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

The Seat Leon Cupra Sub8 Is A Celebration Of Nürburgring Excellence

You're Spanish Volkswagen subsidiary Seat. You put out a front-wheel drive car that manages an awesome 7:58.4 lap time on the 'Ring. What do you do about it? Gloat? Well, you definitely do that, but you also put out a special performance pack to celebrate this act of driving really fast. » 8/19/14 12:25pm 8/19/14 12:25pm