You’d think that with the proliferation of the internet and the reach of social media, that maybe the accident rate at the Nürburgring would slow down a little. That maybe, because most Nordschleife accidents are more widely viewed than ever before, visitors might be a little more cautious. Or at least, a little bit more aware of the consequences they face.
This BMW 5-series rolling over the fence into the forest at Schwedenkreuz sadly proves otherwise. Continue reading Schwedenkreuz proves it isn’t getting any easier
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?
The driver of this new €180k Audi R8* (oops it’s ‘only’ a previous model) might well have bought his V10 Quattro supercar in brilliant white, but I wonder if he also ordered the brown, wipe-clean, leather interior? Continue reading VIDEO: Watch an Audi R8 go rallying at Schwedenkreuz
Thanks to a rare collaboration between a Nürburgring driver and a Nürburgring crash-YouTuber, I’m about to share two different views of a perennially common crash.
Yep, the Schwedenkreuz spin, as demonstrated by a lovely BMW E30 only this Monday.
So let’s take a look at the videos:
Continue reading VIDEO: Onboard and Outside a ‘typical’ Schwedenkreuz spin
Honda Europe and Renaultsport might have been fighting it out over laptimes for the last year and a bit, but nobody expected this
Last night the Nürburgring closed just a few minutes early, and it wasn’t immediately clear whether the guys wanted an early beer or if something had happened on track…
… the answer was THIS happened: Continue reading It’s not just Meganes that roll-over at Schwedenkreuz
Conspiracy theorists, sharpen your pencils and prepare your tinfoil hats. Yes, another white Megane rolled at Schwedenkreuz at yesterday, and YES Eifler888 was there to video it…
Continue reading VIDEO: Another Megane rolls at Schwedenkreuz
Before you watch this video, I just want to let you know that somehow, amazingly, the driver lived. Reports and eye-witnesses at the scene reported he was sore, bleeding from broken glass, but could be categorised as “walking wounded”.
Continue reading VIDEO: original, unstolen, unedited, Megane roll-over at SX