For the first time in over three decades a Formula One car has lapped the N rburgring circuit. Driver Nick Heidfeld pummled the BMW Sauber F1 car around the legendary course, managing 170 mph through the D ttinger H he straightaway. Heidfeld said he really wanted to empty the tank, but cautious owners, hard tires, and official slowdowns for photographers prevented any eleven tenths driving. Team Manager Beat Zehnder was in the same helicopter that shot this video to assure proper Green Hell behavior via radio contact.

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