PROLOGUE When I was in second grade, my classmates and I “wrote” books about ourselves. I use the term loosely because really we just filled out forms for each page. One of my pages was, “I want to go to Asia because I have never been there .” That way of thinking is at the […]
Often named The Green Hell, the famous Nürburgring is quite the opposite of a hell to me. As an enthusiast for pretty much anything with an internal combustion engine, this long stretch of asphalt leading through the Eifel region in Germany is what I consider heaven on earth. Especially the part they call the Nordschleife, […]
Back in July, Max visited Ensch in Germany, where the WRC teams were testing for the upcoming rally. Guys like Sébastien Ogier, Thierry Neuville, Jari-Matti Latvala and the rest were working out the kinks in their Huyndais and Volkswagens against the scenic background of Rhineland vineyards. Have a look.
Ninety years ago some clever men decided that the rural area of the Eifel needed a race track so the local races would no longer need to be held on public roads in the dangerous Eifel Mountains. The 28.265 km long race track around the town of Nürburg quickly became Germany’s most famous racetrack.