VIDEO: EPIC last-lap battle from 2006 Fiesta ST Cup

If you’ve not seen this video yet, sit down and grab a cup of tea/coffee/whatever and get comfy. Ten years ago I featured this on the front-page of BTG and it was a massive hit. And that last corner?! Holy crap… Continue reading VIDEO: EPIC last-lap battle from 2006 Fiesta ST Cup

DMSB release NEW 2016 Nordschleife Permit rules

If you want to race on the world’s longest and most dangerous permanent racetrack, it’s not as simple as picking up your racing license and driving over to the ‘Ring. Not any more.

UPDATE: OFFICIAL DMSB PERMIT REGS IN ENGLISH

The Nordschleife Permit system was introduced last year to prevent inexperienced amateurs from stepping into super-fast racing cars and putting everybody at risk.

Unfortunately the DMSB were allowing exemptions for certain high-grade licenses, and it left the new system open to abuse.

It appears that the loop hole has now been closed… no paying a third-world country club for your Int. B license then short-cutting into a GT3… not anymore! Continue reading DMSB release NEW 2016 Nordschleife Permit rules

Snow fun at all…? Watch a 911 SCRS drift the GP track

Just strike this one up on the massive list titled “Missed Opportunities at the Nürburgring”. While there’s nothing wrong with this video of a classic Rothmans-liveried Porsche 911 rally car enjoying the Nürburgring GP circuit, there’s nothing really that exciting either.

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Design the VLN Fiesta, win a Milltek Sport exhaust!

Yes, it’s that simple. We’re looking for an awesome design for the new Milltek Sport Fiesta ST that we’ll be racing in VLN, and we’re turning to you, the fans, to design it!

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Milltek Sport take #TeamBTG into the VLN championship!

It’s the worst-kept secret of the whole week, but it’s about time that we announce #TeamBTG will be joining the 2016 VLN Championship thanks to an amazing new partnership with Milltek Sport and Manheller Racing!

But this isn’t just a great opportunity for BridgeToGantry.com to go racing wheel-to-wheel at the world’s most awesome racetrack. It’s also a great opportunity for you, the BTG reader, to win some cool stuff and come and take a small part in a VLN weekend yourself!

(And for my fellow racers, yes we have all the BMWs still available for arrive’n’drive from V4 to SP6!)

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Russian buy-out of the Nürburgring almost complete

Nürburgring announced today that Getspeed and CNG’s “differences and disputes have been settled”, and that Getspeed’s share in the track has been “significantly reduced”.

But what does that actually mean?

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Your 2016 Nürburgring Nordschleife Opening Times are HERE!

I’m not a religious person, but can you give me a hallelujah? Yes, the 2016 Nürburgring Nordschleife Touristenfahrten opening times have landed!

And we’re not talking about one or two month’s worth, oh no. The WHOLE OF 2016 is here and ready for you.

I really can’t stress how much we all depend on these dates, and how important they are. You can start planning your holidays here, and I can start taking RingTaxi bookings! 😉

Below are a couple of highlights, or maybe the weekends to avoid, depending on your point of view.

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Trackwalk: Flugplatz and Metzgesfeld latest…

As the wet’n’warm European winter continues, this Saturday morning turned into a bit of a trackwalk. While nearly 40 guys’n’girls walked a full lap starting from Breidscheid bridge, I took the easy option(!) and brought the kids along. I wanted to see Flugplatz…

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Last chance!

I think it takes all kinds of traffic to make the Nürburgring Nordschleife special, which is why I created this graphic. Back at the end of Summer, more than 250 of you bought a T-shirt based on this graphic, but many of you asked me for the words I’d written to be included on the graphic… well, here we are! Continue reading Last chance!