First off, let me state that I am a huge supporter of the Save the Ring movement. I agree 100% with Mike Frison that things have been completely mismanaged by the German regional government as well as by the most recent management. That being said, I don't believe that things are as necessarily as gloomy as we keep…
A group of American investors have decided to purchase the legendary Nurburgring. It's an audacious plan. But was it a bad idea to sell it in the first place? Let's break down why it was a mistake.
Despite the ridiculous fights and claims that fly back and forth from automakers regarding the track, the Nürburgring is in dire straits. Operating in bankruptcy since mid-May, it's been put up for sale and its future is uncertain. Lucky for us, then, a great big group of people have shown up to try to save it.
The Nürburgring is for sale, and Bridge to Gantry has an excellent discussion of what that could mean for the circuit.
As we reported yesterday, it was revealed that the Nurburgring, which has been in financial trouble for quite a long time, is going to have to enter bankruptcy proceedings. Ill advised investments in a large shopping complex and a dangerous roller coaster are the culprits for the precarious situation.
It may be the most famous race track in the world to enthusiasts, but Germany's Nürburgring has been in peril for the last two years because of the public track's private management. Since November we've promoted the call to "Save The 'Ring" for another generation of car lovers, and today we've finally got some good…
Reports of the Ring Taxi's demise — formerly shuttling enthusiasts around the Nürburgring under control of blonde motoring goddess Sabine Schmitz — were half right. Schmitz and her M5 are gone, with inferior Sabine-less BMW M3 Nürburgring Taxis replacing it. Update!
In this excellent vintage footage, the layout of the Nürburgring is explained via F1 car. Equally amazing is how slow these F1 cars look today and how dangerous it must have been driving one.
Germany's Nürburgring is the world's automotive playground. A public park for gearheads. Sadly, it's been handed over to privateers who've put the entire 'Ring at risk. Michael Frison of 20832.com explains why we need to save the Nürburgring! — Ed.