Extreme Nurburgring Crashes Are an Expensive Driving Lesson Offered for Free

We may never be able to escape our early teachers, but the ones that come later in life can also be extremely helpful, with one of the best examples of this coming from the Nurburgring.
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The last few years have seen a serious increase in the number of spotters who hunt Nordschleife action, whether we're talking about really cool moves or accidents.

As a result, we are always kept up to date with the latest pieces of footage from the 'Ring. Today's lesson? A crash recap that has one main thing to teach us.

The compilation below shows us ten of the most educative crashes that have taken place on the Nurburgring over the course of the last three years.

Many of these have happened earlier this year, so you might recall them, but we also get some memorable accidents that date back to 2012.

First of all, we have to mention the clip is loaded with ka bang action coming from the Touristenfahrten (the tourist days). Sure, every petrol head out there dreams about lapping the Nordschleife one day, but you have to keep in mind the risks that appear during these public days are double.

In case you're not the kind who has coffee at the 'Ring every morning, the time you need to get acquainted (re-acquainted) to the layout of the 'Ring is the obvious threat. Nevertheless, another problem comes from the fact that a high number of drivers who are in a similar conditions are released onto the track at the same time.

Drivers with serious experience are present in this compilation too

Don't make the mistake of imagining only rookies end up burning their machines in the fire of the Green Hell. Drivers with thousands of lap in their pockets sometimes fall prey to the combination between the aggressive corners, rear-wheel drive and perhaps a wet track.

We'll remind you the Nurburgring is currently in the midst of a process that sees the track layout being changed. As a result of VLN racing crash where a Nissan GT-R killed a spectator earlier this year, the Russian billionaire who owns the Nurburgring has come to this conclusion.

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