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!
It’s absolutely one of the most common questions I used to face when I worked at Rent4Ring. “What do I do if some guy bumps into me and it’s not even my fault?”
The answer I would give in those days (and the answer I’d still give right now) is simple: Continue reading VIDEO: Ferrari bumps innocent Starlet, life basically sucks sometimes
After a wet and drizzle-filled Saturday Touristenfahrten session, most visitors to this weekend’s Oldtimer GP were waiting for the predicted sunny Sunday afternoon weather to drive their laps of the Nordschleife. Continue reading McLaren fluid spill causes 10-car crash and closes the Nuerburgring early
Now any collision between a ton-and-a-half of car and some poor bloke on a bike is going to be ugly.
But luckily for the biker, he lives to ride another day. If he feels like it…
…because from this angle I’ve got to say: damn, he really screwed that up.
Watch for yourself: Continue reading VIDEO: Bike vs. Car, it’s ugly.
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
It’s an argument that’s probably as old as the Nurburgring Nordschleife itself. When an overtake results in a crash, both drivers will normally blame each other. In some circumstances it’s hard to ever place blame on one driver completely. Continue reading VIDEO: Why checking your mirrors is quite important on the ‘Ring
If you consult Google Maps, the fast left-hander that is Schwedenkreuz doesn’t really look like much trouble at all. A 30º left-hander with no real drama at all.
So why does the next video show just so much car carnage?
Sit down, watch this 2016 Schwedenkreuz crash compilation video, and I’ll try to explain. Continue reading VIDEO: Is Schwedenkreuz the most dangerous corner on the Nürburgring?
Having been on both ends of a coolant spill, several times, they’re one of my biggest fears on the Nürburgring. And thanks to Daniel’s onboard video, you can see for yourself how scary it is. Continue reading VIDEO: Coolant spills are scary
There’s something horrifically enthralling about watching crash videos. But these three minutes are sickening hypnotic… Continue reading VIDEO: 2016 Motorcycle crash compilation from the Nürburgring
Any racing driver will tell you, a good overtake is clean, decisive and clear.
This overtake is absolutely none of those things.
And the result is predictably heart-breaking…
Continue reading CRASH: Bad overtake wrecks two BMWs in RCN race