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    Spy Shots: Radical 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 ...

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    Report: '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... ...

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    Suzuki Germany releases special Nürburgring edition Swift Sport - sort of

    Suzuki Swift Sport "Rock am Ring" edition – Click above for high-res image gallery
    When you think of the Nürburgring, and what cars come to mind? Porsche 911 GT3? BMW M5? Nissan GT-R? How about a Suzuki Swift? Now the Swift – especially in Sport guise – is one of those ...

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    Video: Gears put the "ring" in engineering

    The Gear Ring by Kinekt Design – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    Every spring, graduates of engineering schools across Canada earn their Iron Ring. It's part of the pledge originally written by Rudyard Kipling in "The Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer". Legend has it that ...

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    VIDEO: 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 ...

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

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    Point to point, the Ford Focus RS is touted as the fastest vehicle the company has ever made. It reportedly lapped Ford's Lommel test track in Belgium, where we had the chance to sample the second-fiddle Focus ST, faster than the Ford GT supercar. ...

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    Hockenheim 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 ...

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    Nissan sets up shop at Nürburgring, christens new store with limited-edition 370Z

    Nissan 370Z Nürburgring edition - Click above for high-res image gallery
    With as much time as Nissan's engineers have been spending on the Nürburgring as of late, you'd think that they would've had the foresight to set up a permanent shop on the grounds of the iconic circuit. As it ...

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    Sebastian 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. Sebastian Vettel is only turning 22 this summer, yet he's already racked up an impressive collection of citations: not only is he the youngest to drive an F1 car on grand prix weekend, the youngest to qualify on pole, ...

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

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    The Nurburgring demands respect, and the Viper GT3 and Porsche GT3 are world-class race cars that demand that you get the Hell out of their way. Put the two together, and you've got a winning formula. Watching cars drive around the track ...

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    2010 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
    The 2010 Porsche 911 GT3 is unquestionably bad-ass. Its naturally aspirated 3.8-liter flat-six provides 435 hp from behind the driver's seat, and its track-tuned chassis can dance with the world's most nimble supercars. The free-wheeling ...

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    Natural Born Winner: VW returns to the 'Ring with Scirocco GT24-CNG

    Volkswagen Scirocco GT24-CNG - Click above for a hi-res gallery
    Phase 1: Dominate your class in endurance racing. Phase 2: Continue to dominate your class in endurance racing, only this time do it without gasoline. That seems to be the game plan with the Volkswagen Group's racing programs, so after ...

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    Drivers 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 ...

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    Ferrari sets up shop at the Nrburgring

    The Nürburgring has become an absolute Mecca for automotive enthusiasts and racing fans across Europe and around the world. Setting new 'Ring records has become a vaunted pursuit, and any automaker worth its bolts brings its latest sportscar prototypes to test there. Among those marques is ...

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    VIDEO: 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 ...

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    Honda 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 ...

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    Bridge to Gantry blogger banned from the 'Ring

    Drivers can fly through the Nürburgring Nordshcleife at tremendous rates of speed, risking life and limb to shave a second or two off a lap time. But apparently if you let the rear wheels slip a bit while coming into a turn, you're a drifter just begging for a pink slip. Bridge to Gantry ...

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    VIDEO: 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.GM is pretty pleased with the Cadillac CTS-V's 7:59.32 run around the Nurburgring, and the crew on the ground had the foresight to strap a few video cameras to the supercharged sedan to capture every second of John Heinricy's ...

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    VIDEO: 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 ...

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    Run 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 ...


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