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Since the reopening …

Since the reopening of the n-ring in April there are no reports of the dam bursting wide open and records being broken immediately. Koennigsegg has said that the company MAY attempt a record run in 2016, but that preparation is everything and takes a long time. Driver, car, available dates …

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Speed Restrictions Lifted!

The speed restrictions on the N-Ring Nordschleife were removed March 30, 2016. Restrictions (between 200 and 250 km/hr) were imposed March 2015 following an accident which resulted in the fatality of a bystander. Some repaving, and the addition of more protective fences, has led to a declaration that the Nordschleife …

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Is the RXC Turbo 500 being Prepped for Nurburgring?

When people think of companies that hold the current Nurburgring lap record for street-legal cars, their minds often turn to Porsche or McLaren. However, the reality is Radical is in the lead. It not only hit a 6 minute and 55 second lap time in 2005, it bumped up the …

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Nurburgring sold to Russian billionaire!

            It looks like the Nurburgring track has an entirely new owner. For years, the track has struggled to maintain profitability, with various costly construction projects and efforts to turn it into a more extravagant tourist attraction often falling flat and putting the complex into …

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The Range Rover gets ‘Ring competition from the BMW X6 M

            Recently, the Range Rover Sport SVR got put in the Nurburgring spotlight after an impressive—and surprising—performance in its lap around the Nordschleife track. The Range Rover currently hold the SUV lap time record at 8 minutes 14 seconds. However, BMW is already stepping up …

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