Behind the scenes of Nordschleife driver coaching

Behind the scenes of Nordschleife driver coaching

The Nurburgring Nordschleife is considered to be the ultimate driving circuit by driving enthusiasts the world over. RSRNurburg instructor Luis Ramirez is the man tasked with reigning in their enthusiasm

In the last issue of Autosport Performance, we sent trackday regular Jason Hardy to experience the Nurburgring Nordschleife in a tourist driving session with performance rental and driver instruction expert RSRNurburg. But since circuit rules stipulate that drivers may only be accompanied by an instructor for a single lap during tourist sessions, RSR instructor Luis Ramirez sets to work long before he gets out on track.

The driving challenge posed by the Nurburgring is the stuff of legend. Celebrating its 90th anniversary this year, the former German Grand Prix venue has earned a feted reputation among petrolheads as one of the most dangerous circuits still in existence, largely unchanged over the years despite numerous high-profile accidents - the most famous almost costing Niki Lauda his life in 1976.

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