Nürburgring Speedlimits: Making sense of the mess

The words “speedlimit” and “racetrack” should never really come together. But since the tragic incident in VLN1, they’ve become an unwelcome reality in all DMSB racing events on the Nordschleife. We…

Why you should keep your cool on the Nordschleife

aka NO BRAKE CHECKS There are a lot of differences opinion on the Nordschleife. Hell, it’s a race track and it’s full of men. Emotions can run high. But when…

Photos from the quietest (sunny) day at the Nürburgring I can remember…

After the cancellation of some very big events, the Nürburgring Nordschleife calendar is absolutely crammed with full days of TouristenFahrten (public driving). This weekend should have been the “Green Hell RockFestival“,…

Why you shouldn’t believe everything you see at the Nürburgring

The Nürburgring has long been a fantastic marketing tool for firms and brands all around the world – and long may that continue! But every now and again, somebody oversteps the…

Was that a penny? Motorcycle U-turns in Foxhole

Just when you think you’ve seen it all, the Nürburgring Nordschleife delivers another dose of stupidity that almost beggars belief… …yes, you’re about to watch an unknown motorcyclist defy death…

Boosted Boris is my worst but funniest RingTaxi passenger ever

Regular readers might remember that I played host to YouTube megastar Shmee150 last week.

New Nürburgring Ticket Pricing delayed indefinitely

According to the official Nürburgring website, the new pricing structure for the Nürburgring Nordschleife tourist sessions will NOT be implemented on May 1st, as originally planned.

Taking Shmee150 for a ringtaxi lap

It’s always nice to meet fellow internet car fans, and yesterday I had the pleasure of taking two of them for a passenger lap in my ‘work’ car – the…

New Porsche GT3RS hits the Nordschleife without Camo

We’ve all seen the new 991-based GT3RS. I’ve seen the camo-clad test cars, and recently the stationary show-queens at Geneva and New York.