February 23rd arrived and Lamborghini did indeed drop more details about their much-rumoured Huracan, although they failed to reveal an actual laptime.
No matter, because now potential customers are revealing their dealers are talking about a 6m52s lap. But let’s not talk about that too much until the video arrives… because that’s a full 5-seconds faster than the Porsche 918! Continue reading SPOILER ALERT: Lamborghini continue to tease us all
It’s the star of a thousand internet videos, and has jokingly been renamed “YouTube Corner”. But now the Nürburgring’s famous Brünnchen 2 is going almost gravel-free.
Now don’t get your knickers in a twist. The old Nordschleife is a constantly changing beast, and track modifications happen every year. I’ll be talking about some more 2017 modifications soon.
But this change, while theoretically without consequence for any ‘normal’ track user, is bound to cause a bit of head-scratching for many regulars.
Why? Take a look for yourself…
Continue reading Nürburgring’s most famous corner goes (almost) gravel-free
UPDATED: More video at the bottom of the page! If Donald Trump is upset about leaks in his security, he should have a talk with the bosses over at Sant’Agata Bolognese, Lamborghini HQ. Ever since the black bull rented the Nordschleife last year, it’s been widely believed that the Huracan Performante set a new Nürburgring laptime. Continue reading UPDATED: Lamborghini set to drop the new Huracan’s laptime next week
Whether it’s cars overtaking on the wrong side of the track in public driving, race cars ignoring double yellow flags, or pedestrians narrowly avoiding crashing cars, the Nürburgring is clearly dangerous.
Continue reading VIDEO: The most dangerous situations on the Nürburgring
Last chance? You’re thinking, “Why is it the last chance? The trackday isn’t ’til April 11th and it’s barely February right now!”
Well, in case you missed the news, the April BTG trackday is gonna be awesome. And thanks to the ridiculously low-price before Christmas, it’s already well over half-full of BTG friends and Nurburgring fans.
For the last few weeks visitors to the BTG Nurburgring trackday calendar have enjoyed a £449 entry price by using the voucher code on that page.
BUT THAT CODE IS ENDING! Yes, we’re just like Easyjet, but without the queueing. As the event fills up, the prices get higher.
CLICK HERE AND TYPE IN BTG1104
(Don’t forget that the October event is still discounted to £499 from £549 with the code BTG1610)
It’s an argument that’s probably as old as the Nurburgring Nordschleife itself. When an overtake results in a crash, both drivers will normally blame each other. In some circumstances it’s hard to ever place blame on one driver completely. Continue reading VIDEO: Why checking your mirrors is quite important on the ‘Ring