Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 ready for competition debut

One of the most spectacular looking road-to-racecar transformations will take place around the Nordschleife this weekend when Mercedes debuts its SLS AMG GT3 in a VLN endurance event. Five-time DTM winner Bernd Schneider and Thomas Jäger will be at the wheel. Both men have been testing the car for several months and will be mixing […]

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!

Porsche on track with N24 preparations

In the lead up to next month’s 24 hour race the Manthey Racing team is well on track to defending its 24 hour title by claiming victory during a VLN race yesterday. It was the second win of the season for the team’s 911 GT3 R. Manthey Racing is also managing the racing debut of […]

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 […]

BMW Z4 GT3 in VLN practice

BMW have just announced official details of their latest track weapon, the Z4 GT3. Here is a short clip filmed from one of the car’s early release test sessions at the Ring. With much of its hardware, including a 480hp+ 4.0 litre V8, sourced from the M3 GT2, and a kerb weight of 1200kg, the […]

A lap of the Nordschleife with Sabine Schmitz

Sabine Schmitz is well known for her appearances on Top Gear. She’s also well known for her gig as a driver of the BMW Ring Taxi. She’s even been interviewed by AUSringers. But, ultimately, she’s a racer, so what better way to kick off 2010 than with some video footage of Sabine at the wheel […]

Walter Röhrl drives new Porsche 911 GT3, but…

…not at the Nürburgring. Details of the the new 997.5 Porsche 911 GT3 were released the other day (see AUSmotive for more), and now a promotional video of the car in action has surfaced. As with other similar videos Porsche’s most famous test driver Walter Röhrl is at the wheel. However, perhaps crucially, the footage […]