There’s no more ultimate bragging right in the automotive space than a Nürburgring lap record, but on the heels of the crash that claimed a life the people who run the ‘Ring have passed down a ban on manufacturer lap records for the remainder of the year.
Some of you noticed an extremely fast Ford Focus chasing the Ferrari 458 Italia in the first installment of /RING TESTED. Here's that car on a hot lap around the Nürburgring showing just how fast FWD can be.
If you're at work, creating a spreadsheet or prepping a vital organ for transplant, please put down what you're doing. This 2015 Nismo GT-R's record Nürburgring lap is worth it.
Yesterday, Nissan shut down the Nurburgring, hired safety marshalls and set up timing beacons in order to have a very hot lap with the 2014 Nismo GT-R. It's unclear whether they succeeded with their record attempt, but the car sure noticeably different from previous prototypes.
The Bugatti Veyron Super Sport is the world's fastest production car, with an unchallenged top speed of 268 mph. Other cars may be faster in certain ways, but it's the king until someone knocks off its crown.
McLaren Automotive released a new video claiming they ran the Nürburgring's Nordschleife in a lap time of 7:28 in the MP4-12C with Sport Auto executive editor Horst von Saurma at the wheel. It's not an official manufacturer ring run, so naturally it raises some questions, especially for those who don't know Horst…
We first heard tell of those impressive numbers by way of the Twitter machine. Now, we've got the video of the Camaro ZL1's Nürburgring Nordschleife lap time (because it apparently did happen).
Earlier this month we brought you exclusive photos from the record-setting Dodge Viper ACR Nürburgring lap. Now we've got video. Enjoy the sounds of Mopar Nation smacking around the Corvette ZR1 and Lexus LFA with this blisteringly fast 7:12.13 "Ring Run." That's a record for any major automaker's car around the track.
There is no shortage of impressive and awesome in-car footage from fast cars making fast Nürburgring laps, but few can compare to the insanity of this video.
Chrysler's SRT team went to the Nürburgring today with one mission — to kick the ever-living crap out of the Lexus LFA and the Corvette ZR1. They succeeded. The 2010 Dodge Viper ACR set a new major automaker production car (excluding artisanal automakers like Gumpert and Radical) record run of the Nordschleife in just…
A Radical race car powered by a Toyota all-electric powertrain just broke the Nürburgring electric-car lap record of 59 hours (kidding, 9 minutes 1.338 secs), lapping the Nordschleife in 7 minutes 47.794 seconds. That's about the same as the BMW M3 GTS.
Apparently, this video of a video shows a Lexus LFA kind of easing its way around the Nürburgring in 7:22 ahead of the ADAC 24-hour race this past weekend. That's just over a tenth of a second slower than a Corvette Z06. Not bad for a warmup lap.
Renault broke their own 'Ring record this past week when they recorded a very impressive 8:07.79 around the Nordschleife. The time was good enough to make Renault's new Megane RS Trophy the fastest production spec FWD car to ever lap the Nürburgring. While watching the record setting lap we had to keep reminding…
Check out the view from the driver's seat as the 2012 Corvette ZR1 makes its way around the famed Nürburgring. Corvette engineer Jim Mero recorded a blisteringly fast lap time of 7:19.63 behind the wheel. Let's find out how that stacks up against the competition?