RANT: Stop bullsh***ing us with your Nürburgring Laptimes

Sit down, get a cup of tea (or coffee, if you’re a heathen) and get ready. Because I need to get something off my chest.

Today’s rant has been precipitated by the arrival of a new video by Porsche, pushing their new luxury sedan, the Panamera. For the sake of completeness, I’ve included it below: Continue reading RANT: Stop bullsh***ing us with your Nürburgring Laptimes

VIDEO: See why Kesselchen is so deadly in the wet

The Nürburgring in the wet is a tricky proposition at best, and for many it’s your worst nightmare. Just when you think you’ve got the whole 20.8km of the Nordschleife memorised, the weather changes and you’ve got three times as much information to remember. Which corners have a good surface? Where does standing water build up the most? And which small bumps will turn into car-crashing, spin-inducing, hiccups?

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VIDEO: Cayman GT4 Clubsport vs Ferrari 458 Challenge

It’s nearly time for VLN4, so let’s get warmed up with a scintillating lap onboard the Stilgut GetSpeed Cayman GT4 Clubsport, as resident pro-driver Moritz Kranz chases a (theoretically) far superior Ferrari 458 race car…

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VIDEO: Watch this BMW Z4 nearly take out the safety car!

The very first seconds of this video show a BMW Z4 making a mess of Adenauer Forst. No big deal. This kind of thing happens all the time, especially on your first lap…

…but then comes lap two!

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Bugatti Chiron, AMG GTS-R, and next-gen Civic Type-R all hit I-Pool

With a few minutes to spare, and it being the first day of a 2-week Industry Pool session, I thought I’d hang around and do a facebook livestream from the Brünnchen viewing area.

And this is what I saw… Continue reading Bugatti Chiron, AMG GTS-R, and next-gen Civic Type-R all hit I-Pool