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VIDEO: Porsche Carrera Cup battle

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012 Posted in Motorsports, Porsche, Video | No Comments »

Here, from a worm's eye view, is an awesome battle for position during a Porsche Carrera Cup event held over the 24 hour race weekend. The video takes us on a white knuckle ride for a full lap of the ...

Nürburgring seeking new 10 year F1 contract

Saturday, May 26th, 2012 Posted in Motorsports, Nurburgring news | No Comments »

Management at the Nürburgring hopes to sign a new contract to extend their rights to host Formula One races. Currently the German Grand Prix alternates between the Nürburgring and Hockenheim, where the race will be held this year. A 10 ...

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 ...

VIDEO: Niki Lauda’s crash recreated for ‘Rush’

Thursday, April 12th, 2012 Posted in Motorsports, Nurburgring history, Nurburgring news | 2 Comments »

Dale from Bridge to Gantry was on scene yesterday to record some genuine behind the scenes footage of the Ron Howard movie Rush. Watch the clip after the break. Concentrating on the dramatic 1976 Formula One season, and the battle between ...

Onboard with the Audi R8 LMS at Bathurst

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012 Posted in Audi, Australia, Motorsports | No Comments »

Following their successful defence at the Bathurst 12 Hour race on the weekend, Audi Australia has teamed up with Team Phoenix Racing to bring us this in-car footage from Saturday morning qualifying. Christopher Mies is at the wheel. The first ...

2012 Bathurst 12 Hour race

Sunday, February 26th, 2012 Posted in Audi, Australia, Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz, Motorsports | No Comments »

The Bathurst 12 Hour race is the closest thing we have to the Nürburgring 24 hour here in Australia. So much so that Black Falcon and Phoenix Racing are currently down under enjoying our inclement weather. Dominik Farnbacher and Allan Simonsen ...

An inside look at the Porsche Carrera World Cup

Thursday, February 16th, 2012 Posted in Motorsports, Porsche | No Comments »

In 2011 the largest Porsche 911 race ever held took place as support to the Nürburgring 24 hour race. Craig Baird, a Kiwi we like to call Australian, was invited along as drivers from around the globe arrived in Nürburg ...