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Germany's Nürburgring racing circuit names corner after the late Sabine Schmitz
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21st Jun 2021
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Germany's Nürburgring racing circuit names corner after the late Sabine Schmitz

The owners of Germany's racing circuit Nürburgring have confirmed a corner will be named after local legend Sabine Schmitz, who passed away earlier this year following a battle with cancer. The corner links the modern grand prix circuit with the legendary Nordschleife and will be known as the Sabine-Schmitz-Kurve.
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Rob Margeit
2021 Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series breaks Nurburgring production lap record
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17th Nov 2020
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2021 Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series breaks Nurburgring production lap record

Mercedes-AMG's most powerful series-production model, the GT Black Series, has broken the overall lap record for production cars around the Nurburgring Nordschleife. Recording a time of 6 minutes, 43.616 seconds around the 20.6km layout of the iconic German circuit, the GT Black Series beats the 6-minute 44.97-second time set by the previous record-holder, the Lamborghini Aventador SVJ, by 1.354 seconds.
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Alex Misoyannis
2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport unveiled with 221kW
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14th Oct 2020
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2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport unveiled with 221kW

The 2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport has been announced, delivering a significant power increase over the standard version. Taking the baton from the previous 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR – a model still available in Australia – the Clubsport is designed to be a more pointed iteration of the iconic Golf GTI, offering increased handling characteristics to match the extra performance.
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Ben Zachariah
Nurburgring Nordschleife gets the Monopoly treatment
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15th Dec 2019
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Nurburgring Nordschleife gets the Monopoly treatment

Ever wanted to own the Nurburgring Nordschleife? Now you can, and it won’t cost the €77 million ($124.6 million) when it last changed hands in 2014. Instead, for around €45 ($70) you can now play capitalist race-track owner with the Nurburgring edition of Monopoly. An official product of the Nurburgring, this edition allows you to buy famous sections and corners of the Nordschleife, such as Flugplatz, Metzgesfeld, and Galgenkoff.
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Rob Margeit
Jaguar reveals I-Pace Race eTaxi for the Nürburgring
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19th Oct 2019
2 min read

Jaguar reveals I-Pace Race eTaxi for the Nürburgring

Jaguar has added a new vehicle to its Nurburgring Race Taxi fleet, in the form of its all-electric I-Pace crossover. It's the first time a manufacturer has offered an electric vehicle to cart patrons around Germany's iconic race circuit, not that its zero-emissions credentials mean it'll be slow around a track. Jaguar is confident the I-Pace's 400PS (294kW)/696Nm dual-motor electric drive system "will be able to cope with any conditions the circuit known as the ‘Green Hell’ has to offer".
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James Wong