Archive for the ‘Renault’ Category

Yeah, that was pretty close

Driving around the Ring on a busy public day has it’s fair share of risk, we all know that. With so many drivers on the track accidents do happen. Sometimes, though, like this yellow Renault Megane RS, you get away with it. Just. Be careful out there! [Source: BTG]

Renault Megane RS 275 sets new FWD record

Ever since the Seat Leon Cupra 280 knocked off the Megane RS 265 as the fastest production-based front-wheel drive car around the Nordschleife it was only a matter of time until Renault fought back. And now that time has come, with thanks to the Megane RS 275 Trophy R. A distinction needs to be made […]

Renault Sport prepares to fight back

In early March a new “record” for the fastest front-wheel drive around the Nordschleife was set when the Seat Leon Cupra 280 set a 7:58 lap time. That bettered the longstanding mark set by Renault with the Megane RS 265. It would appear Renault is not going to take Seat’s effort lying down and has […]

VIDEO: Deer strike on the Nordschleife!

Sometimes, no matter how careful or vigilant you are, you’re just plain out of luck. That was the case for the driver of this Renault Megane RS who had no chance to avoid contact with this deer on the high speed section near Klostertal. Thankfully the driver was fine and posted this text with the […]

Renault Twingo RS splashes out at Nürburgring

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Today we bring you one of the more bizarre promo videos we’ve come across. Race driver Margot Laffite (yes, she is the daughter of Jacques) was given the keys to a Renault Twingo RS Red Bull RB7 edition and sent out on the Nordschleife with a cute blonde and a goldfish. It’s all part of […]

2012 N24h: Porsche-Renault finish line chaos

We’ve already reported on the dramatic finish to yesterday’s Nürburgring 24 hour race which saw the #11 Manthey Porsche crashed into by the #169 Renault Clio. The incident happened with just seconds remaining on the 24 hour countdown. However, as the winning car was still some 30 seconds away the race was not officially over. […]

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 […]