Here is a great old clip of some Touristenfahrten footage filmed in 1977. The action was captured at the notorious Adenauer Forst section, which is known for inexperienced driver carrying too much speed into the tight left hander. Thirty-three years on people still make the same rookie mistake over and over again! It’s interesting to […]
Continuing the theme of the NÃ¼rburgring 24 hour race, here is some footage of the MINI CHALLENGE support category from the 2007 event. Split into four parts the in-car setup has been taken from the car of Carlo Bermes, racing for the HBPO racing team. This first clip takes you from the start on the […]
The documentary Mal’s Big Green Hell, the adventures of a group of Australian racers, featuring Aussie NÃ¼rburgring pioneer Mal Rose, at Germany’s famous ‘Green Hell’ race circuit during the 2006 NÃ¼rburgring 24 hour race, will be telecast on Channel 31 in Melbourne. The first episode went to air tonight at 9:30pm, so keep an eye […]
As mentioned previously, here is the clip of the Cadillac CTS-V lapping the NÃ¼rburgring Nordschleife in sub 8 minutes. A time GM claims is a Nordschleife record for a production based 4-door saloon.
American car. Nordschleife. Record. Hmm, okay, this is not a joke, a 2009 model Cadiallc CTS-V with GM Performance Division’s John Heinricy behind the wheel has reportedly lapped the NÃ¼rburgring Nordschleife in under 8 minutes, or 7:59.32 to be precise. This time is now being claimed as the fastest ever lap around the NÃ¼rburgring by […]
News just to hand, direct from Nissan, that a standard R35 GT-R has lapped the NÃ¼rburgring Nordschleife in 7 minutes, 29 seconds. Recorded on April 16 and 17, the GT-R used was a base specification car and fitted with the standard Japanese market tyres. Driven by GT-R chief test driver Tochio Suzuki, this latest lap […]
Attention to all Sydney readers: AUSSIES IN NURBURGRING DOCUMENTARY TO AIR ON TVS Mal’s Big Green Hell, the adventures of a group of Australian racers, featuring Aussie NÃ¼rburgring pioneer Mal Rose, at Germany’s famous ‘Green Hell’ race circuit, will be telecast on TVS (Channel 31 ). This will be aired from Thursday 8.30pm May 1st […]