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Track Summary

This is likely the most famous race track in the world. The full ring is probably one of the most dangerous race tracks in the world. There is now also a modern circuit which is where the Formula 1 races are staged.

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Typical Lap Times

Radical SR8 6:55
Porsche 996 GT2 modified 7:16
Carrera GT (Rohl) 7:28
Carrera GT (Sport Auto) 7:32
Pagani Zonda F (Sport Auto) 7:33
Koenigsegg CCR (Sport Auto) 7:34
Mclaren Mercedes SLR (Autobild) 7:40
Porsche 997 Turbo (Motortrend) 7:40
Ford GT (Octane magazine) 7:42
C6 Corvette Z06 7:43
Lamborghini Murcielago (Autocar) 7:43.5
Pagani Zonda S (Sport Auto) 7:44
Porsche 996 GT2 (Sport Auto) 7:46
Porsche 997 GT3 7:46
Porsche 996 GT3RS (Sport Auto) 7:47
Audi RS4 V8(Sport Auto) 7:49
BMW E46 M3 CSL (Sport Auto) 7:50
Ford GT (Sport Auto) 7:52
Lamborghini Gallardo (Sport Auto) 7:52
Ferrari F430 (Sport Auto) 7:55
Porsche 996GT3 (Rohl) 7:56
Porsche 996 Turbo (Sport Auto) 7:56
Audi RS4 V8 (Frank Stippler) 7:58
Porsche 997S (Rohl) 7:59
Aston Martin V8 Vantage (Sport Auto) 8:03
Lamborghini Diablo GT (Sport Auto) 8:04
Porsche 997 Carrera S (Sport Auto) 8:05
Ferrari 550 Maranello (Sport Auto) 8:07
Audi RS4 (Sport Auto) 8:09
BMW M6 (Sport Auto) 8:09
Honda NSX-R (Sport Auto) 8:09
Ferrari 360 Modena (Sport Auto) 8:09
Lamborghini Diablo SV (Sport Auto) 8:09
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX 8:10
Chrysler Viper GTS (Sport Auto) 8:10
Mercedes-Benz SL55 AMG (Sport Auto) 8:12
BMW M5 E60 (Sport Auto) 8:13
Lotus Esprit Sport350 (Sport AUto) 8:13
Dodge Viper SRT-10 (Sport Auto) 8:13
Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG (Sport Auto) 8:14
Porsche 996 (Rohl) 8:14
Chevrolet Corvette C6 (Sport Auto) 8:15
Aston Martin DB9 (Sport Auto) 8:16
Aston Martin V12 Vanquish (Sport Auto) 8:17
Porsche 996 Carrera (Sport Auto) 8:17
Chevrolet Corvette Z05 (Sport Auto) 8:18
Ferrari F355 F1 (Sport Auto) 8:18
Audi RS6 (Sport Auto) 8:20
BMW M3 E46 (Sport Auto) 8:22
Mercedes-Benz C55 AMG (Sport Auto) 8:22
Aston Martin DB7 GT (Sport Auto) 8:23
Porsche 996 Carrera 4 (Sport Auto) 8:23
Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG (Sport Auto) 8:23
Subar Impreza WRX STI (Sport Auto) 8:24
Audi RS4 2.7 V6 (Sport Auto) 8:25
Jaguar XKR (Sport Auto) 8:25
Porsche Cayman S (Sport Auto) 8:25
BMW 335i Coupe (Sport Auto) 8:26
Nissan 350Z (Sport Auto) 8:26
BMW M5 E49 (Sport Auto) 8:28
Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG (Sport Auto) 8:29
Audi S4 4.2 Avant (Sport Auto) 8:29
Honda S2000 (Sport Auto) 8:39
Volkswagen Golf GTI (Sport Auto) 8:52
Ford Transit Diesel (Schmidt) 10:08
Spec Miata ?:??
Dodge Viper ?:??
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Track Map

Full ring


Gran prix circuit



General guidance to the Ring

A 7 min 32 second motorcycle lap around the Nurburgring

Sabine Schmidt driving a Ford Transit around the ring in 10:08, awesome

Videos courtesy of the Ringbunny

Chris Harris testing the Nissan GTR and Porsche GT2. Compare this with the written, 6-pages long, article he than published about it.

More videos on the web

Videos at YouTube Videos at Google

Interesting web sites

This is Keith Maddocks ring site, very cool

Track Notes

English Ring guide

English Ring Driving Guide

German Ring Driving Guide