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Nürburgring goes off the record

Sunday, June 21st, 2015 Posted in Lap times, Manufacturer testing, Nurburgring news, Save the Ring, Touristenfahrten | 2 Comments »

The fallout from the tragic accident at the Nürburgring in the VLN1 race back in March has continued with the track's owners, capricorn Nürburgring GmbH, deciding to extend the speed limits initially introduced for motorsport only to all Nordschleife track ...

Nürburgring “saved” by Russian billionaire

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 Posted in Nurburgring news, Save the Ring | No Comments »

Viktor Kharitonin is a name you may not have heard of before. He's a Russian business tycoon with connections to Roman Abramovich and has made his cash in pharmaceuticals, among other things. According to recent reports Kharitonin has stepped in to ...

Ingolf Deubel sentenced to jail

Thursday, April 17th, 2014 Posted in Save the Ring | No Comments »

Ingolf Deubel, one of the men inextricably linked to the collapse of Nürburgring GmbH, was handed a three-and-a-half-year jail term by the Koblenz county court yesterday. Previously a finance minister for the state of Rhineland-Palatinate, Deubel was convicted on 14 counts by ...

Capricorn Nürburgring to takeover on 1 January 2015

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 Posted in Nurburgring news, Save the Ring | 2 Comments »

The Nürburgring has been sold. But not to the American investment firm HIG Capital as first thought, but rather the German-based capricorn group. With a background in motorsport it appears fans can rest easy that the Nürburgring is in capable and ...

Nürburgring buyer to be announced today!

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 Posted in Nurburgring news, Save the Ring, Touristenfahrten | No Comments »

In the next few hours it's expected the successful bidder for the purchase of the Nürburgring will be announced at a specially convened press conference. And that buyer is tipped to be the American investment group HIG Capital. What does this ...

Ecclestone no longer in frame for Nürburgring sale

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 Posted in Save the Ring | No Comments »

Liquidators for the Nürburgring hope to have the sale finalised by next month in time for the coming racing season and Bernie Ecclestone is no longer interested, according to German newspaper Rhein-Zeitung. Ecclestone confirmed his interest in buying the Ring last ...

Bernie Ecclestone confirms Nürburgring bid

Thursday, January 16th, 2014 Posted in Nurburgring news, Save the Ring | No Comments »

The sale of the Nürburgring hasn't exactly gone to plan. Almost a year after it went on sale it still doesn't have a buyer. But that could all be about to change after Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone confirmed he ...