Peugeot EX1 sets new electric record at the Ring

This crazy looking electric powered Peugeot EX1, complete with 250kW, has set a new lap record on the Nürburgring Nordschleife for an electric powered car. It didn’t hang about, either, posting time of 9:01.338—oh so close to breaking the 9 minute barrier. Stéphane Caillet, from Peugeot’s Research & Development Centre, was the man behind the […]

Quick deals in the Green Hell

Last year the German television program die story broadcast a 45-minute documentary about the ongoing issues facing Nürburgring GmbH and the possible ramifications for the local businesses in Nürburg and surrounds. The key people featured in the story are Uschi Schmitz, hotelier and long-time Nürburg resident—yes, she’s Sabine’s mum, too—and Kai Richter (pictured above left), […]

Ever wondered what a sub 3:30 lap would look like?

Stefan Bellof’s 6:11 Nordschleife lap time, set in 1983, stands as a seemingly insurmountable barrier. There will most likely come a time when someone does better the time, which was set in a Porsche 956 sportscar; when, and in what, nobody knows. In the virtual world, however, Bellof’s record has been smashed to pieces by […]

Save the Ring website launched

In addition to the Save the Ring Facebook presence a new website has also been launched. It’s probably the best one-stop resource for getting a quick grasp of the problems at hand and giving you real ways to act in support of the Nürburgring and the great Nordschleife. Here’s a quick snapshot of the issues […]

Honda Integra Type R bridge-to-gantry run

It’s been a while since we’ve had a good bridge-to-gantry clip on AUSringers and this one, featuring a DC2 Honda Integra Type R, is a ripper to break the drought. The Teggy Type R is a classic front driver, capable of things many didn’t think were possible until it was made. Now, as this clip […]