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48Radical Lexus LFA Final Edition rounds the 'Ring

Yes, it does seem sort of strange to see a prototype Lexus LFA testing on the Nürburgring just as we're hearing reports that the car is nearly sold out. But just because the original supply of 500 cars has been depleted doesn't mean Lexus isn't working on some sort of derivative or last hurrah (our spy shooter friends suggest the car could wear a "Final Edition" designation).

22Report: 'Save the Nürburgring' effort not going so well

It seems all the efforts to Save the Nürburgring aren't going all that well. According to eyewitness reports from Germany as relayed by the Axis of Oversteer clan, all those fancy debt-causing buildings and their roller coasters are sitting idle with nary a visitor in sight... still.

18Suzuki Germany releases special Nürburgring edition Swift Sport - sort of

Suzuki Swift Sport "Rock am Ring" edition – Click above for high-res image gallery

42Video: Gears put the "ring" in engineering

The Gear Ring by Kinekt Design – Click above to watch the video after the jump

49VIDEO: Production spec Lexus LF-A opens the taps outside the 'Ring

The Lexus LF-A supercar has been a long time coming and Toyota has finally confirmed (in an ambiguous press release) that the production version is headed to the Tokyo Motor Show next month. The LF-A (or LF-L) is a lock for production and rumors have the Japanese supercar going on sale in the UK as early as this month. Lending more credence to its imminent arrival: a new video of the LF-A leaving a gas station outside the Nurburgring.

61VIDEO: Ford Focus RS falls short of record with 8:26 Nürburgring lap time

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7Hockenheim vs. Nürburgring: Nobody wants the German Grand Prix next year?

The right to host a Formula One grand prix in Germany was once a hot commodity. Both Hockenheim and the Nürburgring wanted it, and for years, both got it, with the former's event billed as the German Grand Prix and the latter's as the European Grand Prix. Both put up a fight when parallel events were reduced to one, and an alternation agreement was put in place for the Nürburgring to host in even years and Hockenheim in odd years. But in a spectacular sign of the times, it appears that

11Sebastian Vettel gets his own little corner of the Nürburgring

You know you've made it when they name a turn after you at the Nürburgring.

41VIDEO: Dodge Viper GT3 and Porsche GT3 battle at the 'Ring

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882010 Porsche 911 GT3 runs the 'Ring in 7:40, reps still claim Nissan GT-R is slower

2010 Porsche 911 GT3 - Click above to view the gallery

68Drivers Republic attempts to answer which is faster on the 'Ring, GT2 or GT-R?

The Nissan GT-R set the 'Ring on fire back in April with a single lap of 7:29. That news didn't go over well in Germany, where team Porsche insinuated that Nissan cheated by using a non-standard GT-R to achieve the supersonic time. Porsche even took a bone-stock GT-R to the 'Ring and its chief test track driver could only manage a 7:54. Nissan defended its time as legit and has provided solid evidence to support its case, but Porsche established enough doubt for Drivers Republic to bring a GT2 a

32VIDEO: Porsche engine runs the 'Ring, virtually

Thanks to media outlets like YouTube and Autoblog, a good lap time in on the Nurburgring will get you plenty of positive press. The grueling track has become the yardstick by which any performance vehicle is measured, and if you can post a record time, people want to know about it. The engineering geniuses at Porsche have designed a special moving dyno to test g-loads in a virtual 'Ring. The system was used to test the upgraded dry sump oil system for the new 3.6- and 3.8-liter boxer engines pow

60Honda CEO demands NSX be faster around 'Ring than GT-R

By now we've all seen the spy shots showing Acura's NSX revival bombing around the Nürburgring in Germany. There's a reason those drivers are pushing their prototype hard enough to get air through the turns. Inside Line is reporting the Honda CEO Takeo Fukui wants his NSX to toast both the Nissan GT-R and the Lexus LF-A around the Green Hell. Considering that the GT-R has posted lap times on the 'Ring that utterly defy what it should be able to do on paper, and that the LF-A is still a movi

64VIDEO: Cadillac CTS-V takes to the 'Ring, pummels into submission

Click above for a high-res gallery of the Cadillac CTS-V at the 'Ring.

10VIDEO: Confirmed! Veritas testing at the Nurburgring

Watson, the mystery's been solved. After Chris spied a sinuous silver shape on his iPhone and a couple of readers sent us shots from the Nurburgring web cam, we now have video of the Veritas RS3 sitting at the starting gate, ready to do... something on the infamous Nordschleife. The blokes from the Bridge to Gantry have put the matter to rest with a video walk-around of the Veritas taken by one of the dozens of people surrounding the concept before it made its way onto the Green Hell.

4Run Like Hell - Pink Floyd's Nick Mason takes to the 'Ring

Picture this – you're screaming around the Nurburgring in a not-insubstantial Rolls Royce Phantom, hammer down, stereo on, trying to complete a circuit of the 14-mile course before the woofers go still. Driving on the 'Ring certainly requires concentration, but for a drummer, sometimes you've just got to find the beat. So, when the drums come in, you're going to be compelled to tap along on the rim of the steering wheel, no matter what. Nick Mason impressed his passenger, a reporter from t

4VIDEO: Audi RS6 Avant drifting round the 'Ring

The details surrounding the Audi RS6 are out, but that doesn't mean that testing has ended. The RS6 has been sighted donning heavy camo all over the free world, and after the jump we have video of a virtually undisguised RS6 Avant doing a powerslide at a bend of the famed Nürburgring Nordshcleife. The video is almost as quick as the RS6, but if you like screaming engines and squealing tires, it's worth a watch. Heck, part of the reason we're flying all the way over to the Frankfurt Motor Sh

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