Tag Archives: Track

Mercedes SLS AMG Runs the ‘Ring


2010 Mercedes Benz SLS AMG

A car that has been largely shrouded in secrecy has just been put to the test on the Nurburgring. The SLS AMG is the next generation of the SLR, featuring aggressive styling cues, gull wing doors, and a brute of an engine. Listen to it roar as it roams the ‘Ring for the full 13 miles. Keep in mind this isn’t the “official” time, this was a preview day. The final production car with a more experienced ‘Ring driver and no co-pilot should yield much faster results.

Pagani Zonda R Runs the Monza Track, Sounds Even Better than it Looks!


Pagani Zonda R at the Monza Race Track

The Zonda R is Pagani’s new hot racer. It’s really a track car, so it should be expected that this thing has functional styling and a mean motor, but I never would have thought that it sounded as goooood as this.  The track that the Zonda is running on, the Autodromo Nazionale Monza, is located near Monza, Italy, just north of Milan. Make sure you’re in a place where you can listen to this video at some decent volume, you won’t be disappointed.  :)

Nissan GT-R Demo’s Traqmate, Pulls Some Serious G’s


Anyone who doubted the GT-R’s supremacy on the track can take a look at this video.  It was taken on December 29, 2009 during the GT-R track day at Buttonwillow Raceway.  GT-R owner and driver Gary Sheehan takes his Datsun around the raceway hiting up to 1.3 G’s in the turn’s, with a sustained 1.1 G on the back hairpin.  He’s using Traqmate, a track  analysis tool that lets you record your laps with all the metrics that make a real gearhead drool.  Enjoy this video as Gary burns some rubber in a blisteringly fast lap.