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BTG offers RingTaxi laps of the Nürburgring Nordschleife

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In a dramatic, exciting and ever-so-slightly terrifying twist to the BTG story, I'm delighted to announce that for the next couple of weeks I will be trialling a new partnership with RingTaxi. So not only can you contact me, book a ring taxi and enjoy the Nürburgring, but you'll also be driven by me. I'll even give you a free BTG sticker, just for booking with me.

Now on with the details!

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From SNOW to GO: Nürburgring opens for 2015

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This was the scene at the first planned public opening of the official 2015 season at the Nürburgring Nordschleife. Despite yesterday's fantastic, sunny (and dry!) VLN Einstellfahrten, we were greeted with near-freezing temperatures and a fresh coating of snow.

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BREAKING NEWS: F1 to return to Nürburgring in 2015

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Good morning from the Nürburgring, where the phones in the hotels are jammed with F1 teams and related businesses trying to book rooms for the weekend of July 18th-19th and the surrrounding days. Check out my calendar online here, and you'll spot a gaping window in the events schedule that week.

The local radio station SWR is also reporting that there will be an official announcement later today.

We'll bring you more news and official links ASAP!

   

 

A new standard for Nordschleife simulation?

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Yeah, I'm a geek. Guilty as charged. From GT6 vs VLN videos, to a massive T500RS steering wheel folded up behind the curtain, I love a good computer game. And 2015 is shaping up to be one hell of a year for my fellow gamers...

Read more: A new standard for Nordschleife simulation?

Vandals hit the 'ring, but it will "still open this week"

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Vandals struck the Nürburgring's construction work last weekend, but the management insists that the track will still open later this week.

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Radical aim for new 'production' car lap record at the Nürburgring

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Radical Sportscar are aiming for a new production car lap record at the Nürburgring with their new RXC Turbo 500. In fact, they're so confident of their attempt that they've even included a date: August 2015. But is it hype, hysteria or a realistic proposition?

Read more: Radical aim for new 'production' car lap record at the Nürburgring

New Porsche Cayman GT4 plays hard on the Nürburgring - or does it?

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I wlll make no apologies for this post. I am a Nürburgring Nordschleife geek. I left my native country of Great Britain just to live here. I've driven so many thousands of laps that I lost count around five years ago, and raced here in all conditions.

So believe me when I say that Porsche just faked the Cayman GT4 'ring video...

>> See BOTH videos and read the full story here >> 

Read more: New Porsche Cayman GT4 plays hard on the Nürburgring - or does it?

   

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