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    Video: Even 'Ring taxi drivers need to respect the Green Hell

    The Nürburgring Nordschleife has the reputation as one of the most difficult tracks in the world to master – deservedly so. With 14 miles of roadway and about 160 corners over a massive amount of elevation change, the amount of grip can change from turn to turn. As the driver of the ...

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    Report: BMW M4 Coupe laps 'Ring in 7:52, bests outgoing M3

    Comparing Nürburgring Nordschleife lap times is a bit of a black art, especially when looking at times officially set by manufacturers matched against other sources. Driver skill and weather conditions play a huge roll in determining a quality time. Still, it appears BMW fans have reason to ...

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    Official: Forza Motorsport 5 finally adds the Nürburgring [w/video]

    Well gamers, it's here. Forza Motorsport 5 has finally, finally added the track we've all been waiting for – Germany's famed and feared Nürburgring. The announcement was made by Turn 10 Studios' creative director, Dan Greenawalt, during the Microsoft press conference at today's E3 ...

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    Rumormill: McLaren P1 clocks 7:04 on Nürburgring

    Acceleration times and top speeds are all well and fine, but there are few bragging rights quite as hotly contested as a Nürburgring lap time. The current king of the hill is the Dodge Viper ACR, which managed to hustle around the Green Hell in 7:12.1. But that looks poised to be de-throned ...

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    Motorsports: Schumacher to drive Mercedes F1 car on Nürburgring Nordschleife

    In advance of this year's 24 Hours of Nürburgring race, and as a "thank you" to German motorsports fans, Mercedes-Benz has arranged quite the driving demonstration at the legendary German track. Seven-time Formula One World Champion Michael Schumacher will pilot a the Mercedes AMG Petronas ...

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    Report: Nürburgring lap days fast becoming a thing of the past

    It may as well be on The List, because lapping the infamous Nordschleife at the Nürburgring is one of those rites of passage for so many driving enthusiasts around the world. It's also increasingly becoming the go-to test track for automakers big and small. But those two things may in the ...

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    Report: Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Black Series turns in 7:46 lap on the 'Ring

    Democracy, said Winston Churchill, is the worst form of government...except for all the others. You might say the same of the Nürburging. Not the track itself, but the ultimate bragging rights that have emerged from comparing lap times on it. Because while there are countless factors that ...

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    Video: Kawasaki ZX-10R lapping Nürburgring in 7m 50s is scary awesome

    By now, we've all grown a little callous to watching high-strung supercars prance their way around the Nürburgring. Nearly every manufacturer has taken it upon themselves to do battle with the infamous road course, and as a result, YouTube is choked with videos of physics-bending cars doing ...

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    Report: Lexus LFA Nürburgring Package smashes Nordschliefe production record with 7:14 lap

    The web is afire with news that Lexus has managed to demolish the standing production-car record at the Nürburgring Nordschleife. The news comes courtesy of EVO Magazine's own Chris Harris and Lexus itself via the miracle of Twitter. Lexus test driver Akira Iida reportedly managed to twist ...

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    Unofficial: BMW F10 M5 sets fastest production sedan time at the Ring with 7:55 lap

    Ah, the Nürburgring lap time board. Perhaps the ultimate in bragging rights for any performance automobile worth its Nordschleife bumper sticker. An unreliable indicator, maybe, since climate conditions can have adverse affects on a lap time around the massive, undulating German road ...

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    Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Nürburgring racer livery designed by intern

    As an appetizer for the Nürburgring 24 Hours, Porsche put on the first Porsche Carrera World Cup. Although the race counted as a round in other international Carrera World Cup series', this is a race all its own: more than a hundred Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Racers sprinting six laps around the ...

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    2011 24 Hours of Nürburgring: Hour 18 update

    2011 24 hours of Nürburgring – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Despite gloomy skies and sporadic drizzle overnight, the weather has improved at the Nürburgring. While there has been plenty of (expected) carnage, no major incidents occurred other than an Audi R8 GT ...

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    Spy Shots: Subaru RWD coupe spotted on the 'Ring

    We see a lot of spy shots here at Autoblog. But few vehicles have popped up quite as much as the Toyobaru FT-86. The rear-wheel drive sportscar that may very well spawn Toyota, Scion and Subaru versions has popped up on roads around the world. And now it's taken to the Nürburgring. The ...

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    Gazoo Racing fields race-prepped Lexus CT hybrid at Nürburgring

    When nearly 200 cars line up this weekend at the Nürburgring for the Adenauer ADAC Rudstrecken-Trophy, countless Porsches and BMWs will be among them. And a hybrid. Wait, what? That's right. This year Gazoo Racing - the ToMoCo-backed outfit that has campaigned the Lexus LFA at the same ...

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    Report: Peugeot EX1 sets fastest electric car lap at the 'Ring

    The Peugeot EX1 has whirred its way into the record books by lapping the 12-mile Nürburgring Nordschleife with a 9:01.338-minute run. According to Peugeot, that shatters the previous electric vehicle record at the track by an impressive 50 seconds. The fully-electric Pug, which debuted at ...

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    Has the Ring Taxi been retired for good?

    If you've ever been to the Nürburgring, you'd have been wise to take a ride in the Ring Taxi. Operated by OK Speed Marketing on BMW's behalf, the Ring Taxi offers you the opportunity to fly around the vaunted Nordschleife in an M5 piloted by Sabine Schmitz or another from BMW's talent pool. ...

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    Video: Sabine Schmitz needs your help to save the Nürburgring

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    Race tracks open and race tracks close. It's an unfortunate reality. But there are some circuits that we simply couldn't imagine the world carrying on without. Like the Nürburgring Norschleife. Lamentable as it may be to even ponder, the ...

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    BMW 1 Series M Coupe reportedly faster 'round the Ring than E46 M3, E60 M5

    2012 BMW 1 Series M Coupe – Click above for high-res image gallery
    With 335 horsepower underhood and a 0-60 time pegged at 4.7 seconds, there's no doubt that BMW's hot new 1 Series M Coupe is a sprightly little monster. But just how fast is it? For that we'll want to look at its ...

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    Norschleife watches measure the time that counts

    Time. It's just about the ultimate bragging right when it comes to high-performance automobiles, and it usually comes down to one factor: how fast can said car get around the Nürburgring Nordschleife? Although hundreds of variables can come between a sportscar and a good lap time at the ...

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    Video: EVO takes the Caparo T1 to the 'Ring

    Caparo T1 at the Nürburgring – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    It's been a long time since we've heard anything about the Caparo T1. The Red Bull X1 may cut a similar profile, but unlike the strictly digital creation, the Caparo was actually built. Unfortunately, it ...


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