WTCC Test Day at the Nürburgring

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It’s an exciting day here at the Nürburgring Nordschleife, as an FIA World Championship prepares to return to the tarmac of our hallowed Nordschleife. Continue reading WTCC Test Day at the Nürburgring

Fogging Hell: Trackday cancelled

Nürburgring weather can be unpredictable at best, and downright cruel at worst.

Yesterday, it was definitely the latter.

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VLN2: Weathered

It was a tough weekend at the track, but the 2015 VLN championship finally got underway. Here are my photos from the paddock, and a few shots from frozenspeed on the track.

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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 BMW M6 GranCoupe Competition Package from RingTaxi.de. Continue reading Taking Shmee150 for a ringtaxi lap

Bugatti Veyron amazes everyone at the Nürburgring

Yes, there’s a testmule of the latest Bugatti Veyron at the Nürburgring this week.

No, it’s really not that fast. Damn. See just how amazingly not-fast the big Bugatti is in this video…

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Cayman GT4: How much second gear can you use on the Nürburgring?

I’ll be honest, I’d almost forgotten about this video, which dropped on to YouTube only last week. It’s Christian Gebhardt doing the Sport Auto Superlap in the new Porsche Cayman GT4.

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Aston Martin GT12 is best sounding car at the ‘Ring today…

It’s a bold claim, especially when there’s a Veyron, several GT3s and a Lamborghini Huracan all testing at the same time. But this GT12 sounds AWESOME… judge for yourself!

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Mark Webber drives a Porsche 991 GT3RS at the Nurburgring Nordschleife

Yesterday’s unexpected silver arrival at the Nürburgring Nordschleife carpark for “sighting laps”, coupled with tonight’s lack of public opening, meant that we were all expecting something exciting. And I think we just got it…

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New AMG GT Black Series testing at the Nürburgring

The old SLS AMG Black Series was, arguably, the finest application of the old 6.2-litre M159 V8. With 631hp it was apocalyptically quick with a soundtrack (and price tag) to match. So how is Affalterbach to beat that with its new poster boy, the AMG GT? Can two turbochargers make up for over two litres less swept capacity? This gives us a preview of the answer.

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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.

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