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Osborne Motorsports zooms ahead

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009 Posted in Australia, Mazda | No Comments »

AUSringers readers will be familiar with the Osborne Motorsports team and their exploits at the Nürburgring 24 hour race over the last couple of years. When back home in Australia drivers Colin Osborne and Stu Jones can be found behind ...

Mazda3 MPS around the Nürburgring – part 3

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008 Posted in Mazda | 2 Comments »

The final video clip in this Mazda3 MPS series answers a few questions. In May 2007 Mazda UK sent three cars to the Ring to see how the hot hatch, in full factory trim, would handle the Nordschleife. Sent over ...

Mazda3 MPS around the Nürburgring – part 2

Saturday, December 6th, 2008 Posted in Lap times, Mazda, Video | 1 Comment »

We've seen the Mazda 3 MPS lapping the Ring on a Touristenfahrten day in part 1 of this series, but what about a full flying lap? 8 minutes, 39 seconds—very respectable indeed. The lap was set late in the afternoon ...

Mazda3 MPS around the Nürburgring – part 1

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008 Posted in Mazda, Video | 5 Comments »

Here's a not so authorised clip of a Mazda3 MPS lapping the Nürburgring Nordschleife on a regular Touristenfahrten day. It's a good example of how bikes and cars hold their speed in different sections of the track. It's also a ...