Tag Archives: RCN

CRASH: Bad overtake wrecks two BMWs in RCN race

Any racing driver will tell you, a good overtake is clean, decisive and clear.

This overtake is absolutely none of those things.

And the result is predictably heart-breaking…

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DMSB release NEW 2016 Nordschleife Permit rules

If you want to race on the world’s longest and most dangerous permanent racetrack, it’s not as simple as picking up your racing license and driving over to the ‘Ring. Not any more.

UPDATE: OFFICIAL DMSB PERMIT REGS IN ENGLISH

The Nordschleife Permit system was introduced last year to prevent inexperienced amateurs from stepping into super-fast racing cars and putting everybody at risk.

Unfortunately the DMSB were allowing exemptions for certain high-grade licenses, and it left the new system open to abuse.

It appears that the loop hole has now been closed… no paying a third-world country club for your Int. B license then short-cutting into a GT3… not anymore! Continue reading DMSB release NEW 2016 Nordschleife Permit rules

2016 Nürburgring NORDSCHLEIFE racing calendar (N24, RCN, VLN, etc…)

These are the provisional dates of all the race meetings in 2016 that will use the Nürburgring Nordschleife.

From the amateur competition in GLP, with street-legal cars, all the way through RCN, Oldtimers & Youngtimers, to the VLN and N24 programme, it’s all in the table at the bottom of the page.

You can also check the official websites here for more information

 

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VIDEO: Not a single crash here, which is very VERY surprising.

Sometimes it’s skill that saves these drivers, but it’s probably just luck. Random, chaos theory numbers, cascading around the Nürburgring and somehow not hitting the barriers.

Either that, or somebody’s invented car wax with negatively-charged ions capable of repelling barrier.

But it’s probably just the first thing. Enjoy. Continue reading VIDEO: Not a single crash here, which is very VERY surprising.

Photos from the final RCN round

Every year the RCN championship quits the usual time-trialling format and enjoys a nice straight-forward 3-hour endurance race. It’s called the Schwedenkreuz Pokale, and it’s brilliant.

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