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    Video: Fall in love with the madness of the Nürburgring 24-hour race
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    We like the 24 Hours of Le Mans just fine. With the world's manufacturers in attendance and a varied field of classes and cars circling a high-speed circuit that's partially hewn from public roads, the appeal of the crown jewel of endurance racing is obvious. But, if you're tired of all the Le ...

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    Spy Shots: Lotus spotted testing more extreme Elise on the Nordschleife
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    If we had a nickel for every version of the Elise that Lotus has rolled out over the years, we might actually have enough spare change to buy one ourselves. And we're not even talking about the entire separate models (like the Exige and Europa) that Lotus has based on the Elise's platform or the ...

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    Video: Mercedes S-Class Maybach spotted on the 'Ring?
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    It used to be that if you wanted a Mercedes-Benz S-Class, your choice pretty much came down to which engine you wanted, and that was that. But into the new S-Class, Mercedes is integrating several other model lines and extending its flagship family (both literally and figuratively) as far as it ...

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    Video: Ferrari F12 gunning for GT-R's Nürburgring lap time?
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    Ferrari may not play the Nürburgring lap time game to the extent that Porsche, Nissan and Radical do, but it has been known to go for some lap times of its own. And now an F12 Berlinetta has been spotted lapping the Nordschleife in an apparent record attempt. The F12 reportedly had the ...

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    Video: Even 'Ring taxi drivers need to respect the Green Hell
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    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: Nissan to pursue FWD Nürburgring lap record with Pulsar Nismo
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    Europeans get very serious about their hot hatches. So do the Japanese. In fact there's been a whole back-and-forth lately over who makes the fastest one, and now Nissan looks set to throw its racing hat into the 'Ring. That would be the Nürburgring, of course, where automakers trade ...

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    Official: Range Rover Sport SVR sets 'Ring record for SUVs [w/video]
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    Nürburgring lap times, it should come as no surprise, have become the ultimate bragging rights for performance automakers. So much so, in fact, that the records have been categorized. The Porsche 956 has held the outright record at 6:11 since 1983, the Pagani Zonda R is the fastest ...

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    Official: Toyota Prius sets a different kind of Nürburgring lap record [w/video]
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    Scroll down the leaderboards of Nürburgring lap times and you'll see mostly racing cars, supercars and sports cars. Delve deep enough and you'll eventually get to hatchbacks and sedans, albeit the most performance-focused of their kind. But a hybrid? Sure, the Porsche 918 Spyder posted the ...

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    Spy Shots: Ford Mustang SVT caught looking fierce on the 'Ring [w/video]
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    The next-generation Ford Mustang SVT is one of the most anticipated performance cars of the moment. We've already seen it testing multiple times, but it has always been covered is some very heavy camouflage. However, Ford has just given us our best view yet of the new muscle car. According to our ...

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    Spy Shots: Cadillac prepares to top its own 'Ring record with upcoming new CTS-V
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    It was a big deal back in 2008 when the original Cadillac CTS-V clocked a lap time of 7:59 at the Nürburgring, making it the fastest sedan ever to lap the Nordschleife to that date. Not many four-doors have bested that time since – the list consisting pretty much only of the Porsche ...

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    Motorsports: Students target Nürburgring record with hybrid racing prototype [UPDATE]
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    UPDATE: We've received and uploaded high-resolution images from InMotion to replace the previous low-res gallery. We talk about Nürburgring lap records all the time around here, but they're always qualified by some category or another: for production cars, for sedans, for front-drive ...

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    Motorsports: These are the 7 deadliest racetracks ever
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    The tragic and completely bizarre accident that claimed the life of racer Bobby Goodin at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb this weekend serves as yet another underscore to the dangers of motorsport. Advances in vehicle design, safety equipment and emergency medicine have all worked to make ...

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    Spy Shots: Ford spotted testing new Focus RS at the Nürburgring
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    Ford is expected to be launching a revised version of the Focus ST soon, but the latest snapshots from our spy photographers at the Nürburgring suggest that the Blue Oval is already working on an even more potent example: the new Focus RS. Though the partially disguised test mule is wearing ...

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    Spy Shots: Lightweight Toyota GT86 spotted on Nordschleife with carbon panels, upgraded aero
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    We've seen (and frankly reported on) so many rumors of more powerful and performance-focused versions of the Subaru BRZ, Toyota GT86 and Scion FR-S at this point that haven't materialized that, at this point, we're almost tired of them. Almost. But what we have here was enough to pique our jaded ...

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    Report: Seat pondering more extreme Leon Cupra to answer Renault's Ring record
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    In case you haven't been paying attention, there's a battle raging on between two European automakers over who makes the faster hot hatch. The battle ground has been the Nürburgring, where Seat and Renault have been going back and forth, taking the front-drive lap record away from each ...

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    Motorsports: WTCC to end 30-year Nürburgring drought in 2015 [w/video]
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    Head out to the Nürburgring, and you can witness all manner of racing. Most of it remains confined, however, to the GP-Strecke, where you'll find superbikes, DTM touring cars, GT racing cars and even the occasional Formula One race competing in top-level world championships. But not on the ...

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    Report: BMW M4 Coupe laps 'Ring in 7:52, bests outgoing M3
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    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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    Video: Land Rover teases Range Rover Sport RS at the Nürburgring
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    Jaguar and Land Rover have been increasing their level of cooperation over the last few years. The latter is helping the former develop its first SUV, for example, but don't think that the relationship only goes one way. The former is also lending the latter its expertise in creating performance ...

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    Official: Renault sets 'Ring record with new Mégane RS 275 Trophy-R [w/video]
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    Clocking a lap time of less than eight minutes on the Nürburgring is a real feat in just about any car. But a front-driver? That's the gauntlet that Seat threw down March when it hustled its new Leon Cupra 280 around the Nordschleife in 7:58.4, knocking Renault off its perch for the quickest ...

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    Featured: Quick Play: Forza Motorsport 5 Nürburgring DLC [w/videos]
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    I was excited for Forza Motorsport 5. The promise of the XBox One's next-generation graphics capabilities combined with cutting-edge technologies like Forza's Drivatar system and its much, much more lax attitude towards car customization (both visual and mechanical) made it an appealing title for ...

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