Archive for the ‘Renault’ Category

VLN race 14 May: Porsche v Renault

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 turn. Off-camera a Porsche and Renault collide and we see the aftermath, luckily avoided by […]

Mark Webber wins at the Nürburgring!

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 Nürburgring track, but couldn’t hold off a fast charging Rubens Barichello who led into […]

Drivers Republic takes Megane R26.R to the Ring

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 bloody good, it has to be said. The fastest front wheel drive lap by a […]

Renault Megane III Coupe spied in testing

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 Renaultsport model in development, which is due to be shown at next year’s Geneva Motor […]

Renault Megane R26.R claims fastest FWD Nürburgring time

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 to others. For example, a BMW M5 E60 at the hands of Horst von Saurma […]

Right hand drive Ring rentals now available

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 website, RSR Nürburg has two Renaultsport Clio Cups ready for a good Ring thrashing. RSR describes the Clio accordingly, “2008 […]