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RANT: Why laptiming is killing Nürburgring TF

The irony of that headline isn’t lost on me. My rants are not totally crazy (yet). This website is called BridgeToGantry.com for many reasons, including the most obvious one. Continue reading RANT: Why laptiming is killing Nürburgring TF

Schwedenkreuz proves it isn’t getting any easier

You’d think that with the proliferation of the internet and the reach of social media, that maybe the accident rate at the Nürburgring would slow down a little. That maybe, because most Nordschleife accidents are more widely viewed than ever before, visitors might be a little more cautious. Or at least, a little bit more aware of the consequences they face.

This BMW 5-series rolling over the fence into the forest at Schwedenkreuz sadly proves otherwise. Continue reading Schwedenkreuz proves it isn’t getting any easier

NEW 2017 Nürburgring Lap Ticket Prices

Today the Nürburgring operators revealed a dramatically new pricing scheme for 2017 Nordschleife touristenfahrten. The major changes are bullet-pointed below:

  • No more “lap tickets” – instead you have an account you pre-load with €€€
  • Monday-Friday laps are cheaper (€25 per lap)
  • Saturday/Sunday laps are more expensive (€30 per lap)
  • A jahreskarte (season ticket) is an eye-watering €1900!*
  • QR-code readers on the entrance
  • New IOS and Android app to check and load your lap ticket account

Continue reading NEW 2017 Nürburgring Lap Ticket Prices