The Nürburgring, located in Western Germany, is one of the most famous, historical racetracks in the world—not least of all because anyone with a license and a road-legal car can try it out for themselves. The Nordschleife (North Loop) section is notoriously long and treacherous: 12.9 miles, 73 turns (40 right and 33 left), a maximum grade of 17 percent—and nearly 1,000 feet of elevation changes, with the track’s lowest point sitting 1,040 feet above sea level and its highest point at 2,021 feet. It’s been reproduced in several racing simulations, and driving it is considered one of the ultimate road trips for car fanatics… read more >
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