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Anybody Done A Nurburgring Driving Course?

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My wife is giving me a trip to a driving course at the Nurburgring for my birthday. Has anybody done a course there? If you have taken one what do you recommend?

 

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you don't need a course.  There are a couple of car rental places and you can have one of their instructors show you the line for how many laps you want then you can go yourself.

 

There is a thread on here somewhere.  Elfcruiser linked me to the one that he used and I did the same.  It was awesome fun!


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Thanks for the info, I wanted to do a course to get the racing license. Do you not think it is worth it? Can you rent a GTR there?


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I’ve driven there several times with RSRNurburg! Ask for Ron!
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Thanks for the info, I wanted to do a course to get the racing license. Do you not think it is worth it? Can you rent a GTR there?

 

 

yep like doug mentioned RSR rents a GTR....I honestly had a blast in the Suzuki Swift I rented


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Falcon, are you referring to the GP track, or the Nordschleife?
What’s your previous track experience?

Unless you plan on professional racing in Europe, then getting a racing license is a waste of time. All you need to enjoy the Nordshleife is a well-prepped rental car from one of the places like rsr or rent4ring. Normal rental cars are not allowed on the Nordshleife, so you must use the specialty rentals instead. They will have brake upgrades and good tires, suspension, etc so it’s really a better way to go.

Any other questions, just ask!
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I'll be doing the RSR for a few laps with their GTR during my honeymoon in September.


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I want to drive the north ring and take a road racing course, I have no track experience but I would like to start taking my car to track days.


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I've ran thousands of laps on Forza if that counts LOL

 

Enjoy brother! Definitely a bucket list item.


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I got it booked in the GTR with RSR, looking forward to some fun. Thanks for all of the advice.


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Thanks for the advice, RSR was excellent, I had a great time. It was a very hard track with the blind turns and elevation changes, a lot of cars and motorcycles going very fast and a few wrecks. I definitely learned a lot about what the GTR is capable of and things I need to work on.
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Thanks for the advice, RSR was excellent, I had a great time. It was a very hard track with the blind turns and elevation changes, a lot of cars and motorcycles going very fast and a few wrecks. I definitely learned a lot about what the GTR is capable of and things I need to work on.

 

makes you want to go back already doesn't it!  

 

also makes you realized what kind of crazy people go out on that track and why there is a youtube channel just for the wrecks!


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makes you want to go back already doesn't it!  
 
also makes you realized what kind of crazy people go out on that track and why there is a youtube channel just for the wrecks!


I would definitely do it again. I decided to take it easy when I signed all of the paperwork for what I owed them if I wrecked the car or caused any other accidents. Having the motorcycles on there was the craziest part, they were going really fast and very hard to see. Tough track, I think the locals who know it well have the best time on there.

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I would definitely do it again. I decided to take it easy when I signed all of the paperwork for what I owed them if I wrecked the car or caused any other accidents. Having the motorcycles on there was the craziest part, they were going really fast and very hard to see. Tough track, I think the locals who know it well have the best time on there.

 

I watched a track day with a motorcycle session.  It was nuts to see the motorcycles go around WITH A PASSENGER ON THE BACK! LOL nuts!

the lawyers are definitely different Europe.

 

I did like the rent4ring car I used as it was a cheap ride and good handling.  Didnt feel as nervous if I wrecked that.


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+1 rent4ring. I used them back in 2006 and they were great. Such a fun track!

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