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Volkswagen Golf24 says happy 35th to the GTI

Thursday, February 10th, 2011 Posted in 24 hour race, Volkswagen | 6 Comments »

The iconic Golf GTI turns 35 in 2011 and boy has Volkswagen got a ripping birthday present in store. The Golf24, the scary beauty you see before you is that present. It's Volkswagen's latest balls out Nürburgring 24 hour race ...

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 ...

The Toaster – A personal account of the 24 hour race

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010 Posted in 24 hour race, Volkswagen | 6 Comments »

Kiwi Wayne Moore is a long time supporter of AUSringers and, more importantly, a long time racer at the Ring. This year marked Wayne's 17th consecutive appearance. Making the pilgrimage to the Eifel mountains each year from New Zealand takes ...

2010 N24 – Volkswagen post-race press release

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010 Posted in 24 hour race, Volkswagen | 1 Comment »

There's a pretty easy way to ensure a class win at the Nürburgring 24 hour race and Volkswagen have it all worked out. There were four cars entered in the Alternative Fuels class this year, three of them were Volkswagen ...

2010 N24 – Volkswagen pre-race press release

Friday, May 14th, 2010 Posted in 24 hour race, Volkswagen | No Comments »

Volkswagen gave enjoyed class wins at the last two Nürburgring 24 hour races. First with the Golf GTI, then with the Scirocco GT24. In 2010 VW are pinning their hopes on the Scirocco GT24 CNG. It's fuelled with bio natural ...

Scirocco prepares for N24 threepeat

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010 Posted in 24 hour race, Volkswagen | No Comments »

Following class-winning efforts in the last two years Volkswagen is pushing the Scirocco GT24-CNG towards further success at the Nürburgring 24 hour race in 2010. Back with more power and less emissions Danish driver Nicki Thiim set a new Grand ...

Volkswagen Scirocco R – iPhone game

Sunday, September 20th, 2009 Posted in Volkswagen | No Comments »

Volkswagen has recently launched another iPhone driving game. This time featuring the Scirocco R. The theory goes that you're racing around the Nordschleife in the "Scirocco R 24 hour Challenge". The reality is it's simply a marketing gimmick designed to ...