Endurance racing has two big 24h events in Europe, Le Mans of course and then the one raced at the ultimate racing track – Nürburgring 24h Race. This race has 200 cars driving combined GP and Nordschleife track and trying to stay alive for full 24 hours. We visited this event this year the first time and here is our story.
The GT3 Class there will be amazing with FIA GT3 spec Porsches, Lamborghinis and Ferraris fighting for the 2009 Championship title. A Fast Ford GT and a Viper should also be in the heat of the battle! Read the rest of this entry »
It’s 22:35 and I’m cruising in the center of Munich on a Sunday night. Roof down, smelling the summer wind which is quite strong tonight, I happen to drive past the extraordinary BMW Welt. Read the rest of this entry »
Sun kept shining, but it was freezing in the season opening track day at Alastaro Circuit. Nevertheless great fun!
We had very friendly yet professional Henri Karjalainen do some coaching and fast laps with us. 22-year old Henri drives in the 2009 FIA Formula Two Championship, the second highest class just below F1!
Even though it was the first event after long winter, people were faster than earlier, perhaps new surface on some parts of the track helped. Many guys drove under 1.27 minute laps, when measured with a proper 5Hz GPS + RaceChrono, which is nowadays our favorite laptimer no matter where we are.
Hope to see you again in the upcoming events!
Sharp pics by our photo team (Joonas, Mikko, Niko) can be found from the gallery.
We have put our new car news site up for public beta, so go and check it out. Site gathers all the major news sites feeds into one easy to follow page. Many new features are already in development, but we decided to let it our already in this early phase, in true Web 2.0 spirit. Site includes language versions with local feeds, so if you notice that your favorite localized feed is not showing give us feedback and well add it there.
Updated: beta 2.0 online, and now includes images from the RSS feeds. Also localized version were removed for now.
In the beginning of August we headed to Estonia from Finland. This was a small vacation for us so track driving and sunny beaches were in our minds. Read the rest of this entry »