ONBOARD: Watch the 992 GT3 lap FASTER than the Manthey-prepped 991 GT3RS

I had to check my figures. Twice. Three times. It was three years ago that I stood at the T13 overlook and correctly guessed the laptime of the Manthey-kitted Viper…

Tesla’s coming back to the Nürburgring to “bust 7 minutes”

Elon Musk’s whimsies have a curious habit of becoming realities, sometimes regardless of the cost or the benefit. And if 2019’s Tesla vs Porsche debacle was started by a tweet,…

Nürburgring to upgrade 2.7km of the Nordschleife to “Digital Safety”

Recent visitors, and residents alike, have all commented on the cable-laying equipment currently working hard alongside the Döttinger Höhe straight. Today the Nürburgring management revealed the purpose; a 2.7km stretch…

The 911 Safari is getting closer!

I kinda love 911s, while I’m kinda sick of them too. There’s no two ways about it, Porsche are *KILLING* the supercar game right now. From a lowly 911 to…

Confessions of a Nürburgring taxi driver (and operator)

“I’m just taking my friend around the Nordschleife,” I stammered. “This isn’t a taxi, honest.” I could feel the sweat prickling on my top lip though. The yellow-vested Nürburgring marshall,…

Man takes baby for a lap of the Nürburgring, in a cabrio Z4

The Nürburgring Nordschleife’s classification as a public road is a hallowed and respected one*, believed in by millions of fans around the world. But the truth isn’t quite so clear.…

“That’s racing!”… back in 2013 I had a very difficult re-entry to VLN!

It’s a hard-knock life when you’re paying to race, as Dale discovers. Note: This story was originally published on BridgeToGantry.com and Pistonheads.com back in 2013! My burning hot dream of racing…

New Entry-Level Championship announced at Zolder

It’s no secret that racing is expensive. The days of driving your car to a race meeting, and driving it home again, are a long way behind us. But, thankfully,…

The best rival to the ‘Ring is only an hour away

The Nürburgring is famous for lots of reasons. The length, the danger, and the history are just three of them. But the Nordschleife stays famous because of its accessibility and…

Some little speedy secrets from the AMG test centre.

AMG recently took the official Nürburgring lap record for a standard production sportscar, clocking an impressive 6m48s laptime over the full Nürburgring Nordschleife. Of course, for those of you “in…