Why Porsche Destroying The All-Time Nürburgring Lap Record By 51.58 Seconds Is Such A Big Deal

It sounds unbelievable for any car to lap the 12.94-mile Nürburgring Nordschleife course in only 5:19.546. The Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo went 51.58 seconds faster than the former overall lap record, with an average speed of 145.3 mph. What’s even weirder, though, is that the last record remained unbeaten for over 35…

Porsche's Unrestricted Le Mans Car Beat A 35-Year-Old Nürburgring Lap Record By Nearly A Minute

The Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo is the kind of delightful vehicular creation that happens when you let engineers run free without having to adhere to strict series regulations. It is ludicrously fast, and 919 driver Timo Bernhard just destroyed the Nordschelife track record with a time of time of 5:19.546—nearly an entire…

Porsche's Unrestricted Le Mans Car Is At The Nürburgring, Maybe To Obliterate A Lap Record

Porsche was spotted today turning fast laps at the Nürburgring with their now-unrestricted 919 Hybrid Evo Le Mans prototype. Now that they’re no longer running the car at Le Mans, the 919 is now attempting to dominate lap records across the world—and let’s be honest, it’s about time they give us a ‘Ring time. Could…

Pit Lane At The Nürburgring 24 Hours Is The Most Intense, Chaotic Place I've Ever Been

There’s a siren at the end of the Nürburgring 24 Hours’ pit lane that blares every time a car enters the pits. With 146 cars in the race and between four and six cars crammed in each garage, you hear this siren constantly. Pit lane at the Nürburgring 24 Hours race is a constant struggle not to get hit by anyone’s car,…

Leading Porsche Eats The Wall And We're Not Even Halfway Done With The Nürburgring 24

This year’s Nürburgring 24 Hours was looking like an easy home race for Manthey Racing, with two Porsche 911 GT3 Rs in first and second place mere moments before. Their shop’s just down the road, man. They’ll do fine! Sadly, their No. 911 Porsche driver Romain Dumas just crashed at Pflanzgarten with just under 14…

Holy Crap, I'm At The Nürburgring 24 Hours To Overload Every Sense With Good Cars

On a normal day, the Nürburgring is heaven for car dorks. This weekend, over 200,000 racing fans—including me—will descend upon the ‘Ring to watch 151 utterly insane teams try to race for an entire day on the full 12.9-mile Nordscheleife course, and I can’t wait. My mind is slowly exploding from the awesomeness that…