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Manthey-equipped GT2RS claims new street-legal Nürburgring record at 6m40s

Another day, another record at the Nürburgring Nordschleife. This time it’s Manthey Racing, acting together with their 51% owners Porsche. Continue reading Manthey-equipped GT2RS claims new street-legal Nürburgring record at 6m40s

The day time stood still: or how the Porsche 919 did 5m19.55s around the Nordschleife

You can’t deny it. After years of officially abstaining from Nürburgring Nordschleife lap record banter, Porsche are absolutely owning it. Continue reading The day time stood still: or how the Porsche 919 did 5m19.55s around the Nordschleife

VIDEO: 510hp AMG GLC63 S wants to be the ‘Ring’s fastest SUV

Today the Nordschleife is being used exclusively by AMG to allow the factory and customer teams to make final preparations for the Nürburgring 24-hour race, barely 2 weeks away.

Continue reading VIDEO: 510hp AMG GLC63 S wants to be the ‘Ring’s fastest SUV

[ONBOARD] 6m56s! Kévin Estre blasts Nordschleife in new GT3 RS

As reported on earlier in the week by BTG, Porsche’s amazing 520hp GT3 RS did indeed go sub-7 several times during Monday’s exclusive test session.

And strap in tight, get the swear-jar in front of you, ready to receive all of your pocket change, because here’s the video proof of just how loony-awesome Kévin can drive a Porsche:

Continue reading [ONBOARD] 6m56s! Kévin Estre blasts Nordschleife in new GT3 RS

Porsche 991.2 GT3RS laps ‘ring under 7mins, Corvette ZR1 “disappoints” with way-over-7mins

The battle for Nürburgring superiority continues unabated in 2018, with not one, but TWO manufacturers attempting to set new personal best Nordschleife laptimes today.

Continue reading Porsche 991.2 GT3RS laps ‘ring under 7mins, Corvette ZR1 “disappoints” with way-over-7mins

Watch the full Viper 7:01 documentary here

One of the ideas that drives BTG is that of opening the curtains, inviting the casual Nürburgring fan to see a little more of the Nordschleife than they might expect.

Well, this 25-Minute documentary commits to that idea in style, from radios under pedals to galling crashes, it pulls no punches.

This is the true story of how the world’s most driven Viper fans gave their iconic supercar the send-off it deserved.

VIDEO: Did you know there’s a new Nordschleife TRAILER record?

Sit down, grab a coffee, and I’ll try to make this simple. There’s now a laptime benchmark for TOWING A TRAILER around the Nuerburgring Nordschleife. Continue reading VIDEO: Did you know there’s a new Nordschleife TRAILER record?

RANT: Why laptiming is killing Nürburgring TF

The irony of that headline isn’t lost on me. My rants are not totally crazy (yet). This website is called BridgeToGantry.com for many reasons, including the most obvious one. Continue reading RANT: Why laptiming is killing Nürburgring TF

UPDATED: Alfa Stelvio QV claims Nürburgring lap record using heavily cut video

They claim their new SUV did 7m51.7s. That’s nearly 25s quicker than a 600kg heavier Range Rover SVR.

But unfortunately, whoever edited the following video did a crappy job, so while the video adds up to exactly 7m51.7s of running, the car covers some sections twice and misses other sections completely.

In other words, it’s a fake video. Maybe, maybe the car did the laptime. But not on this video. So we have to trust a manufacturer that edits videos together.

Let me explain, click play and follow me down the rabbit hole… Continue reading UPDATED: Alfa Stelvio QV claims Nürburgring lap record using heavily cut video