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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 ...

Audi wins 2014 Nürburgring 24 Hour race

Monday, June 23rd, 2014 Posted in 24 hour race, Audi, Mercedes-Benz | No Comments »

The #4 Phoenix Racing Audi R8 LMS ultra (Haase/Mamerow/Rast/Winkelhock) has won the 2014 Nürburgring 24 Hour race. The car took the lead early on Sunday morning and held that lead for nine hours on its way to victory. Sunny conditions and ...

AMG hits the Nordschleife!

Friday, June 14th, 2013 Posted in Mercedes-Benz | No Comments »

Mercedes has had another crack at producing a video to show off the day Michael drove an F1 car around the Nordschleife. They're still not going to set the world on fire with this video, but as far as three ...

Mercedes SLS Electric Drive breaks 8 minute barrier

Friday, June 7th, 2013 Posted in Lap times, Mercedes-Benz | No Comments »

Mercedes has knocked off Audi at the Nürburgring once again. First, Mercedes took Audi's crown at the Nürburgring 24 hour race, now the three-pointed star has set a new lap record for an electric-powered production vehicle around the Nordschleife. At the ...

VIDEO: Mercedes F1 W02 around the Nordschleife

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 Posted in Mercedes-Benz, Video | No Comments »

When we saw how Mercedes-Benz squandered the opportunity of running an F1 car around the Nordschleife we were pretty unhappy. Michael Schumacher barely got out of first gear it seemed. In this new video, showing Michael's lap from a worm's eye ...

2013 N24h: Mercedes-Benz post-race review

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013 Posted in 24 hour race, Mercedes-Benz | 3 Comments »

So, Mercedes-Benz has just won their first ever Nürburgring 24 our race. There's been 41 of these races now and it's taken until 2013 for Mercedes to win one. You'd reckon they'd be absolutely over the moon at their success. Well, ...

VIDEO: Mercedes-Benz F1 W02 on the Nordschleife

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 Posted in Mercedes-Benz, Nurburgring news, Video | 1 Comment »

When we heard that Michael Schumacher would be driving a modern day F1 car around the Nordschleife we were excited. We should have known better. It promised so much and delivered so little. Cruelled by F1's in season testing restrictions, which ...