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Be careful out there!

Monday, September 8th, 2014 Posted in MINI, Touristenfahrten, Video | No Comments »

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 ...

BMW Ring-Taxi in rookie Brünnchen fail

Monday, August 4th, 2014 Posted in BMW, Touristenfahrten, Video | No Comments »

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 ...

What could possibly go wrong?

Thursday, April 24th, 2014 Posted in BMW, Touristenfahrten | No Comments »

Driving one-handed while drifting out of Brünnchen. You've done it heaps of time before. What could possibly go wrong?

The Nürburgring as it looked in 1967

Friday, April 4th, 2014 Posted in Nurburgring history, Touristenfahrten | 2 Comments »

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 ...

Nürburgring buyer to be announced today!

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 Posted in Nurburgring news, Save the Ring, Touristenfahrten | No Comments »

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 ...

VIDEO: Deer strike on the Nordschleife!

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013 Posted in Renault, Touristenfahrten | No Comments »

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 ...

VIDEO: Fuchsröhre bites hard

Monday, June 3rd, 2013 Posted in Honda, Touristenfahrten, Video | 1 Comment »

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 ...