MT89Motorsports channel on YouTube. Included after the jump are five clips from the race ...

Lotus 49B at 1969 German Grand Prix

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009 Posted in Lotus, Motorsports, Nurburgring history | 2 Comments »

Don't you just love this old archival image from the 1969 German Grand Prix. A timely way to pay respects to Colin Chapman, who passed away 27 years ago today, the image features Graham Hill behind the wheel of a ...

Lotus Evora Type 124 to make debut at 2010 N24

Saturday, September 12th, 2009 Posted in 24 hour race, Lotus | 1 Comment »

Lotus have turned their "luxury" tourer, the Evora, into an out and out racer. The Type 124 (one twenty four) meets full FIA racing specifications and has been designed for endurance racing. There is a reasonably extensive factory backed calendar ...