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    Rumormill: McLaren P1 throwing down the gauntlet with 6:30 Nürburgring lap time?
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    The magic mark at the Nürburgring once stood in the sevens. Anything that could lap the vaunted Nordschleife in less than eight minutes was considered biblically fast. But with all manner of vehicles clocking lap times that start with a seven, the goal post has moved below the seven-minute ...

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    Official: Cadillac CTS Vsport laps the Nürburgring in 8:14.10 [w/video]
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    You don't have to be German to test your car at the Nürburging. You just have to be serious about beating the Germans on their own home turf. That's why Nissan tests its GT-R at the Nordschleife to challenge the Porsche 911, and why Cadillac – which is no less serious about putting up ...

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    Official: Porsche 911 Carrera S nails down 7:37.9 'Ring time [w/video]
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    Porsche released a video of its 911 Carrera S lapping the Nürburgring last month, and with a time of 7:37.9, the quintessential sports coupe continues to impress. With Timo Kluck behind the wheel, this Carrera S posted better times around the 'Ring than the 997 911 Turbo and, according to ...

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    Report: Ecclestone says he will 'do everything' to save 'Ring
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    The idea of a world without the Nürburgring seems unconscionable. Not only has it provided generations of exciting races, but it has become the measuring stick for performance credibility. While 'Ring times aren't 'official' we still pay close attention to them. Cadillac even uses those ...

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    Official: BMW M5 called in to service as new Ring Taxi
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    There's any number of cars that can be used for taxis. The Ford Crown Vic, Nissan NV, Toyota Sienna... pretty much anything with a useable back seat, a cargo area and a roof on which to put a dome light. But a BMW M5? Surely that has to be overkill, right? Maybe for most taxis, but this is no ...

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    Report: Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Black Series turns in 7:46 lap on the 'Ring
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    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: Vettel and Webber hit the Nürburgring in pair of Infiniti M sedans
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    This past weekend, the Formula One circus rolled into Eifel for the German Grand Prix. And though it was campaigned once again at the Nürburgring, the race was held on the GP-Strecke. The infamous Nordschleife hasn't been used for F1 racing since the early 80s, when it was deemed too ...

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    Aston Martin V12 Zagato returns for ultimate showdown at the Nürburgring [w/video]
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    Sure, the Aston Martin V12 Zagato may have won top honors upon its unveiling at the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este. But it's not just a pretty face. Aston Martin is keen to highlight that point, taking the V12 Zagato straight from the shores of Lake Como to the tarmac of the ...

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    Spy Shots: Subaru RWD coupe spotted on the 'Ring
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    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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    Aston Martin V12 Zagato hits the racetrack for the first time
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    It's the oldest journalism adage in the book. Dog bites man, not news. Man bites dog, now that's news. So what does this have to do with cars? We'll tell you. Whereas most sports racers are converted for the purpose from existing, commercially available road cars, once in a while we see a car ...

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    Report: Peugeot EX1 sets fastest electric car lap at the 'Ring
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    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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    BMW 1 Series M Coupe reportedly faster 'round the Ring than E46 M3, E60 M5
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    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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    BMW Unscripted presents: Sabine Schmitz "Queen of the Nürburgring" video
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    Click above to watch the video after the jump
    When we think of the best jobs on earth, professions like Formula 1 driver come to mind. Taxi driver doesn't usually come to mind for most, but hot-footed Sabine Schmitz drives a different kind of cab. The speed-loving young lady drives a BMW M5 ...

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    Video: Cadillac brings us behind the scenes of CTS-V Competition commercial
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    Behind Cadillac's "The Competition" commercial for the CTS-V – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Once upon a time – May 9, 2008 to be precise – the Cadillac CTS-V ran the 'Ring in 7:59.32, and just five days later we had video proof of the event. Now that over two years ...

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    Report: Porsche 918 Spyder to contest 2011 Nürburgring 24
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    Porsche 918 Spyder – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Porsche made an impressive showing at the 24 Hours of Nürburgring this year with its 911 GT3 R Hybrid. But don't think for even one power-boosted second that its hybrid initiative was a one-time affair for the Stuttgart-based ...

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    Video: Race-spec Mini E laps Nürburgring
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    Mini E Race – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The 13-mile long Nürburgring Nordschleife is one of the most treacherous race tracks in the world, even on the best of days. Taking it on in the fog seems like a recipe for disaster. Nonetheless, that's exactly what a BMW engineering ...

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    Aston Martin to field near-stock Rapide at Nürburgring 24
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    Aston Martin Rapide Nürburgring racer – Click above for high-res image
    Round-the-clock endurance races typically demand the participation of three or even four-man teams, taking shifts as the sun rises and falls on the circuit. The car they're driving, though, doesn't usually have the ...

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    Video: Running the 'Ring in reverse in a VTEC'd Mini
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    Click above to watch the video after the jump
    The Nurburgring is the gold standard for any track not comprised of a banked oval, and it's a blast to watch dashboard-mounted video of various vehicles taking on the best the Nordschleife has to offer. We typically share with you videos of ZR-1s and ...

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    Spy Shots: BMW resurrecting the M3 CSL?
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    We're not sure what to believe anymore. A bit over a year ago, reports surfaced that BMW was planning a successor to the E90-generation M3 CSL, a highly coveted, track-focused version of its legendary sports coupe. Within a month, the Bavarian automaker had announced that it was canceling the ...

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    Improvements to 2010 Porsche 997 Turbo slash ten seconds from 'Ring time
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    2010 Porsche 911 Turbo - Click above for high-res image gallery
    With its new-for-2010 direct-injected, 3.8-liter turbocharged flat-six, the upgraded 2010 Porsche 911 Turbo has fired a shot across the bow of the world's supercar armada. Promising better performance, better fuel economy and better ...

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