A lap of the Nürburgring Nordschleife from 1972

Here is a real treat for fans of the Nürburgring, a photographic diary of a Touristenfahrten lap from 1972. The images come via Bill Wagenblatt, a US resident who was living in Europe during the 70s. Bill’s original post on his Track Thoughts blog includes over 100 images of the Nordschleife taken from the passenger’s […]

Nordschleife Touristenfahrten footage from 1977

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 […]

Nürburgring Nordschleife – 2009 Touristenfahrten dates

The 2009 dates for Touristenfahrten days at the Nürburgring Nordschleife have just been released on the official website. These dates are crucial for all Ringers planning their next trip, however, they are subject to late change, so best keep an eye on them throughout the year. The dates can be accessed HERE.