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    Video: Watch 'Ring Queen Sabine battle Ron Simons on her home turf
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    Sabine has been dethroned. The Queen of the Ring, Sabine Schmitz, was finally bested in a Larea GT1 S9 Evo track car on her home track, the Nürburgring Nordschleife, by her friend and fellow Ring instructor Ron Simons. The two have taken part in two other contests, with the first running on ...

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    Video: Lexus LS TMG Edition running the 'Ring
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    With each passing day, our lives become more intertwined with the latest sporting machine from Lexus. Previously contained only through still photography, the Lexus LS TMG Edition has now been captured by a video camera: The 641-horsepower sport sedan was seen in its native habitat, which is ...

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    Report: 2012 Porsche 911 lops 13 seconds off predecessor's 'Ring time, quick as 997 GT3
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    The Porsche 911 is dead, long live the Porsche 911. The German automaker's latest and greatest has taken to the Nürburgring where old marks have fallen hard. The 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera S was sent through the Green Hell, where it promptly beat the time achieved by the prior 997 version by a ...

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    Spy Shots: Mystery super Lexus LS spotting lapping Nürburgring
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    We spy, with the lens of our spy guy, a rather unique Lexus LS that's taken to the track. Spotted lapping Germany's Nürburgring, this particular LS is wearing puffed-out fenders, a strongly styled decklid spoiler, what appears to be a faux nose hiding new bodywork, deep side skirts and a ...

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    Spy Shots: 2013 Land Rover Range Rover caught on a 'Ring run
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    Land Rover has been cranking out the luxurious yet still-capable Range Rover since 1970, and over the last 41 years, the iconic vehicle has seen its design dramatically altered just three times. We're not expecting the next generation Range Rover to rock the boat stylistically, but we think you ...

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    Video: 'Ring run in the rain raises the bar
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    You might be a good driver. Perhaps you've had a few good runs at your local autocross, taken a lesson or two from Skip Barber or even tried your hand at some wheel-to-wheel racing. We're going to go out on a (very) short limb, however, and respectfully say that you aren't as good of a driver as ...

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    Video: Motorcyclist runs from Bridge to Gantry in 7:26 blast around the Nurburgring
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    We've seen many cars take on Germany's famed Nürburgring, and it seems that automakers the world over enjoy using the Green Hell as a torturous test bed for new products. Drivers attempt to tackle 13 miles and 154 corners as quickly as possible. Cracking the 10-minute mark means you're not ...

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    Video: 2012 Corvette ZR1 shaves six seconds off its 'Ring time
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    Chevrolet has a few upgrades in store for the mighty 2012 Corvette ZR1. One of which is a set of optional Michelin Pilot Sport Cup Zero Pressure Tires. Coupled with the the Performance Traction Management (PTM) system, the 2012 ZR1 is going to be one fast grippy guppy. Chevrolet wanted to find ...

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    Video: GT5 vs. Real Life, Nürburgring Edition
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    Driving an M3 on the 'Ring: Real life vs Gran Turismo 5 – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    Denis Malevanyi is one skilled hot shoe and he can hustle a BMW M3 around the 'Ring with the best of them. He's also pretty good at driving virtual cars in simulation series like ...

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    Video: Lamborghini Jota takes to the track
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    Lamborghini Jota at the 'Ring – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Lamborghini took its Murcielago successor (codename: Jota) to the 'Ring instead of rolling it out at the Paris Motor Show. Looking for all the world like Sant'Agata took a Ferrari 512TR and threw a leftover Vector ...

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    Spy Shots: Bentley Continental Supersports spotted near 'Ring
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    Watch out. A blacked-out Bentley Continental Supersports has been spotted pointing its grille at the Nürburgring. In an era when Cobalts and Clios are flogged around the 13-mile loop, it comes as a mild surprise that nobody has timed and tested the Bentley Continental on that particular ...

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    Ford Focus RS heads to 'Ring in search of a class record
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    2010 Ford Focus RS - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Pretty soon, it seems like the start of Nürburgring lap time season will take its place on motorsports calendars the same way you find with Formula 1 and NASCAR. The 'Ring season officially began last week, and the title card pitted ...

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    VIDEO: Audi RS5 at the Nurburgring is "bse" - that's German for "evil"
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Audi RS5 undergoing testing
    Audi's RS engines have never failed to deliver aurally. They don't even require you to wring them out -- just turn them on, and your ears and body cavities tingle with the sound and resonance. The Audi RS5 will continue that ...

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    Nissan takes fuel cell vehicle on run of the 'Ring
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    The undisputed champion of hydrogen fuel cell SUVs at the Nurburgring has been crowned: the Nissan X-Trail FCV. The winning time: 11:58. Of course, it's the winning time because it's the only time -- a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle has never ran the 'Ring before.After piloting the 120 bhp X-Trail ...

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    VIDEO: 2008 Chevy Cobalt SS Turbo runs the ring
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    For you Cobalt fans, GM race driver and director of high-performance vehicle operations, John Heinricy, gives the 2008 Cobalt SS Turbocharged a sound thrashing on the Nurburgring. Even better, he talks you through it for much of the way. There's an interlude where he gets quiet, and if you didn't ...

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    Run Like Hell - Pink Floyd's Nick Mason takes to the 'Ring
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    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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    Round 1: GT-R vs. 911 Turbo at the 'Ring, advantage GT-R
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    click above image to see more shots of the Nissan GT-R p0wn the Porsche We'll start by saying that it's not exactly hearsay, but it's not anywhere near official, either. Take one 997 Porsche Turbo that has lapped the 'Ring in 7:40, practically fast enough to form one of those Stargate SG-1 vortexes ...

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    Faster than getting a coffee at Starbucks: GT2 laps the 'Ring in 7:32
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    click above image for gallery From its 530 hp, low curb weight of 3,179lbs, and 204 mph top speed, the 2008 Porsche GT2 is a supercar in every sense of the word. Heck, even its €189,496 sticker places Porsche's most potent 911 in the land of the F430 and the Gallardo. Where the Ferrari and ...

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    VIDEO: Driver posts shortest time on Nrburgring - 7 seconds before disaster
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    click above image to view videoThis is just the video we were looking to end the week with. It reminds us that whatever's going wrong in our lives, at least we're not this guy. According to this video's description on YouTube (which you'll have to visit to view the video since the uploader disabled ...

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    Spy Shots: 2008 Nissan Skyline GT-R on the Ring
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    While we already showed you shots of the 2008 Nissan Skyline that hit the web yesterday, some more came across the wire showing the Japanese super coupe running the Nürburgring in Germany and, well, do we really need an excuse to show you more pics of this car? I can't speak for the rest of ...

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