Tag: Nurburgring

Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series Captures the Nurburgring Lap Record

Bragging rights for the lap record at the Nurburgring Nordschleife are back in German hands, but it’s not Porsche that’s reclaimed its title. Instead it’s Mercedes which has finally grabbed… Read More »

Nurburgring Monopoly is the Perfect Way to Have a Family Argument This Christmas

It’s almost a Christmas tradition now. In the family downtime during the holidays, someone busts out the board games and a perfectly civil evening becomes a blazing row over landing… Read More »

Watch a Nurburgring Instructor Navigate a 7-Minute Lap Blindfolded

Car Culture 9 Aug 22, 2019 by Andrew Evans

We’re all guilty of saying it, or something like it. “I know this road so well I could drive it blindfolded”. It’s a phrase that Misha Charoudin has taken very… Read More »

Coming to GT Sport: Renault Sport Clio V6 and Toyota TRD Tundra

It’s almost a tradition now for the GT Sport World Tour events: new event, new content. The latest World Tour stop is at the Nurburgring this weekend. There, one more… Read More »

Volkswagen ID R Adds a Nordschleife Notch to its Bedpost

When Volkswagen sent the ID R electric racer up Pikes Peak and dismantled the all-time record, it seemed like it’d be a one-off. After all, Volkswagen had built the car… Read More »

Watch Renault's Megane Trophy-R Take Back the Front-Wheel Drive Nurburgring Crown

A few years back there was something of a war going on for the fastest front-wheel drive car at the Nurburgring. Three manufacturers — SEAT, Honda, and Renault — were… Read More »

The Nurburgring of Japan: Toyota's New Purpose-Built Country Road Test Course

Toyota has a bit of a love affair with the Nurburgring. It’s far from alone, but when it tags its top tier sports cars with the “Meisters of the Nurburgring”… Read More »

Why iRacing's Endurance Le Mans Series is My Favorite in Sim-Racing

iRacing 5 Dec 18, 2018 by Jimmy Broadbent

The iRacing Endurance Le Mans Series – or to put it another way, my favourite online racing series in sim racing at present. With its 6 hour races and multiclass… Read More »

New Porsche 911 GT3 RS Breaks Under Seven Minutes Around the 'Ring

If there’s one constant in the automotive world, it’s a company’s desire to set a lap time at the Nurburgring. This is why we weren’t at all surprised when Porsche… Read More »

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 Sets Remarkably Specific Ring Record

The never-ending quest for a ridiculously specific Nürburgring lap record has a new contender. Jaguar announced that its XE SV Project 8 now can claim the title Ring King for… Read More »

The Porsche 911 GT2 RS Brings the Nürburgring Crown Home to Germany

Porsche announced today that it’s brought the crown for the “King of the Ring” back to Germany. Using the latest 911 GT2 RS, the company lapped the Nürburgring faster than any… Read More »

Watch the Viper ACR Tackle the 'Ring With a Blistering 7:01.3 Lap

Car Culture 42 Sep 6, 2017 by Joe Donaldson

Back in July, we told you about a private team that set out to break the Nürburgring record with a Viper ACR. Since the story ran though, the team went… Read More »

Watch a Full Lap of GT Sport's Nürburgring N24 Layout

New footage has given us a complete look at GT Sport‘s remodeled Nürburgring N24 layout ahead of the game’s release next month. The ten minute video, published by Auto Bild Motorsport,… Read More »

Nürburgring Night Racing Shown Off in GT Sport Gamescom Teaser

Sony and Polyphony Digital may not be making a big presentation at this year’s Gamescom, but that doesn’t mean we won’t get to see anything new from Gran Turismo. PD… Read More »

Viper ACR Sets Blistering 7:03.45 'Ring Time

Car Culture 42 Jul 28, 2017 by Joe Donaldson

A private team finally gave Viper fans something they’ve waited for: a Nürburgring time. The Viper Owners Association started raising the fund to tackle the ‘Ring record through a GoFundMe… Read More »

Subaru WRX STI Type RA NBR Special, the New King of the Ring (For Now)

Subaru claims it’s the new king of the Nürburgring when it comes to sedans. The WRX STI Type RA NBR Special has lapped the Ring in a blistering 6:57.5 —… Read More »

New 271 HP Hyundai i30 N Targets the Hot Hatch Heartland

Hyundai took the wraps off its first dedicated hot hatch yesterday. The i30 N is its 271 hp volley into the hot hatch wars, and on first impression, it sounds… Read More »

Watch the GT500 Nissan GT-R Take On FM7's New Dynamic Weather

Turn 10 Studio’s newest racer, Forza Motorsport 7, blasted onto the stage of E3 yesterday. FM7 marks the American studio’s first title for the recently announced Xbox One X platform. Available now… Read More »

Dear Carmakers, We Need To Talk About Nürburgring Records

Car Culture 27 Jun 7, 2017 by Andrew Evans

We’re getting increasingly worried by how obsessed some brands are getting about a statistic that has almost no merit…

McLaren P1 LM Sets Another New Nürburgring Lap Record

The barely street-legal speed demon is the new King of the ‘Ring. How long before this latest record gets beaten?