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Megane Renaultsport 265 Trophy screeches way to FWD Ring record

Sunday, June 19th, 2011 Posted in Lap times, Nurburgring news, Renault, Video | 11 Comments »

Three years ago Renault set a new front-wheel drive lap record at the Ring using a stripped out track-ready Megane R26.R. Well now they've gone and broken it using a far more civilised Megane Renaultsport 265 Trophy. The new mark ...

VLN race 14 May: Porsche v Renault

Monday, May 16th, 2011 Posted in Motorsports, Porsche, Renault | 2 Comments »

There was a six-hour VLN race at the Ring over the weekend, eventually won by the Farnbacher Ferrari. Here's some footage showing the exit to Pflantzgarten I. All looks good, the lead cars are carrying some great speed through the ...

Mark Webber wins at the Nürburgring!

Monday, July 13th, 2009 Posted in Australia, Motorsports, Renault | 1 Comment »

Mark Webber has driven a magnificent race to claim his first ever Grand Prix victory. It was the first win by an Australian driver since Alan Jones won the 1981 US Grand Prix. Webber started aggressively from pole position at the ...

Drivers Republic takes Megane R26.R to the Ring

Saturday, December 13th, 2008 Posted in Renault, Video | No Comments »

The Renaultsport Mégane R26.R shouts Nürburgring with its factory fitted decals, but is it actually any good around the Green Hell? This earlier video from Renault says it is, with a lap time of 8:16.9 to its credit. That's pretty ...

Renault Megane III Coupe spied in testing

Saturday, October 11th, 2008 Posted in Manufacturer testing, Renault | No Comments »

Last month pictures of the new Renault Mégane III were revealed. Now, the Coupé model has been spotted in testing on the Nürburgring Nordschleife. Styling cues such as bigger front air dams and centre exhaust point to this being a ...

Renault Megane R26.R claims fastest FWD Nürburgring time

Thursday, July 24th, 2008 Posted in Lap times, Renault, Video | 3 Comments »

I hope you enjoy this video of the new Renault Megane R26.R—claimed, by Renault, to be the fastest front wheel drive production car around the Nürburgring Nordschleife. Its time of 8 minutes 16.9 seconds is certainly very tidy when compared ...

Right hand drive Ring rentals now available

Friday, June 20th, 2008 Posted in Car hire, Nurburgring news, Renault | 2 Comments »

Good news for Aussies heading over to the Nürburgring Nordschleife with RSR Nürburg now having right-hand drive rentals available. Great news if you have little experience in left-hand drive cars. As seen on the bridgetogantry.com website, RSR Nürburg has two ...