NEW 2017 Nürburgring Lap Ticket Prices

Today the Nürburgring operators revealed a dramatically new pricing scheme for 2017 Nordschleife touristenfahrten. The major changes are bullet-pointed below:

  • No more “lap tickets” – instead you have an account you pre-load with €€€
  • Monday-Friday laps are cheaper (€25 per lap)
  • Saturday/Sunday laps are more expensive (€30 per lap)
  • A jahreskarte (season ticket) is an eye-watering €1900!*
  • QR-code readers on the entrance
  • New IOS and Android app to check and load your lap ticket account

Continue reading NEW 2017 Nürburgring Lap Ticket Prices

VIDEO: NextEV claim crazy-fast 7m04s Nürburgring laptime

Remember that suspiciously unrecognisable electric supercar that BTGers spotted last month? It was the Chinese NextEV prototype and now we can enjoy the fruits of their marketing labours.

Continue reading VIDEO: NextEV claim crazy-fast 7m04s Nürburgring laptime

VIDEO: Is Schwedenkreuz the most dangerous corner on the Nürburgring?

If you consult Google Maps, the fast left-hander that is Schwedenkreuz doesn’t really look like much trouble at all. A 30º left-hander with no real drama at all.

So why does the next video show just so much car carnage?

Sit down, watch this 2016 Schwedenkreuz crash compilation video, and I’ll try to explain. Continue reading VIDEO: Is Schwedenkreuz the most dangerous corner on the Nürburgring?

VIDEO: Onboard the Nordschleife Backwards in the 300hp RingMini

Achim’s RingMini is a #RingTool that most regulars have already met. Generally it only emerges on to the Nordschleife when it’s wet and slippery. Continue reading VIDEO: Onboard the Nordschleife Backwards in the 300hp RingMini

2017 Nürburgring Race Dates confirmed (VLN, N24, and more…)

The VLN championship organisation have just confirmed their 2017 race dates, and in doing so they’ve cemented a large part of the Nürburgring calendar. Continue reading 2017 Nürburgring Race Dates confirmed (VLN, N24, and more…)

PHOTOS: Backwards around the Karussell with the RKA

This morning the Rally Köln Ahrweiler (RKA) hit the Nürburgring Nordschleife backwards. It’s something we’ve all been looking forward to the whole week.

And the drivers have probably been excited about all year! Continue reading PHOTOS: Backwards around the Karussell with the RKA

Rally Köln Ahrweiler hits the Nürburgring tomorrow

The leaves are dropping off the trees, and guys in orange jackets are gathering around random road junctions in the Eifel. It can mean only one thing…

… the Rally Köln Ahrweiler is about to begin! Continue reading Rally Köln Ahrweiler hits the Nürburgring tomorrow

VIDEO: Ferrari 488 GTB time attack on the Nordschleife

Ferrari’s latest 670hp twin-turbo has been gathering praise in magazine roadtests around the world. But true Nürburgring fans are always really waiting for the Sport Auto Supertest.

Sport Auto have been laptime testing every important sportscar around the Nürburgring Nordschleife since 1995.

In recent years Horst von Saurma has been replaced by Christian Gebhardt, but the laps continue: Continue reading VIDEO: Ferrari 488 GTB time attack on the Nordschleife

VIDEO: Coolant spills are scary

Having been on both ends of a coolant spill, several times, they’re one of my biggest fears on the Nürburgring. And thanks to Daniel’s onboard video, you can see for yourself how scary it is. Continue reading VIDEO: Coolant spills are scary

VIDEO: 2016 Motorcycle crash compilation from the Nürburgring

There’s something horrifically enthralling about watching crash videos. But these three minutes are sickening hypnotic… Continue reading VIDEO: 2016 Motorcycle crash compilation from the Nürburgring