How To Make A Toyota GT86 Race Car Fast, Reliable, And Not Need A Turbo

The Toyota GT86 Cup is a brilliant race car kit which makes the best street car I’ve driven in years even more enjoyable on track. One team tweaked their GT86 Cup even further for Nürburgring domination, and it held its own against much more powerful cars at the Nürburgring 24 Hours. Bonus: they didn’t even add a…

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…