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Huzzah, Nordschleife speed limits to be lifted!

Sunday, August 30th, 2015 Posted in 24 hour race, Manufacturer testing, Motorsports, Nurburgring news, Touristenfahrten | No Comments »

Good news for Nürburgring fans, the speed limits imposed on the Nordschleife back in June are set to be lifted. Of course, there's a catch. The first being the limits, currently affecting all on-track activities, won't be removed until 2016. The ...

Yeah, that was pretty close

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 Posted in BMW, Renault, Touristenfahrten, Video | No Comments »

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 ...

VIDEO: Nordschleife wet lap guide for FWDs

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 Posted in Seat, Touristenfahrten, Track guides, Video | 1 Comment »

Have you got a front-wheel drive car and don't know the best lines to take on a wet Nürburgring Nordschelife? If so, Dale Lomas is your friend. Check out his video below, filmed onboard in his new Seat Leon ST ...

Day 1 for every new car should include a TF lap

Monday, July 20th, 2015 Posted in Seat, Touristenfahrten, Track guides, Video | No Comments »

Dale Lomas from Bridge to Gantry just bought himself a new car. And, as you would, on day one of ownership he took it out on the Nordschleife for a spin. Well, he doesn't literally spin his new car, of ...

MINI JCW GP2 v Porsche Cayman GT4

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 Posted in MINI, Porsche, Touristenfahrten, Video | 1 Comment »

Amid the uncertainty of the speed limit extensions it's nice to see you can still have some fun during a TF session. Here we see a MINI JCW GP lapping in a respectable BTG time of 8 minutes 25 seconds. ...

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 ...

My ride in the RingTaxi.de Porsche 911 GT3

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015 Posted in Car hire, Porsche, Touristenfahrten | No Comments »

Imagine driving the Nürburgring Nordschleife on the perfect line every corner. Imagine doing that in a new 991 Porsche 911 GT3. It’s got to be as close to motoring heaven as we can get here on earth. Then, imagine if that ...