Sit Back and Have a Laugh at Other People's Misfortune in This 'Ring Clip

"If you're going to make a fool of yourself, at least do it on the 'Ring," I always say. In fact, whatever you plan on doing, it's probably better if the famous Nurburgring track is involved somehow.
Plymouth on Nurburgring 1 photo
Photo: Screenshot from YouTube
If you ever plan on making a bucket list for yourself, it should start and end with driving on the Green Hell. Having miles after miles of track in front of you isn't something easy to come by, and the fact that the circuit is open to anybody during the Touristenfahrten days makes it a rather easy entry to check on your list.

All you need to do is travel to Germany, rent a car and go driving. It doesn't even have to be a fast car. Vans are constantly being spotted on the 'Ring, even though it does make sense since everybody knows that white van drivers are in fact retired Formula One pilots. The idea is that it's better to have a car that you'll drive to the limit, than to have a very powerful one that won't even get the chance to stretch its legs due to the track being too crowded.

Take the first car that shows up in this video as an example. It's probably the first American muscle car we've seen on the Nordschleife and doesn't it look lost? If you know the directions to the nearest McDonald's restaurant, be a good sport and give them to this guy. That's a damn beautiful car, though.

The following actors are more of your usual 'Ring suspects: not very expensive cars with more powerful than average engines and drivers who think they're better than they really are. And God bless them for that, because if they were all driving within the limits of their skills, we wouldn't have this clip to enjoy right now. Besides, that's what you do when you're on your way to your in-laws; on the 'Ring, you give it all, and then some.

The title of "Best entrance" has to go to the silver BMW 3 Series, which comes into the scene interpreting a very elaborate ballet routine. The following red Honda Civic Type-R tries to imitate it, but is not as successful. Still, full marks for sitting in a car parked in a bend, across a circuit filled with amateur drivers and not panicking. Meanwhile, Lisa R. and Max R. can get a perfect view of their names written on the asphalt.

If you liked the article, please follow us:  Google News icon Google News Youtube Instagram X (Twitter)
About the author: Vlad Mitrache
Vlad Mitrache profile photo

"Boy meets car, boy loves car, boy gets journalism degree and starts job writing and editing at a car magazine" - 5/5. (Vlad Mitrache if he was a movie)
Full profile


Would you like AUTOEVOLUTION to send you notifications?

You will only receive our top stories