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VIDEO: BMW M1 Procar around the Nürburgring

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011 Posted in BMW, Track guides | No Comments »

The BMW M1 is a special machine. Sure, by today's standards its performance is somewhat pedestrian, but back in the 1970s, when the M1 was first released, it was the real deal. BMW even set up a one-make 'M1 Procar' ...

‘Ringmini’ Clubman Estate laps the Nordschleife

Saturday, August 13th, 2011 Posted in Track guides, Video | No Comments »

If you spend any time watching the goings on at the Nürburgring, especially during Touristenfahrten days, you'll be familiar with the little blue ‘Ringmini’. It's a 1971 Mini Clubman Estate that been fitted with the engine and transmission from a Honda ...

Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 claims bragging rights

Monday, June 20th, 2011 Posted in GM, Lap times, Track guides, Video | No Comments »

Renault weren't the only ones to be claiming bragging rights after the recent industry pool booking at the Ring. This time it's Chevrolet who are laying claim to holding the fastest production car lap record on the Nordschleife. The time? ...

Hans Joachim-Stuck takes Scirocco R around Nordschleife

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 Posted in Track guides, Volkswagen | No Comments »

If you had the keys to a Scirocco R and free access to the Nürburgring, could it get any better? Well, yes it could, as a matter of fact. Imagine having Ring legend Hans Joachim-Stuck as your own personal tour ...

VIDEO: Pagani Zonda R – Nürburgring record lap (6:47.50)

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010 Posted in Lap times, Pagani, Track guides, Video | 6 Comments »

Pagani have just published a YouTube clip showing the Zonda R "record" lap of the Nürburgring. It's a great lap to watch, too. The car is just so stable, there is no discernable body roll and the way the Zonda ...

VIDEO: Ferrari 599XX breaks 7 minute barrier

Saturday, April 24th, 2010 Posted in Ferrari, Lap times, Track guides, Video | 2 Comments »

Below is a full onboard lap of the Ferrari 599XX setting its super fast lap time of 6 minute 58.16 seconds around the Nürburgring Nordschleife. As you can see a track map and inset footage of the driver can be ...

3D style vintage Nürburgring map

Thursday, March 11th, 2010 Posted in Nurburgring history, Track guides | 3 Comments »

This old skool 3D style map gives a great appreciation of the elevation changes of the Nordschleife (and the Südschleife, too, see top right of frame). Its detailed painting and vibrant colours complement this other vintage map nicely. For a ...