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    Report: Nürburgring officially sold for 100M euros
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    The Nürburgring has been officially sold, and it wasn't to HIG Capital and its group of investors as we had previously expected. Instead, Düsseldorf-based Capricorn Development put in a last-minute bid to buy the track for 77 million euros (CAD$118.6 million), and it's promising to ...

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    Report: Nürburgring about to be bought by American-based investor group
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    Roughly 18 months after going bankrupt, being put up for sale (which prompted rumours that Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone would buy it), the Nürburgring is finally very close to having a new owner. While the final contracts reportedly aren't signed yet, German business magazine ...

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    Official: Chevy details how it helps the Camaro Z/28 fly [w/video]
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    If you're on a race track, there are three simple guidelines that will prevent you from having a very bad time. First, keep the car on the track. Next, keep the shiny side up. Finally, don't hit anything or anybody. If you follow these three rules, you might notice a commonality - keeping all ...

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    Video: All-out lap of 'Ring makes hero car out of diesel Citroen
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    Despite what Audi would have you believe, diesel-powered cars aren't generally the best track-day weapons. Similarly, Citroen's successful rally history does not mean all of its cars are tossable, gravel-spewing machines. That makes this maniacal, sub-10-minute lap of the Nürburgring in a ...

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    Report: Next Mazda MX-5 Miata headed for 2015 Chicago debut
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    Twenty-six years after it was introduced at the 1989 Chicago Auto Show, the much anticipated fourth generation Mazda MX-5 Miata will meet the press at the 2015 Chicago show. A piece in Autocar refines some of the details on the larger, lighter Miata that a Mazda insider has said will be "our ...

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    Report: Ford won't be releasing GT500 lap times for the 'Ring, or any other car
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    Trucks have towing capacity, EVs have driving range and performance cars have Nürburgring lap times. What do all three have in common? They should all be taken with a grain of salt. Currently, there is no sanctioned way to record lap times or verify production-spec cars – a lesson we ...

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    Report: Did Nissan send a ringer GT-R to run the 'Ring? [w/video]
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    It turns out that after toting a 7:08 time around the fearsome Nürburgring Nordschleife for the new Nismo-tuned GT-R, Nissan might not have been entirely honest about the car it was using. From what we've been hearing from a few different publications, the GT-R featured in the video isn't ...

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    Video: Watch this massive 8-minute long compilation of 2013 Nürburgring crashes
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    Planning a trip to the Nürburgring any time soon? This shocking crash video might make you, at the very least, reconsider taking a super-expensive car (or bike) to the legendary German track. Yes, this is an eight-minute video of just crashes. It's actually kind of hypnotizing to ...

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    Spy Shots: Next-gen Mazda MX-5 Miata mule spied 'Ring testing
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    Fans of simple, lightweight motoring, rejoice - we now have images of the next-generation Mazda MX-5 Miata undergoing testing at der Nürburgring Nordschleife. Now, to be fair, this isn't some lightly camouflaged example that will give us a great peak of what the next Miata, which will also ...

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    Video: Did the McLaren P1 lap the 'Ring in 6:47?
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    Yesterday McLaren released official performance stats for the new P1, including a blistering 2.8-second 0-100 km/h time, along with additional acceleration and braking figures. But that doesn't tell the whole story. No, what enthusiasts will really be waiting to see is how fast the new McLaren ...

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