VIDEO: The Boosted Boris Challenge.

Like a beaten step-child at the back of the room. Lurking in the shadows. A 16-year-old mid-size BMW. It had no idea what was coming in its final years, and if it had known, it might have chosen to end it all a little early with a long drive off a short pier….

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Some photos from DN12

There’s a lot to be said for a good trackday at any circuit. But a perfect couple of days on the Nürburgring Nordschleife in the middle of summer? Welcome to Green Heaven… DN-style.

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Take a lap of the ‘Ring in 1955, then think about the future…

This is only going to be a quick post, but I think it’s an important one. While irrelevant yet irritating speedlimits are damaging the well-deserved reputation of our beloved ‘northloop’, there are a whole bunch of people deciding the fate of our track. And, therefore, the fate of the thousands of people directly (and indirectly) employed by it. Continue reading Take a lap of the ‘Ring in 1955, then think about the future…

VIDEO: New SEAT Leon Cupra 280 joins BTG

I always said I’d NEVER buy a brand-new car, but then I saw the new SEAT Leon ST Cupra 280.

And then, I test drove a dealer demo car.

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Supercharge your Nürburgring trackday with BTG!

Do you want to take your next Nürburgring trackday to the next level with BTG? Of course, the answer is always YES (I hope). That’s why I’m offering you loyal BTG fans a very special deal at the next two trackdays…

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AMG readying new C63 S Coupe, and new ‘go-even-faster’ models

This is the new C63 S Coupe, powered by the 4.0-litre ‘hot-V’ twin-turbo V8 that’s becoming almost ubiquitous in every new AMG. But what’s more exciting is what’s hidden by the stark camouflage…

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Weekend sale: DN12 trackday places 10% off

This month you can choose between TWO top-quality trackdays at the Nürburgring Nordschleife. And for this weekend only, BTG is proud to offer you 10% off the first event: DN12 Continue reading Weekend sale: DN12 trackday places 10% off

Jaguar teases fastest-ever F-Type at the Nürburgring

Jaguar’s Special Vehicle Operations are known to be working on a hardcore, performance-focussed F-Type. And this is it, testing at the Nürburgring Nordschleife.

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VW Golf GTi Clubsport nearly ready for production? [UPDATED]

It’s the 40th birthday of the VW Golf next year, and the Wolfsburg crew look like they’ll have an ‘ultimate’ version of the classic FWD platform to bring to the party.

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Special Ferrari-only event for Ferraris only.

Visitors to the Nürburgring Nordschleife today were treated to the spectacle of over 25 matching Ferrari caps, T-shirts, lanyards, driving shoes and an array of pretentious string-back driving gloves.

Also, there were some nice cars. Here are some of the photos of the latter (and only a few of the former).

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