Nürburgring in the snow is a formula for fun
In this multi-camera, onboard video clip, see instructor Andy Gülden take a formula racing car from the Nürburgring Driving Academy out on the circuit draped in a blanket of snow. The car, which appears to have belonged to the now-defunct Formula BMW series, is built around a carbon monocoque with a 1.2-liter four-cylinder engine driving 140 horsepower through a six-speed Hewland sequential transmission. That puts it about on par with a Formula Ford racer, but its aggressive aero puts it more on pace with Formula Renault.
The academy usually confines its single-seaters to the grand prix circuit, but took it out onto the whitened Nordshleife just for a laugh. Needless to say, it didn't set any lap records, but the footage is still worth a watch.
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