DHL Van and Helicopter End Up Lapping the Nurburgring

When was the last time you heard about hell not allowing somebody to pass its gates? Obviously, any mortal is more than welcome to take the eternal punishment and this rule also seems to apply to the Green Hell.
DHL Van and Helicopter on the Nurburgring 1 photo
The Nurburgring definitely has an appetite for anything that moves and today we’re here to show you some of the strangest things to have lapped the Nordschleife this year. Ever since this portal to motoring ecstasy was opened back in 1927, any road-legal machine is allowed to stretch its mechanical legs during the Touristenfahrten or public days.

The video below, which comes from the aptly-named Auto Addiction Nürburgring Videos Youtube channel, brings us plenty of unconventional tire shredding. Before you move on to watch the clip, we want to list a few things we’ve learned from this piece of footage.

  • You should know that helicopter flights of the ring are not all that unusual. Some people simply like to get a bird’s eye view of the track.

  • On many occasions, van drivers lapping the ‘Ring do a better job that many car drivers.

  • DHL doesn’t need drones to complete those deliveries, properly trained drivers seem to be enough.

  • When BMW drivers brake to allow your JDM machine to drift up to delicious slip angles, you know you’re doing it right.

  • While such punishment does seem appealing, you have to keep in mind that such distractions will easily decimate your desired lap time.
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