Archive for the ‘Motorsports’ Category

Titan Movie – The beginning

Clash Production make some damn nice post-production videos of motorsport scenes. One such production is their Titan Movie project, which has been orbiting the blogosphere for a while now. So far, there’s been only been a couple of preview clips released, and a lot of the footage features racing from the Nürburgring. However, until recently, […]

Audi offers R8 LMS experience in exchange for cash

Audi have just announced they will be offering cashed up wannabe racing drivers a seat in an R8 LMS. Two GT3 cars will be prepared by the Joest Racing Team, the guys responsible for six of Audi’s recent Le Mans victories. Joest will be entering up to six VLN races at the Nürburgring this year, […]

A lap of the Nordschleife with Sabine Schmitz

Sabine Schmitz is well known for her appearances on Top Gear. She’s also well known for her gig as a driver of the BMW Ring Taxi. She’s even been interviewed by AUSringers. But, ultimately, she’s a racer, so what better way to kick off 2010 than with some video footage of Sabine at the wheel […]

Lotus 49B at 1969 German Grand Prix

Don’t you just love this old archival image from the 1969 German Grand Prix. A timely way to pay respects to Colin Chapman, who passed away 27 years ago today, the image features Graham Hill behind the wheel of a legendary Lotus 49B, possibly taken over the jump at the start of Pflantzgarten. For more […]

A racetrack is a magical spot

Got a spare 7 minutes or so? Then you’ll enjoy this clip from Audi tv that takes a look at four of the world’s most famous racetracks—Hockenheim, Spa, Mugello and, of course, the Nürburgring. Just a shame the voice over guy sounds so uninspired! Check out the clip after the jump.

Happy 100th to Bernd Rosemeyer

This post is a tribute to Bernd Rosemeyer, the first man to break the 10 minute barrier around the Nürburgring Nordschleife. A feat he accomplished during the 1937 Eifel Race. Next Wednesday, 14 October, marks the 100th anniversary of Rosemeyer’s birth. Rosemeyer is acknowledged as one of the finest drivers of his era. He won […]