VIDEO: Witness the hailstorm that brought the N24 to a complete halt!

Imagine the time, travel, dedication and money that goes into a successful Nürburgring 24-hour entry. Then imagine that the weather does this to you, just 3 laps into the biggest race of the year…

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VIDEO: Catch up with the #N24h with this EPIC highlights reel

Even if you live-streamed the whole Nürburgring 24-hour, and didn’t even blink once, you should STILL watch this highlights reel, because it’s EPIC.

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N24: Follow the Fiesta here!

Hey BTGers, it’s been a busy couple of days here at the Nordschleife, but we’re finally ready for the biggest race of the year: the 2016 Nürburgring 24 hour!

And this is how you can follow the race, with livestreams, social media, and more!

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Watching N24 at home: Getspeed App

We’re living in exciting times as conventional media (television, magazines, even ‘plain old’ websites) struggle to keep up with social media. And over the next few days I’ll be posting a few options for you guys to follow the 24hrs of Nürburgring, and here’s the first one.

(To be honest, I’m insanely jealous of this, and I wish we had it for our little Milltek Fiesta)

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VIDEO: Manthey Racing just tuned a Cayman GT4 and it did this 7m29s superlap

Manthey Racing, the Porsche-owned, semi-factory tuning and racing shop here at the ‘Ring just tuned a Cayman GT4.

Considering that these are the guys who helped develop and build the Cayman GT4 Clubsport, there was little doubt it was going to be fast. But did you ever think it would be THIS fast?

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VIDEO: Onboard and Outside a ‘typical’ Schwedenkreuz spin

Thanks to a rare collaboration between a Nürburgring driver and a Nürburgring crash-YouTuber, I’m about to share two different views of a perennially common crash.

Yep, the Schwedenkreuz spin, as demonstrated by a lovely BMW E30 only this Monday.

So let’s take a look at the videos:

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VIDEO: Koenigsegg are back at the Nordschleife!

As promised last month in an official statement, Koenigsegg arrived at the Nordschleife this week, testing an Agera One:1 during the famous “Industrie Pool” sessions.

With such a high-profile, and high-performance, hypercar hitting the Nürburgring, it would be no surprise if the internet was set alight with rumours of 6-minute-something laptimes… Continue reading VIDEO: Koenigsegg are back at the Nordschleife!

iRacing just ran an official VLN race, and here it is!

There’s little doubt that the gap between virtual and reality is closing faster than a GT3 and an MX5 along the Döttinger Höhe. And this weekend was a water-shed moment for fans of the Nürburgring and racing sims.

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VIDEO: Gorgeous Peugeot 205 GTi overtakes on wrong side, then crashes.

Fans of French clutter, look away now. What you’re going to see now may cause emotional distress. Yes, after this accident on Sunday, there’s one less 205 GTi on the road. Sad times indeed.

For my none-European, none-car-nerd readers, let me explain something. The 205 GTi is a legendary car for many reasons, not all of them good:

  • Incredibly responsive handling
  • Great power to weight ratio from its peppy 8-valve motor
  • Snappy lift-off oversteer from its unforgiving torsion-beam rear axle

And what happens in the video below is more to do with the latter point than the first two…

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VIDEO: 2017 Camaro Z/28 crashes at Adenauer Forst, Nürburgring

Oh man, no sooner had I posted a load of photos of the Camaro team testing hard at the Nordschleife, when THIS happens.

And by THIS, I mean a big ol’ Nordschleife four-wheel-alignment. Check out the video below, to see what I mean!

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