Yesterday’s unexpected silver arrival at the Nürburgring Nordschleife carpark for “sighting laps”, coupled with tonight’s lack of public opening, meant that we were all expecting something exciting. And I think we just got it…
The old SLS AMG Black Series was, arguably, the finest application of the old 6.2-litre M159 V8. With 631hp it was apocalyptically quick with a soundtrack (and price tag) to match. So how is Affalterbach to beat that with its new poster boy, the AMG GT? Can two turbochargers make up for over two litres less swept capacity? This gives us a preview of the answer.
We’ve all seen the new 991-based GT3RS. I’ve seen the camo-clad test cars, and recently the stationary show-queens at Geneva and New York.
Those familiar with the Nürburgring on a quiet midweek night will all know that feeling. You’re on a good lap, everything’s smooth and there’s nobody on track. When all of a sudden, a motorcycle erupts past the left side of your car, the rider casually waving thanks for a move you didn’t even know about, let alone sanction… Continue reading AndyC. The man, the myth, the madness.
It’s the first week of another industry pool session…
Last weekend was the Nürburgring 24-hour qualifying race. A two-day event culminating in a 6-hour race. Here are my photos.
This is my sandbox for a better looking, more fully-functioned and modern BridgeToGantry.com. I hope you enjoy it!