Here’s a stark reminder of the dangers of driving your own car on the Nürburgring, especially when the track is wet. This MINI driver didn’t do anything particularly bad, from what we can tell anyway, but the consequences were severe. Based on the description from the YouTube clip we understand the passenger was taken to […]
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Looking at the image above there’s only one way this BMW Ring-Taxi ride is going to end. And it’s not pretty. To be fair BMW has experiences worse crashes at the Nürburgring with its famed Ring-Taxi, but this one stands out because it looks a bit like a rookie error. The accident happened on the […]
Driving one-handed while drifting out of Brünnchen. You’ve done it heaps of time before. What could possibly go wrong?
Here’s a real treat for Nürburgring fans. It’s the Nordschleife as it looked in 1967. That’s 47 years ago now and already the track was 40 years old when these photos were taken. According to a thread on reddit, where these popped up, the photos were taken by a guy named Jack Moody was was […]
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 mean for the future of the Ring and, most importantly, the future of the […]
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 […]
Before I went to the Nürburgring I remember watching videos and thinking the downhill run into Fuchsröhre, and its subsequent climb towards Adenauer Forst, would easily be my favourite section of the Nordschleife. However, when I was faced with that stretch of tarmac for the first time I was not prepared for the narrowness of the […]