Articles about Nurburgring Nordschleife

After retaking the title from the Porsche Panamera Turbo S
Ridiculous news just in: Mercedes-Benz has retaken the record for the "fastest luxury class vehicle on the Nordschleife" from Porsche, after AMG development engineer Demian Schaffert set a time of 7min 27.8sec in a 2021-spec AMG GT 4dr. The
Talk about scary
Remember Group B? That crazy period of motorsport in the '80s where the rule book was thrown in the shredder so that utterly bonkers cars could be produced? Well, Norwegian firm Zyrus Engineering has summoned the spirit and insanity of that era
*To the ones in the locality, at least
The Nürburgring's 'Touristenfahrten' sessions-where the whole 21km Nordschleife is opened to the public-are the stuff of automotive legend. Something every petrolhead ought to have on his bucket list. Around 170 were planned for 2020, but the COVID-19
What's your favorite?
We suspect Marco Mapelli's face may have been attached to a few dartboards in Stuttgart and Woking.This is because he drives for Lamborghini, and managed to drive a specific Lamborghini around the 20.8km Nürburgring Nordschliefe in just 6min
We're the winners in the end
Nürburgring lap times divide car folk like little else. They split hardcore petrolheads-the sort who normally agree entirely on matters such as manual gearboxes (good) and digital dials (bad)-right down the middle. Some relish the pantomime of records being
A conversation with Ron Simons, founder and CEO of RSRNurburg
You can't call yourself a real gearhead if you haven't heard about the Nürburgring or understand what it represents. Nestled in the thickly forested Eifel mountains, about an hour-and-half drive from Frankfurt, the Nürburgring is the
Fancy a flat-out, silent run around the Green Hell?
How does one prove that one's car is sporty? Why, take it to the Nürburgring, of course. A handful of laps clearly wasn't enough for Jaguar, though, because it has now decided that the I-Pace should become a
It seems Elon Musk has set his sights on a ’Ring record
Hello and welcome to today's edition of 'What bonkers ideas has Tesla boss Elon Musk tweeted now?" His new wizard-wheeze is simple: "Model S on the Nürburgring next week." See?This is curious. Tesla is, let's face it,
Part of the Japanese carmaker’s new technical center in Shimoyama
The Nürbugring Nordschleife is one of the world's most grueling road courses for car testing and development, but if you're a Japanese carmaker based halfway across the globe, it's not like you can turn up there anytime you
We finally take on the 'Green Hell'
It's dangerous and intimidating. So why would you want to drive around the 'Ring? The answer is simple: To drive the legendary track that has immortalized racing legends is high on the bucket list.Watching Formula 1 and sports car races
Experts from AMG and Nismo weigh in
Six minutes and 48 seconds. A time possibly etched into your memory, because six minutes and 48 seconds is the time it took a Radical SR8 LM to scorch a path around a small racetrack in the Eifel mountains. Namely, the Nü
Does blistering lap at Nurburgring
When the first-generation Panamera came out, everyone was skeptical about a four-door Porsche. Purists, in particular, weren't too thrilled that their beloved brand would be diluted by a sedan for businessmen.Seven years later, Porsche is the one with
Organizers of VLN race series think so
Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus recently drove two of its SCG003 race cars in the season-opening race of the VLN endurance series at the Nurburgring. Unfortunately, as the two cars were running in sixth and 18th places, both were black-flagged or stopped
GT-R race car crashed into spectators
At the very first race of the VLN endurance series held at the Nurburgring Nordscleife circuit on March 28, the Nissan GT-R race car driven by 2011 GT Academy winner Jann Mardenborough left the track and flew into the spectator area
Tops previous record by nearly 4 seconds
Last week, we told you about the public debut of the all-new Honda Civic Type R. Now, we're sharing with you a video of the car lapping the Nurburgring Nordschleife circuit in seven minutes, 50.63 seconds, supposedly making it
Few cars are better in circuit driving
Porsche has just announced the world premiere of the ultra-desirable 911 GT3 RS. Anyone who knows his cars should be aware that this headline is nothing to scoff at. That's because this popular Porsche variant practically blurs the line between
Over 4,000 laps done
Hyundai is celebrating the first anniversary of its Nurburgring test center, with more than 20 models doing over 4,000 laps since the facility officially opened in September 2013.With its accelerated durability tests at its Nurburgring facility, the Korean carmaker can
That's an SUV, guys!
After exhaustively testing the Range Rover Sport SVR around the Nurburgring Nordschleife circuit, Land Rover has finally released the lap time of a standard production version of the midsize luxury SUV on the famed track: eight minutes, 14 seconds."The Nurburgring is
Can you guess the consumption figure?
You wouldn't normally associate Nurburgring with the Toyota Prius, but the Japanese carmaker has done just that by setting what it calls a "first-of-a-kind" record on the legendary Nordschleife circuit.Using a Prius Plug-in TRD hybrid driven
1st FIA-sanctioned race on the track since 1983
As popular a track as the Nurburgring Nordschleife circuit is, hardly any popular racing series runs on it these days. Currently, only the Veranstaltergemeinschaft Langstreckenpokal Nurburgring (or VLN, as it is popularly known) series organized by the Allgemeiner Deutscher Automobil-Club (ADAC)
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