Volkswagen Golf24 photo gallery

The Volkswagen Golf24 will make its 24 hour race debut at the Nürburgring this weekend. It has been created to celebrate the 35th birthday of the GTI. In some ways it’s an odd tribute—with all-wheel drive and a 2.5 litre inline five cylinder engine—it features a drivetrain never seen in a GTI before and one […]

The Toaster – A personal account of the 24 hour race

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 desire, dedication and a love of repetition. Read on to find out why. The Toaster […]

Lure of the Ring – A new 24 hour race documentary

The team that brought us Mal’s big green hell was back at the Nürburgring 24 hour race this year and after the jump you can watch a teaser of what we can expect from their next doco. As you would expect the film will feature most of the Aussies who took part in the 2010 […]

24 hours in 19500 frames

Filmmakers Tim and Nick Hahne from Stereoscreen have provided race fans with a real treat. Their short film 24 hours in 19500 frames captures the essence of this year’s Nürburgring 24 hour race and condenses it into 13 minutes of total brilliance. Click on the image above to load the film’s website and get ready […]

2010 N24 – Porsche post-race press release

Porsche was another manufacturer to suffer from poor fortune to its leading runners at the 2010 Nürbrurgring 24 hour race. The lead car, and defending champion, from got off to a flying start taking taking the lead of the race before the cars entered the Nordschleife. The #1 Manthey carlooked very comfortable setting the pace, […]

2010 N24 – Audi post-race press release

When Audi saw they had four R8 LMS racecars filling the first four spots on the grid for the start of 2010 Nürburgring 24 hour race they must have had high hopes for outright success. At various stages during the race those hopes looked well founded, too. However motor racing in general, and especially at […]