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Huzzah, Nordschleife speed limits to be lifted!

Sunday, August 30th, 2015 Posted in 24 hour race, Manufacturer testing, Motorsports, Nurburgring news, Touristenfahrten | No Comments »

Good news for Nürburgring fans, the speed limits imposed on the Nordschleife back in June are set to be lifted. Of course, there's a catch. The first being the limits, currently affecting all on-track activities, won't be removed until 2016. The ...

Nürburgring goes off the record

Sunday, June 21st, 2015 Posted in Lap times, Manufacturer testing, Nurburgring news, Save the Ring, Touristenfahrten | 2 Comments »

The fallout from the tragic accident at the Nürburgring in the VLN1 race back in March has continued with the track's owners, capricorn Nürburgring GmbH, deciding to extend the speed limits initially introduced for motorsport only to all Nordschleife track ...

Holden VF SSV ute claims Nürburgring record

Monday, July 1st, 2013 Posted in Australia, GM, Manufacturer testing, Video | 1 Comment »

When we first saw pics of the Holden VF ute circulating at the Nürbugring we sensed it was little more than a marketing gimmick. And it looks as though we were right. With the VF SSV Redline ute Holden is ...

Holden VF Commodure ute on the Nordschleife

Sunday, April 28th, 2013 Posted in Australia, GM, Manufacturer testing | No Comments »

While we welcome the news that Mal Rose will be making his way to the Nürburgring again for the 24 hour race next month we're a little sad that he won't have his V8 Commodore in circulation. That means fans ...

Hyundai building Nürburgring test center

Saturday, January 19th, 2013 Posted in Hyundai, Manufacturer testing | No Comments »

Hyundai brings a positive sign for the longer term future of the Nordschleife with word they are building their own Nürburgring test center. Allan Rushforth, Senior Vice President and COO of Hyundai Motor Europe, says the goal is to improve the ...

Nürburgring industry pool comes alive

Thursday, March 29th, 2012 Posted in Manufacturer testing | 1 Comment »

With concerns over the future of the Industry Pool at the Nürburgring settled last year, it's great to see an assortment of exotic machinery circulating in the name of ongoing development. Thanks to Bridge to Gantry you can enjoy a selection ...

McLaren MP4-12C crashes out during industry pool

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 Posted in Manufacturer testing, McLaren | No Comments »

Word on the street, via Bridge to Gantry, says the McLaren MP4-12C had a bit of an off at the end of an industry pool testing day last week. Apparently the 12C went out at the end of the session, ...