Archive for the ‘Trip reports’ Category

It was 15 years ago today

Serving as a reminder that I need to write my own trip report from April this year, here’s a few paragraphs from MotorSport magazine, first published in February 2000. Centred around a 12th century castle in the densely wooded village of Nurburg, the plans outlined over 17 miles of track, consisting of two loops: a […]

Heaven’s gate

Freelance motoring journalist Karl Peskett was recently at the Nürburgring as a guest of Jaguar. He was kind enough to pen a few thoughts for us. The Nürburgring. It’s the name which strikes fear into the hearts of many, and awe into the minds of others. It was named Green Hell by Sir Jackie Stewart—“Green” […]

From Western Australia to the Nürburgring

Among the disaster stories currently emanating from the Nürburgring we recently received a little gold nugget from Western Australia. It’s a great tale, posted to our Your Story section, from Joel Newman and introduces us to him and his Toyota Hilux which travelled from Fremantle to London. Along the way, as you can imagine, Joel […]

May 10 – ‘Nürburgring Day’

If you’re reading this website you know that the Nürburgring Nordschleife is a seductive orgy of twisting tarmac that casts a spell over those who experience its pleasures for themselves. As evidenced by the fact that I run this website from the other side of the planet. You’ll also probably know that AUSringers has a […]

Wayne Moore shares his story

Sometimes I get emails from readers of AUSringers that make me want to scream. I mean this in the nicest possible way, of course. I don’t want to scream because they have frustrated me, or because they have done anything wrong. I want to scream simply for the experiences they have lived. Today was one […]

Ben’s story

AUSringers reader Ben recently shared his Nürburgring experience in the Your Story section of the site—an area for all readers, especially Australians, to share their tales. Ben was also kind enough to send through some images of his trip and here they are for you to see. I’ve also included Ben’s entry below, to help […]

An Australian tourist’s trip report

Blaise Paris has just posted an excellent report of his Nürburgring experience in the Your Story section. I recommend you read it, as he has really managed to capture the thrill, excitement and trepidation of driving your first laps around the Nordschleife. Blaise took a 135i from (3 series pictured above) and seemed to […]