There's something undeniably enthralling about watching a vehicle perform outside of its intended element. It's why we love seeing semi tractors weaving their way around a road course and rally cars bashing down a rock-strewn desert path. It's also why watching a Formula car dash around the snow-covered Nürburgring paints a big ol' smile on our faces.

When winter weather recently set in on Green Hell, Andy Gulden, the chief instructor for the Nürburgring Driving Academy went out to have a little fun. After a quick tire change, Gulden and the Formula racer were happy as could be flicking around the infamous track.

Gulden doesn't hold back on the accelerator as he tackles the course, either. Fortunately for us, he was kind enough to strap a few cameras to the car before he rolled out of the garage. The resulting video is a look at the Nürburgring as you've likely never seen it before. Hit the jump to check out the clip for yourself.



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      masonperegrine
      • 2 Years Ago
      THIS is where Ferrari should have made a video to show off the FF's AWD...not some 100 foot long bunny slope.
      DMM79
      • 2 Years Ago
      If that was me in that car in those conditions, I'd be ecstatic to make it to the end of the pit lane without hitting anything.
      Jamie Houk
      • 2 Years Ago
      All I can say is that is some serious car control. I would love to know the actual lap time. The tire manufacturer should use that avid as a commercial.
      dimcorner
      • 2 Years Ago
      Wonder how fast is he REALLY going. I'm not saying it's an easy feat, but I wouldn't be surprised if he was doing 60mph tops. The camera angles on a car that low to the ground can distort the perception of speed.
      woodmeistera1
      • 2 Years Ago
      Not to take away from the fun of the video but that isn't a Formula One car. It's a four cylinder European underclass racer. Still pretty neat though as a fish out of water. I would have liked it better if they would have bolted on some studded rally car tires. That thing would have been a missile.
      _M7_
      • 2 Years Ago
      Cojones (H)
      jvshenderson
      • 2 Years Ago
      green hell becomes the white heaven...
      • 2 Years Ago
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      JonnyO
      • 2 Years Ago
      The typical schmuck can't get his SUV down the street safely in a snow storm, yet this guy can confidently control a race car through the same. This goes to show what proper training and skill can accomplish. I'd be willing to bet that we'd have a lot less accidents in the US if we had better driver's education.
      critter
      • 2 Years Ago
      It was great to see how much fun they were having. They werent trying to impress anyone they didnt say they were going to do a stunt that was awesome all they did was decide to have some fun on the track.Thats all it was so people should stop nit picking about what the track was like and what kind of tires he had. It was for fun. Fun...... Remember that?
      jmsalsa35
      • 2 Years Ago
      People here in the Houston area can't even drive when a little water hits the pavement!!!
        • 2 Years Ago
        @jmsalsa35
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      Shelby
      • 2 Years Ago
      <------------------ Hit 8000 rpm and go in to corner steering full locked - stay in trottle- 4 wheel drift. Not fastest way around- but - formula car on snow- are we really going for time?
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