Another look at the 1967 German Grand Prix

Way back when AUSringers started we featured some clips on the 1967 German Grand Prix. Let’s take another look at that race in this six-minute video that really takes us back to a time when the track was barely recognisable as the Nordschleife we know and cherish today. Also unrecognisable is a podium featuring an […]

Formula 1 – Nurburgring won’t pick up Hockenheim slack

News has surfaced that Hockenheim won’t renew their Formula One contract after their current agreement expires in 2010, without significant government funding. Facing a loss of €5.3 million from this year’s race the thoughts of race organisers are clear, “Without grants from the state there will be no more Formula One in Hockenheim,” Karl-Josef Schmidt, […]

Nürburgring could lose Grand Prix rights

The current status of the Nürburgring hosting alternate German Grands Prix could be under threat, with a final decision to be made in the first week of October, reports. The Nürburgring race is organised by Deutscher Motor Sport Bund, under the guidance of German motoring giant ADAC. The possible fallout is a result of […]

1969 German Grand Prix

More Nürburgring material from the vault—there will be more to come—this time some footage of the 1969 German Grand Prix. Almost 40 years old, this material has great aerial shots and pretty good audio quality as well. The race was won by pole sitter Jacky Ickx, from Belgium, driving a Brabham BT26 Ford. Jackie Stewart, […]

1936 German Grand Prix

Here are a few images from the 1936 German Grand Prix, held at the Nürburgring Nordschleife. The race was won by Bernd Rosemeyer driving an Auto Union Type C (pictured above).  It was a one-two victory for the Auto Unions, with Hans Stuck, father of Hans-Joachim Stuck, claiming second place. The final podium position was […]

Classic footage featuring 1937 Mercedes W125

This clip found on youtube was originally filmed in 1962 and features the 1937 Mercedes-Benz W125. One of the most famous of the early Grand Prix cars, it had a supercharged straight 8 cylinder producing around 600bhp. Apart from the wonderful car, being driven by Hermann Lang, what makes this clip so good is the […]

1967 German Grand Prix – part 3

This is the final piece of footage from the 1967 German Grand Prix I’ll be posting and I have saved the best for last. There are so many highlights, but to name a few check out Denny Hulme getting airborne at Flugplatz and I liked the refuelling method in the pits, very casual! The track […]