Nurburgring

Volvo Broke a Nürburgring Record and Told No One for a Year

Volvo Broke a Nürburgring Record and Told No One for a Year
Swedes don’t like to brag it seems. Volvo kept the crew from Cyan Racing behind at the Nurburgring after the WTCC race last year at the Nürburgring Nordschleife. The reason the crew stayed behind was to do some development work on the S60 Polestar and to see how fast it could go.
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Bentley Continental 24 Celebrates Nürburgring 24h Race

Bentley Continental 24 Celebrates Nürburgring 24h Race
Bentley has revealed a limited edition car called the Continental 24 that celebrates the company’s participation in the ADAC Zurich 24-hour Race at the Nürburgring. The limited edition cars will pack a 6.0-liter twin-turbo W12 engine that makes an incredible 700 bhp (~710 hp) and 1000 Nm (~738 lb-ft.)
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Watch as a Honda Civic Type R Sets FWD Nürburgring Record

Watch as a Honda Civic Type R Sets FWD Nürburgring Record
It’s official folks, Honda has announced that the all-new Civic Type R is now the world’s fastest front-wheel-drive (FWD) production car. On April 3rd, 2017 the new Type R lapped the 12.9-mile loop in a record 7 minutes, 43.80 seconds, in the process setting the fastest FWD lap time in history, crushing the old record by over 3 seconds.
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Watch the Huracán Performante Set a Nürburgring Record

Watch the Huracán Performante Set a Nürburgring Record
Given my choice, I think I would take a Ferrari over a Lamborghini. Given my real druthers, I would take both. Of all the cars that Lambo has, I already have serious lust for the new Huracán Performante.
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The Nürburgring is Even More Daunting in the Wrong Direction

The Nürburgring is Even More Daunting in the Wrong Direction
See this porsche 911 SC with the massive light bar on front? It recently participated in something called the Feste Nürburg, an event in which they think that the Nürburgring, lovingly called The Green Hell, isn’t hellish enough when driven the regular way.
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Mini Driver Does Nürburgring Lap on Two Wheels

Mini Driver Does Nürburgring Lap on Two Wheels
Thousands and thousands of people have run the Nürburgring on two wheels over the decades. The catch is that all those two wheel laps were done on motorcycles. A dude from China turned up at the famed Green Hell in a slightly modified Mini Cooper, and with some help from staff at the track he did the entire 12.9-mile circuit on two wheels.
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Lotus Shares Video of 3-Eleven Tearing up the Ring

Lotus Shares Video of 3-Eleven Tearing up the Ring
We all know that Lotus is of the strong opinion that “light is right,” and I agree. The British sportscar maker has shared some new video from onboard cameras showing their lightweight track beast, the 3-Eleven as it rips through the Nürburgring at breakneck speeds.
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Idiot Nearly Crushed on Nürburgring

Idiot Nearly Crushed on Nürburgring
There is a very hard and fast rule on every racetrack that I have ever visited. That rule is never ever (Ever, ever, ever, ever) get out of your car on the racetrack unless it is on fire.
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Sinister Black Mercedes-AMG GT R Busts up the Nürburgring

Sinister Black Mercedes-AMG GT R Busts up the Nürburgring
If you haven’t seen the Mercedes-AMG GT R on track so far, you have missed a very cool German bruiser. The car has a 4.0L twin-turbo V8 engine under the hood that makes 585 hp and can reach 62 mph in just 3.6 seconds.
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Videos Perfectly Demonstrate Oversteer vs Understeer

Videos Perfectly Demonstrate Oversteer vs Understeer
If you ever go to a track day or know a person who does go to a track day, you have probably seen the old meme about understeer is where you hit the wall with your front end and oversteer is when you hit the wall with your rear-end.
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Smashed up Koenigsegg One:1 to Be Repaired

Smashed up Koenigsegg One:1 to Be Repaired
It’s not uncommon for people to lose it on the Nürburgring and crash their cars. I would go so far as to say it’s common. What’s not common is for an extremely rare car to get smashed up at the Ring.
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Lamborghini Huracan Superleggeras Spied on the Ring

Lamborghini Huracan Superleggeras Spied on the Ring
I’ve been at the track a few times when rich guys roll up in their Lamborghini or Ferraris and take to the track. Almost without exception they go slowly, and are timid about wringing out their Italian beasts.
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Famed Ring Taxi Gives Pokémon GO Rides

Famed Ring Taxi Gives Pokémon GO Rides
Like most track bros, I have a dream of one day going to “The Green Hell” and driving around the track. I might even ride in the famed Ring Taxi so I don’t have to deal with what appears to be a bunch of dangerous drivers with no sense of self-preservation.
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Bugatti President Scares Writer in a Chiron

Bugatti President Scares Writer in a Chiron
A very lucky dude from Car Throttle got the chance to be the very first writer geek to take a ride in the new Bugatti Chiron hypercar on the Nürburgring, with Bugatti president Wolfgang Dürheimer behind the wheel.
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VW Golf GTI Clubsport S Steals FWD Nürburgring Record

VW Golf GTI Clubsport S Steals FWD Nürburgring Record
Honda’s reign as the front-wheel drive Nürburgring Nordschleife record holder was a short one. Volkswagen has smashed that record with a hopped up Golf GTI that you can actually buy, assuming you don’t live in the US where VW doesn’t sell the GTI Clubsport S.
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