Category Archives: Nürburgring News

How to keep up with the 2018 ADAC 24h Nürburgring madness!

I’ll make this quick and easy; here are the links you need to keep a quick eye on how the #N24h is going.

(Followers of the BTG Facebook page will already know that I got a last-minute invite to rejoin the Milltek Sport team, which means my liveblogs and typing time have to share with my driving and teamwork time! I’m driving car #114 Milltek Sport Toyota GT86 , you can see a lap of qualifying here)

2018 INTERNATIONAL (English language) Nürburgring 24hr LIVESTREAM:

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LIVE TIMING PAGE:

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More soon!

VIDEO: 510hp AMG GLC63 S wants to be the ‘Ring’s fastest SUV

Today the Nordschleife is being used exclusively by AMG to allow the factory and customer teams to make final preparations for the Nürburgring 24-hour race, barely 2 weeks away.

Continue reading VIDEO: 510hp AMG GLC63 S wants to be the ‘Ring’s fastest SUV

[ONBOARD] 6m56s! Kévin Estre blasts Nordschleife in new GT3 RS

As reported on earlier in the week by BTG, Porsche’s amazing 520hp GT3 RS did indeed go sub-7 several times during Monday’s exclusive test session.

And strap in tight, get the swear-jar in front of you, ready to receive all of your pocket change, because here’s the video proof of just how loony-awesome Kévin can drive a Porsche:

Continue reading [ONBOARD] 6m56s! Kévin Estre blasts Nordschleife in new GT3 RS

Porsche 991.2 GT3RS laps ‘ring under 7mins, Corvette ZR1 “disappoints” with way-over-7mins

The battle for Nürburgring superiority continues unabated in 2018, with not one, but TWO manufacturers attempting to set new personal best Nordschleife laptimes today.

Continue reading Porsche 991.2 GT3RS laps ‘ring under 7mins, Corvette ZR1 “disappoints” with way-over-7mins

[VIDEO] Watch *that* 14-car pile-up from a new angle, and try your best to heed the advice!

I spend a lot of time on BTG trying to explain how your best lap of the Nordschleife can rapidly go to hell-in-a-handbasket in a few seconds. Last year’s 14-car clusterf*** was a prime example of your worst Nuerburgring nightmare.

But this time, I’m going to let somebody else explain… Continue reading [VIDEO] Watch *that* 14-car pile-up from a new angle, and try your best to heed the advice!

New Pennzoil video explains all those skidmarks around the ‘Ring in 2017

Driving to work last year, I came across a new set of skidmarks on the road near Muellenbach. Then some more, and some more. The sheer number of them, and the directions they were taking (quite often the wrong way up a slip road or around a junction) led me to to believe some pro-level drifting had taken place. Continue reading New Pennzoil video explains all those skidmarks around the ‘Ring in 2017

EARLY OPENING! Nürburgring Nordschleife opens THIS Sunday March 11th.

With more than a 20ºC temperature shift in the last 7 days, the Nürburgring have announced that they will open the Nordschleife for Touristenfahrten earlier than planned this year.

The announcement was made on social media earlier today: Continue reading EARLY OPENING! Nürburgring Nordschleife opens THIS Sunday March 11th.

“Will Race For Food” now available

I’ll keep this short but sweet… this is a design that’s often requested, and was only on sale one summer. And that was five years ago!

Well, after promising a friend (who’d worn his to the point it had holes in it) I’d make him another, I thought I’d throw it open to new buyers at the same time.

So here’s your chance to jump in to the next production run.

For a LIMITED TIME ONLY!

Get yours here: Teezily.com/WillRaceForFood

Watch the full Viper 7:01 documentary here

One of the ideas that drives BTG is that of opening the curtains, inviting the casual Nürburgring fan to see a little more of the Nordschleife than they might expect.

Well, this 25-Minute documentary commits to that idea in style, from radios under pedals to galling crashes, it pulls no punches.

This is the true story of how the world’s most driven Viper fans gave their iconic supercar the send-off it deserved.

2018 Nürburgring Nordschleife Public Opening Times & Dates Released!

Drop that coffee, spit your tea all over the monitor, and exclaim your favourite swear-word at 125dB… the Nürburgring powers-that-be have FINALLY released the public opening times for the old 20.8km Nordschleife!

Full details inside… Continue reading 2018 Nürburgring Nordschleife Public Opening Times & Dates Released!