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CRASH: Bad overtake wrecks two BMWs in RCN race

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…

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VIDEO: You can’t ‘win’ touristenfahrten, but you can certainly lose it…

I’ve already posted a couple of videos from last Sunday’s terroristenfahrten session, but new videos just keep arriving in the BTG inbox every day.

And this one’s worth sharing for one reason only; it’s a perfect demonstration of somebody too eager to overtake, even in a bad position. Continue reading VIDEO: You can’t ‘win’ touristenfahrten, but you can certainly lose it…

VIDEO: Don’t ignore the yellow lights

This is a pretty shocking video, and hats off to the guy for uploading it. It shows a big mistake at the Nürburgring, and the horrible consequences.

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VIDEO: Three reasons I don’t ride motorbikes on TF anymore

Like a grumpy old man, hanging on to photos of his ‘glory days’, I often like to remind people that I have a motorbike license and used to get up to some pretty batshit-crazy stuff on a motorcycle.

We were going sub-8 on motorbikes back when you needed a GT3 on race tyres to keep up, and not just a family hatchback. Continue reading VIDEO: Three reasons I don’t ride motorbikes on TF anymore

Tourist hit taking photo under the Nürburgring sign

Search for the hashtag #Nurburgring on instagram or facebook, and you won’t have to scroll far to see a shot like this one, or maybe this.

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Koenigsegg don’t play by the “rules”

WOW… When I wrote my analysis of the Koenigsegg Agera One:1 Nürburgring Nordschleife crash on Tuesday, I thought that would be the end of the tale. But apparently not… Continue reading Koenigsegg don’t play by the “rules”

UPDATE: Koenigsegg One:1 crash at Foxhole

Standing at the entrance to the Nordschleife, with around 50 hopeful RingTaxi customers, I hear some bad news on the radio. There’s been a crash in the industry pool. It’s a big one. A fast one.

At the exit of the foxhole.

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VIDEO: Bikers barely avoid spinning Porsche

It’s all fun and games until somebody hits the grass. And when this Porsche 911 hits the grass at the outside of Metzgesfeld, you’d be forgiven for thinking it was all over.

I certainly expected the Porker to hit the barrier pretty hard. Luckily for him, the ground was dry enough to allow just enough friction for the car to change direction.

Video below:

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VIDEO: Evo crash at YouTube corner

You have to admit, there are a lot of misunderstandings about all-wheel drive and its perceived benefits. Take, for example, this white Evo entering Brunnchen 2 (neé YouTube Corner) at around one million miles per hour… Continue reading VIDEO: Evo crash at YouTube corner

QUICK BLOG: Can you crash at the ‘Ring and NOT appear on YouTube?

The current trend of video-recording every single minute of the Nürburgring’s operation is yielding some rather ‘interesting’ snippets. But where is it heading?

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