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 remind you why this is the case.
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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 excuse to get Sebastian Vettel, Mark Webber, Heikki Kovalainen, Jarno Trulli, Nick Heidfeld and […]
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 quicker cars go past. Then, on the descent to Adenau bridge, the driver comes across […]
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 so far: Opening lap – includes all three starting groups #98 Audi R8 LMS on […]
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 legendary Lotus 49B, possibly taken over the jump at the start of Pflantzgarten. For more […]
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 of races in line for the 124, starting with next year’s Nürburgring 24 hour race […]