One (Green) Hell of a Trip
The Nurburgring Nordschleife. 20km (14 miles) long. 73 corners.
The most dangerous race track in the world. The scene of Niki Laudaís near
terminal accident in 1976. The track is actually classified as a one-way public
road. You just turn up, pay 14 euros, drive through the barriers and take your
chances with Porsches, Ferraris, superbikes, family hatchbacks and even tourist
coaches. There is no instruction, no separation of traffic into groups, no
marshals, no ambulance and no run-off on most corners before you hit the
unforgiving Armco barriers. (Read more)
Racing with 1791BHP
Drag Racing. Itís boring. Itís easy. Anybody can drive in a straight
line. You might as well just put the cars on a rolling road instead. All
pearls of wisdom from those who have never been to the drag strip. Well,
contrary to popular opinion, drag racing is not easy, it is not boring, and
power is not everything Ė technique, traction and gearing all come into play.