VIDEO: Nürburgring TF in the ’90s was just as awesome as you think it was

Welcome to 1996. A water-cooled Porsche 911 was still two years away. The Red Hot Chilli Peppers were cutting edge. It was impossible to ride a GSX-R or without your…

ONBOARD: Pushing a SUB-8 BTG back in 1993!

For many fans around the world, the King of the Ring isn’t a car driver, an F1 racer or yet another YouTuber. It’s German Superbike legend and TT racer Helmut…

UPDATED: 2021 *predicted* Nürburgring TF calendar

In order to satisfy the thousands of people who ask “Where are the 2021 Nürburgring opening times” on every form of social media, every single day of winter, I have…

Nürburgring Nordschleife escapes the lockdown again

The Nürburgring’s “contactless touristenfahrten” concept has once again defied the odds, and will allow the Nordschleife to remain drivable through Germany’s second COVID-19 lockdown of 2020.

COVID-19 finishes off both RCN and VLN season

Ongoing COVID-19 restrictions continue to disrupt the Nürburgring’s racing calendar, but show no signs of restricting its “contactless touristenfahrten” model. This weekend we are being gifted yet another extra day…

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…

Nürburgring re-opens, but not without these changes…

The Nürburgring Nordschleife has officially re-opened, and May’s touristenfahrten (public driving) dates have been officially confirmed (see bottom of page). But we are living in a post-coronavirus world, and as…

CLOSED: The Nürburgring closures, reschedules and disruptions so far…

It’s with a heavy heart I’ve finally relented to the crushing realities of SARS-CoV-2 and am updating the BTG blog accordingly. As a self-employed motorsports guy with 3 dependents, I…

Big fast SUVs on the ‘Ring… an ongoing theme?

What’s right and what’s fun are rarely connected in life, in my opinion. If you disagree, you probably think the only way to enjoy the Nordschleife is from the driver’s…

NEW VIDEO: Guide to driving the Nuerburgring Nordschleife in 2020

Well, it had to happen eventually, didn’t it? I’ve finally got around to doing a new YouTube from the Nuerburgring Nordschleife. The first officially-licensed video since I was lucky enough…