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Only PSM and divine intervention prevented this Porsche crashing

It’s not often I’m lost for words when watching an onboard video from the Nürburgring, but I was totally dumb-struck as I watched this onboard from the weekend’s Touristenfahrten.

It shows a rented Porsche Cayman being driven somewhat enthusiastically. Now, don’t get me wrong, I’m all about enthusiasm, and I’ve not forgotten the times back when I was learning the 20.8km Nordschleife. I went over Adenauer Forst, and I span, many times. Nobody’s perfect, am I right?

But THIS?! I am literally astounded he didn’t crash. The fact he finishes the lap without a scratch on the car makes me wonder if it isn’t just an amazingly elaborate hoax using an amazing pro driver…

DISCLAIMER: Not a single apex was harmed in the making of this film.

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Parking garages offered to rent at the Nürburgring

When I posted a photo of some new garages being delivered to the Nürburgring’s industrial area on the official BTG Facebook page, I just thought it might be useful information.

But I didn’t expect my phone to start ringing and my email to glow red-hot. So here’s the low-down…

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BIG QUESTION: Hide the public crashes? Or show them to the world?

This is a hot topic at the Nürburgring, and has been for decades already. But living as we do, in the Golden Age (or Wild West) of social media, I have a big question for you…

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