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Old 09-05-2008, 02:58 PM   #1
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Has anybody riden on it? I've tried looking up info on how to go about it...Anyone know? It's one of the many tracks on my list that I must ride.
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Old 09-05-2008, 03:04 PM   #2
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the big track or the short track? don't know of anyone who has ridden it. it would be bad tho.

i would assume you might be able to check out some of the car club forums in that area and catch some contact info?
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The site doesn't list any motorcycle specific days, but it's my understanding that you wait in line, pay your money and run (big track). This hasn't been confirmed yet though...
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i thought with that you just pay to ride no matter who is on the track riding at a time. though i will say it seems the car manuf can rent the place out to test there models.
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The site doesn't list any motorcycle specific days, but it's my understanding that you wait in line, pay your money and run (big track). This hasn't been confirmed yet though...
sounds fair enough to me! how much does it cost to get there, what are you going to do about a ride for the track? this could add up real high, real quick. i'd love to do it anyway tho.
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Old 09-05-2008, 03:24 PM   #6
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Sport Rider magazine did an article on a Nurburgring based riding school earlier this year. If you can find that article, there should be some good information found therein.
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Old 09-05-2008, 03:25 PM   #7
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watching TOP GEAR, and that german chic, she was passing sportbikes w/ a utility van, which leads me to believe.

you show up
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everybody on the track at teh same time.
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there's a few different ways you can ride on it. they have open track days most of the week where you go pay 50 EUROS or so and take a lap. the start/finish is right in the middle of the long straight along the "back" of the track so you don't actually get to go down it full speed because you're either entering the track there, or pulling off. you can only do one lap at a time.

if you want to do continuous laps there are a couple ways to do it. either rent out the track 2000EUROS+ per HOUR, or attend one the Nurburging track schools.
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Old 09-06-2008, 03:00 AM   #9
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Jerran,
I have the full Ring for Race 07 in my car simulator at the house. It's very, very long. If you decide to go, you might want to get a copy and run a few laps first.

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Old 09-06-2008, 09:15 AM   #10
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Sport Rider magazine did an article on a Nurburgring based riding school earlier this year. If you can find that article, there should be some good information found therein.
+1 Looks like it would be a lot of fun!!!!
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Here is the Sport Rider article.

http://www.sportrider.com/features/1...ife/index.html
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Has anybody riden on it? I've tried looking up info on how to go about it...Anyone know? It's one of the many tracks on my list that I must ride.
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The site doesn't list any motorcycle specific days, but it's my understanding that you wait in line, pay your money and run (big track). This hasn't been confirmed yet though...
You get your ticket wait in line 'til you get to the barrier, punch it in and go. Be careful though. Everybody can go there and drive/ride/cruise on the track. And I literally mean EVERYBODY with every skill level. So there are lots of idiots out there. Basically it's every weekend that somebody dies at the track so be careful. It's called the green (Die gruene Hoelle) for a reason. I used to live just an hour away .

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watching TOP GEAR, and that german chic, she was passing sportbikes w/ a utility van,
That chick is dead sexy-just over 10 minutes in a freaking van!!! She was really hot when she was with those slow porsches in her way
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Has anybody riden on it? I've tried looking up info on how to go about it...Anyone know? It's one of the many tracks on my list that I must ride.
I've done both many times...

I prefer the shorter one - the long one is sorta WILD!



























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I was told by some motorcycle friends in Germany that doing it with a school is the best way to go. Otherwise you pay a load of money and are out there with anyone.

The more challenging question is, what bike will you ride there? I haven't found anyone yet that will rent out a sportbike for the track. However, I found a source that lets you keep your own bike for a couple of hundred Euros a year, so you can ship your bike over there if you like and keep it there whenever you want to ride. You will just need insurance for the street.

Also, if you go on the track there, make sure you have travel health insurance or are somehow covered.
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