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2014 N24: McLaren 12C GT3 record qualifying lap

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015 Posted in 24 hour race, McLaren, Video | No Comments »

Want to know how fast a GT car can lap the full Nürburgring 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 ...

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 ...

Is the McLaren P1 the new Ring-daddy after all?

Monday, January 20th, 2014 Posted in Lap times, McLaren | No Comments »

If you've been following our coverage of the McLaren P1 and its mystery Nürburgring 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 ...

Rumour: McLaren P1 laps the Ring in 7:04

Thursday, September 5th, 2013 Posted in Lap times, McLaren | 1 Comment »

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 ...

It doesn’t take much to put someone in the wall

Friday, August 17th, 2012 Posted in 24 hour race, McLaren | 2 Comments »

The Gemballa Racing team promised so much at this year's Nürburgring 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 Nürburgring 24 ...

Onboard with Nick Heidfeld in McLaren GT3

Monday, May 7th, 2012 Posted in 24 hour race, McLaren, Motorsports, Video | 1 Comment »

There's now less than two weeks to go until the 2012 Nürburgring 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 ...

Nick Heidfeld shapes up for 2012 N24

Friday, April 27th, 2012 Posted in 24 hour race, McLaren | No Comments »

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 Nürburgring ...