BMW unscripted: Sabine Schmitz

Everyone’s favourite taxi driver, Sabine Schmitz, is featured here in unscripted, a new promo series from BMW. “No script, just real people,” says the marketing blurb. This episode with Sabine gives a great, albeit brief, look at her history with BMW and the Nürburgring Nordschleife. For more on Sabine take a trip down memory lane […]

The power of M

A few days ago BMW celebrated the 25th anniversary of the mighty M3. They did so with a press release and a gallery of photos. Perhaps this video of a race -prepped E30 M3 lapping the Ring in under 7 minutes 40 seconds might have been a more fitting tribute. [Thanks to Chris for the […]

BMW M3 GT2 wins 2010 Nürburgring 24 hour

The #25 BMW M3 GT2 driven by Jörg Müller, Augusto Farfus, Uwe Alzen and Pedro Lamy has won the Nürburgring 24 hour race. It’s an especially important result for Lamy who now joins Marcel Tiemann as a five-time N24 winner. In second place was the one and only Ferrari in the race, the #43 F430 […]

Ferrari 599XX v BMW Z4 GT3 v Porsche 956

So, Ferrari say their 599XX was the first “production-derived” sportscar to break the 7 minute barrier around the 20.832km Nürburgring Nordschleife. But, what does that term “production-derived” actually mean? Who cares if the car is based off the 599 GTB Fiorano, the 599XX cannot be driven on public roads and it comes delivered with racing […]

Another look from inside the BMW Z4 GT3

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Here is another lap of the Nürburgring Nordschleife filmed from inside the BMW Z4 GT3. Richard Göransson is once again behind the wheel and the sensation of speed from this footage is sensational. Take the jump below and enjoy!

A full lap in a BMW Z4 GT3

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Here is a full lap of the Nürburgring at the wheel of BMW’s new Z4 GT3. The driver is Richard Göransson, who AUSringers readers will remember from the ‘Loaded’ M3 CSL. Clearly, then, Richard knows his way around the Nordschleife. But an oil flag on entry to Wehrseifen, on an already greasy tarmac, would not […]

1990s DTM highlights reel – Together we touch the sky

There’s not too many better clips out there that capture the excitement of the Nordschleife than this one. You get a feeling of the speed, the rise and fall of the track, some great in car action and all set to some cheesy Euro haus musik. The best part, though, is the epic airtime captured […]