Spectators welcomed to the Nürburgring endurance series again

It’s been a long wait, but spectators will once again be allowed to attend the Nürburgring endurance series (NLS, formerly VLN). The announcement was made this morning via the official NLS website.

The Nordschleife will remain officially off-limits for the duration of the race, the Nürburgring grandstands at the GP circuit will be opened to a limited number of race fans. EDIT: Ticket prices HAVE been announced, and are available tomorrow on nuerburgring.de. €18 per person, plus €8 parking. Children up to 12 are free.

Continue reading Spectators welcomed to the Nürburgring endurance series again

The swirling confusion of the Nürburgring’s graffiti

Once again, the Nürburgring has been closed for several hours to clean-up graffiti added overnight. But why did the track close today, and why not every other time an over-enthusiastic fan jumps the fence to write something dumb? And what exactly happened?

Continue reading The swirling confusion of the Nürburgring’s graffiti

Porsche Panamera sets record Nürburgring laptime

Porsche’s latest big sedan, the 2020 Panamera S, just set another Nürburgring laptime record for the Stuttgart manufacturer – bumping off the AMG GT 63 S on the way.

Porsche factory driver Lars Kern set a full laptime of 7m29.81s last month, the 550hp limousine only just beat the 7m30.11s set by Demian Schaffert in October 2018. Continue reading Porsche Panamera sets record Nürburgring laptime

VIDEO: Onboard the 1200hp Lambo as the tyre blows at 205kmh!

This is the terrifying near-crash when the rear right tyre on the Zyrus Engineering LP1200 Lamborghini finally cried “enough” and sent the Huracan towards the Nürburgring guardrail.

The ensuing spin and unbelievable near-miss was caught on the onboard video system. Quick reactions from Fredrik meant the 1200-horsepower Huracan was saved from a full smash. Continue reading VIDEO: Onboard the 1200hp Lambo as the tyre blows at 205kmh!