Corvette Chief Engineer Says Claimed 6:59 Z06 'Ring Time Is "Fabricated"

This week, we heard that the Mustang GT350R can go around the Nurburgring in 7:32.19. Today we heard that the Corvette Z06 can do the 'Ring in 6:59.13. Both times, these reports have come from a site called Horsepower Kings and both times we were skeptical. Here's the issue: Chevrolet says the time is "not accurate"… » 1/28/15 1:25pm Wednesday 1:25pm

The Revolving Door Of Nürburgring Ownership Just Lost The F1 German GP

For the past few years, Hockenheim and the Nürburgring have agreed to alternate hosting the Formula One German Grand Prix. 2015 should be the Nürburgring's turn, but the new owners don't have a contract with F1, so the grand prix goes to Hockenheim this year instead. » 1/15/15 2:18pm 1/15/15 2:18pm

Somebody Paid $50,000 To Be Killed By James Bond.. For Charity

Earlier this month the London Air Ambulance held their largest charity auction of the year to raise support for their services. The biggest bid of the night, however cynically ironic considering the occasion, came at the opportunity for the bidder to die at the hands of James Bond. » 12/29/14 10:29am 12/29/14 10:29am

The Nürburgring: Separating fact from fiction

Before the marketers took over, the legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife track was the arbiter of performance bona fides for the world's most hard-core sports cars. Now, even the Prius has an official lap time, and Ring misinformation abounds. Our man in Nürburg, American pro racer Robb Holland, sets you straight on the… » 11/05/14 3:25pm 11/05/14 3:25pm

Best Cars To Buy If You Want To Throw Down A Killer Lap Time

Sometimes you want something practical, sometimes you want something luxurious, and sometimes you want something that will devour apexes and scream down the straights at your local racing circuit . Opponaut LiquidBurns, has found the top 5 cars you can buy right now that will get you that checkered flag. » 10/19/14 10:00am 10/19/14 10:00am

Even Tourist Day At The Nurburgring Is A Wonderfest Of Wonderous Wonder

Manufacturer test days and races at the Nurburgring are great and all, but even the tourist days are full of fantastic automotive spectacles. Yeah, the Gumpert Apollo and the sliding BMW E30 is great and all, but have you SEEN that Volkswagen Type 2 truck?? And the van with the ladder still strapped to the roof?? » 10/15/14 5:00pm 10/15/14 5:00pm

What In The Green Hell Is Going On With The Nürburgring? An Explainer

If you've been following the back-and-forth over the Nürburgring sale you'd have assumed that all was well and everyone's favorite race track was already sold. Uh, not quite, and today we got news that seemed good and news that seemed terrible. Here's what's going on. » 10/01/14 4:50pm 10/01/14 4:50pm

Watch This BMW M4 Nearly Slam Into A Ton Of Cars At The Nurburgring

The Green Hell possesses, bar none, the most absolutely terrifying traffic in the world. On days when it's open to the public, everyone from the greatest driver in the world to the positively worst, can show up in any car in the world. Which means there are crashes. Mix that with blind corners, and you've got a recipe… » 9/30/14 4:44pm 9/30/14 4:44pm