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A touristenfahrten lap to treasure

Saturday, April 13th, 2013 Posted in Lap times, Nissan, Touristenfahrten, Video | No Comments »

Colin Alton, take a bow. We're not too sure of Colin's background but he's clearly a half decent steerer as this video posted to YouTube shows. And he's obviously completed many laps around the Nürburgring. Behind the wheel of his ...

Touristenfahrten protected under Nürburgring sale

Monday, March 25th, 2013 Posted in Save the Ring, Touristenfahrten | No Comments »

In among the possible gloom of a forced sale of the Nürburgring, including the 20.8km Nordschleife, it appears the ability for the public to continue experiencing the 'Green Hell' will be protected, as this comment from Joe Saward states: One of ...

The Nürburgring is for sale!

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 Posted in Nurburgring news, Save the Ring, Touristenfahrten | 2 Comments »

So much for hope. The Nürburgring is for sale. Everything. The failed NüroDisney complex, the Grand Prix track and, worst of all, the famed Nordschleife circuit. Full private ownership, with no government involvement, is imminent. And the locals are worried. Dale Lomas from ...

Driving tourist laps in driving rain

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012 Posted in Touristenfahrten | 1 Comment »

On my single visit to the Nürburgring it was a beautiful sunny day. Thankfully I didn't have to endure the dreadfully wet conditions experienced last weekend, as Dale from Bridge to Gantry reports: This weekend the weather wasn't just damp. It ...

It’s called “Ice curve” for a reason

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012 Posted in Honda, Touristenfahrten | No Comments »

Here's a couple of videos showing what happens when you overestimate the ability of both yourself and your car when putting down a lap at the Nürburgring. You'll see a Honda CR-V going through Eiskurve just a little too hot. ...

2012 Nürburgring Touristenfahrten calendar

Monday, March 26th, 2012 Posted in Nurburgring news, Touristenfahrten | No Comments »

If you're planning on making the trip to the Nürburgring this year and would like to drive yourself around the wonderful 20.832km of tarmac you could do a lot worse than check out this handy calendaer put together by nurburgring.co.uk. For ...

2012 Touristenfahrten pricing released

Sunday, November 6th, 2011 Posted in Nurburgring news, Touristenfahrten | 2 Comments »

A quick scan of the Nürburgring website shows updated pricing for 2012 Touristenfahrten days where you can drive around the Nürburgring Nordschleife have been announced. There's a slight increase compared to 2011 pricing for one, four and 25 lap tickets. ...