Archive for the ‘Motorsports’ Category

On-board with a BMW Alpina B6 GT3 in VLN race

Strap yourself in for some awesome on-board camera footage filmed at the final VLN race for 2011. The video is from the #33 BMW Alpina B6 GT3 and provides a great insight into the start of a big race at the Ring. After the break you can see the full opening lap, the sights and […]

Renault Sport F1 drivers at the Nürburgring

Renault Sport F1 brings us this great little video showing half a dozen Formula One drivers fooling around on the Nürburgring Nordschleife. Red Bull, Lotus and Renault all use the RS27 engine and Renault Sport figured it was a good enough excuse to get Sebastian Vettel, Mark Webber, Heikki Kovalainen, Jarno Trulli, Nick Heidfeld and […]

Webber and Vettel tackle the Green Hell

Red Bull Racing duo Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel took some time out of their German GP preparations to flog a couple of company cars around the awesome Nürburgring Nordschleife. With an Infiniti M each the pair trade wisecracks as they lap the old circuit. It would appear, even in a gig like this, that […]

W196 ‘Silver Arrows’ return to the Nordschleife

The German Grand Prix is clearly a big event for manufacturers such as Mercedes-Benz. It’s their home race and the history of the Nürburgring allows a great chance to maximise the marketing potential the F1 travelling circus brings. A perfect opportunity, then, to bring out some old Silver Arrows for a run around the Nordschleife. […]

Red Bull Racing launches new Ring-taxi

We were surprised to see Red Bull Racing testing a new ring-taxi concept after last night’s German Grand Prix. We think catching a pax lap in a Formula One car around the Ring would be an awesome experience. We didn’t see the RB7 head out to the Nordschleife, but think Red Bull Racing should definitely […]

F1 facing uncertain future at the Nürburgring

This weekend the German Grand Prix will be held at the Nürburgring. Reigning Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel grew up not too far away from the Ring and he will be a huge drawcard. Indeed organisers are expecting record crowds. But will this be enough to ensure the Nürburgring maintains its position on the F1 […]

Craig Baird invited to Porsche Carrera World Cup

One of the support races for the Nürburgring 24 hour race this weekend is the Porsche Carrera World Cup event. There’s going to be more than 100 cars taking part with around 25 countries represented. One of the main attractions is Kiwi, and Australian resident, Craig Baird. It may surprise a few to learn that […]