Top 10 Fastest Cars on the Nurburgring: The Short List

If there’s a Mecca for speed enthusiasts it’s not found in the Middle East.

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Camaro Z/28 Prototype Crashes on the Nrburgring: Video

Did a Camaro Z/28 test mule just crash on Germany’s hallowed Nürburgring? Quite possibly, and we have the video to prove it.

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Nurburgring Bans Official Lap Times

The Nürburgring has officially become a no-fun zone. The management organization that runs this legendary racecourse has decided to officially ban manufacturers from attempting hot laps and publishing lap times.

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10 Exotic Cars the Porsche Cayman GT4 Beat Around the Nrburgring

The Cayman is Porsche’s latest model to get the GT treatment. This new high-performance sports car packs serious punch thanks to an engine that’s borrowed from the larger 911 Carrera S.

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Nurburgring Sale Could End Badly for Auto Enthusiasts: Report

With the world-famous Nurburgring up for sale, automotive racing enthusiasts are speculating the varying scenarios that could result now that interested parties have dwindled from 50 to between 5 and 10.

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Nordschleife 1927 Timepiece Celebrates 85th Anniversary of Racetrack

To commemorate the 85th anniversary of the world’s most demanding racetrack, Nordschleife has released its 1927 24-hour wristwatches to the general public.

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Eight Car Pile Up At The Nurburgring

The accident took place on a public lapping day at the “Bergwerk” section, where a construction company was doing some repair work, which is not a great idea especially when novices are out on the track. According to reports, four cars were racing as they approached the construction zone, which according to some was not clearly marked.

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2012 MINI John Cooper Works Coupe Racer [Video]

MINI has recently released the all-new 2012 Coupe and it will pack a serious punch. The company’s racing heritage will continue with this sporty two-door in the John Cooper Works Coupe Endurance. This race car has been developed to compete in this weekends 24-hour Nürburgring-Nordschleife circuit. MINI will race the “Green Hell”, as the track is affectionately known with two cars wearing numbers 146 and 147. Three other MINI teams will also track two cars each, making for eight MINI’s in a race of 250.

The race car gets a specially-tuned version of the factory produced John Cooper Works engine, packsinga 1.6-liter four cylinder equipped with a twin-scroll turbocharger and direct injection. The car will produce 250-hp with an over-boost function cranking out 330 lb-ft of torque and a top speed of 240 km/h.

The car looks and sounds great in the video and looks very quick. The exhaust system sounds mean and the minute and a half long video is definetly worth watching.

Check out the video after the jump!

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