Want to know how fast a GT car can lap the full NÃ¼rburgring 24 hour circuit? The answer, according to Kevin Estre at the wheel of the Doerr Motorsport McLaren 12C GT3 is 8 minutes 10.921 seconds. Here’s the description from the YouTube clip, first published in September last year: In the build up to […]
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Hey, remember us? Yes, life gets in the way, AUSmotive keeps us busy, but we still love the NÃ¼rburgring 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.
If you’ve been following our coverage of the McLaren P1 and its mystery NÃ¼rburgring lap time over at AUSmotive you’ll probably be over it just like we were. And yet, thanks to Steve Sutcliffe’s review of the P1 for Autocar an unofficial ballpark time has emerged and breathed new life into the ongoing speculation. It’s […]
A couple of weeks ago a McLaren P1 was seen circulating around the Nordschleife with a film crew in tow. The interwebz is now suggesting the P1 lapped the Ring in a very fast 7 minutes 4 seconds. Of course, a 7:04 lap time is bloody quick, but it’s not the sub-7 minute time Ron […]
The Gemballa Racing team promised so much at this year’s NÃ¼rburgring 24 hour race. They entered the event with a McLaren MP4-12C GT3 and had the likes of former F1 driver Nick Heidfeld and Klaus Ludwig, three time NÃ¼rburgring 24 hour winner, on board. But it all went a bit pear shaped for them really. […]
There’s now less than two weeks to go until the 2012 NÃ¼rburgring 24 hour race. And we reckon this video is just the thing to help get you right in the mood for a day at the Green Hell. Nick Heidfeld is at the wheel of the Gemballa Racing McLaren MP4-12C GT3. The footage was […]
Gemballa Racing has confirmed Nick Heideld will join their McLaren MP4-12C GT3 race team at this weekend’s VLN race on the Nordschelife. It’s expected this is a formality for Heidfeld to complete before joins the team for the 2012 NÃ¼rburgring 24 hour race (17â€“20 May). With 185 F1 race starts behind him, including 11 races […]