Category Archives: Racing

Brünnchen mods finished – VLN racecars hit the Nordschleife tomorrow

Would there be gravel, wouldn’t there? It was the question on every fan’s lips after this story appeared on BridgeToGantry.

As one of the most-crashed corners of the Nürburgring, and a constant feature of Nürburgring Youtube channels, the safety of Brünnchen is important for the reputation of the Nordschleife.

But after a few modifications, the final version for 2017 has arrived, just hours before the first VLN cars hit the Nordschleife (including the TeamBTG GT86 Cup machine). Continue reading Brünnchen mods finished – VLN racecars hit the Nordschleife tomorrow

Surtees Corner: honouring a true RINGMEISTER.

When I ask you to name the world’s greatest racers, you’re spoiled for choice. So many legends, heroes and great human beings to choose from.

But, here’s mine: John Surtees. And we need to NAME a corner of the Nordschleife in honour of him. And I need YOUR HELP. Continue reading Surtees Corner: honouring a true RINGMEISTER.

VIDEO: The most dangerous situations on the Nürburgring

Whether it’s cars overtaking on the wrong side of the track in public driving, race cars ignoring double yellow flags, or pedestrians narrowly avoiding crashing cars, the Nürburgring is clearly dangerous.

Continue reading VIDEO: The most dangerous situations on the Nürburgring

VIDEO: Onboard the Nordschleife Backwards in the 300hp RingMini

Achim’s RingMini is a #RingTool that most regulars have already met. Generally it only emerges on to the Nordschleife when it’s wet and slippery. Continue reading VIDEO: Onboard the Nordschleife Backwards in the 300hp RingMini

2017 Nürburgring Race Dates confirmed (VLN, N24, and more…)

The VLN championship organisation have just confirmed their 2017 race dates, and in doing so they’ve cemented a large part of the Nürburgring calendar. Continue reading 2017 Nürburgring Race Dates confirmed (VLN, N24, and more…)

PHOTOS: Backwards around the Karussell with the RKA

This morning the Rally Köln Ahrweiler (RKA) hit the Nürburgring Nordschleife backwards. It’s something we’ve all been looking forward to the whole week.

And the drivers have probably been excited about all year! Continue reading PHOTOS: Backwards around the Karussell with the RKA

Rally Köln Ahrweiler hits the Nürburgring tomorrow

The leaves are dropping off the trees, and guys in orange jackets are gathering around random road junctions in the Eifel. It can mean only one thing…

… the Rally Köln Ahrweiler is about to begin! Continue reading Rally Köln Ahrweiler hits the Nürburgring tomorrow

VIDEO: Watch Farfus go 6m14s BTG in a BMW M4 DTM

What’s even more mind boggling than that headline is that he had a passenger, and he wasn’t even trying that hard.

In fact, he slows down several times (for reasons as yet unknown) and even has time to high-five the lucky guy on the terror-seat!

You’ll just have to pick up your jaw from off of that floor and check out the video further down the page. It’s worth it.

Continue reading VIDEO: Watch Farfus go 6m14s BTG in a BMW M4 DTM

We just built a 68hp Citroën racecar and drove it for 24-hours at Spa Francorchamps…

…and it was AWESOME.

So what do you want to know first? Let’s divide it up for ease of reading:

  1. Why C1 racing?
  2. How do you build your car?
  3. Is it fun?
  4. How did your first race go?
  5. The numbers

Continue reading We just built a 68hp Citroën racecar and drove it for 24-hours at Spa Francorchamps…