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VIDEO: Hello? Is that 1994? Can we have our N24 back please?

You might want to call me a nostalgic fool, but I just love watching these old N24 videos. They’re full of real production-based tin-top racing.

This gem from 1994 is full of BMW E36s, a few E30s and some really cool Ford Sierras and Opel Astras. Check out the centre-locks on the FINA E36!

It’s not that I dislike GT3 cars, I’ve driven them, raced against them, and think they’re generally awesome. I just don’t think they belong in the same grid as Toyota GT86s and BMW 325s. Continue reading VIDEO: Hello? Is that 1994? Can we have our N24 back please?

VIDEO: Let Sir Jackie Stewart explain the Nordschleife

With the millions and millions of new videos uploaded to YouTube every year, perhaps it’s no surprising that we miss one or two.

But this clip is pure gold for Nürburgring fans! It’s the first half of the 1975 documentary Champions Forever*.

When you click play below, you should start at exactly the right spot, you want to watch from 20minutes in:

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Your time machine to 1986 just arrived… 10mins of 80s N24!

It was a time of mullets, neon colours, and perfectly prepared production saloons and hatchbacks. Yes, I know, that could be any time in Germany’s recent history.

But I’m actually referring to the mid-1980s.

This video just surfaced on YouTube and it appears to be a VHS-rip of a 10-minute ZDF report on the Nürburgring 24-hour. I would highly recommend watching it below.

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