A lap around the Nurburgring circuit is the stuff wet dreams are made of. Yes, we know we (and most of you) are not visiting the Mecca of speed anytime soon, but it’s always good to stay updated about things that you would do in the very first chance you get. Our speed freak friends, then, should be aware that a lap around the ‘Ring is going to cost you dearer from the 2011 season. The prices are up from $29 (€22) to $32 (€24) for a single lap around the 25.38km long track with 170 corners.
For the uninitiated, the Nurburgring Nordschleife is one of the most revered racetracks in the world where top sports car makers test there fastest steeds. Lapping the ‘Ring in the fastest time is universally (unofficially) considered to be the biggest prrof of your car’s handling and dynamic prowess.
The track can be used on days when it is not pre-booked by car makers for vehicle testing. For those who love speed, but cannot drive fast, there is also a facility of a ring Taxi that would ferry you around at blazing speed around the circuit.
If one lap is not enough for you, you can opt for four laps for a fee of $119 (€89). For the money also get a meal ticket for the on-site restaurant and a free entry to the Ring Werk Museum. For even more greedy souls a 15 lap package costs $415 and a 25 lap ticket would cost $629. For those who never tire circling around the racetrack, a season pass costs $1800.