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'Ring meisters: GT3 RS v 458 Italia

2013-06-06 09:45

BATTLE AT THE 'RING: Two 'Ring Meisters battle it out in Supercars on the Nurburgring Nordschleife.Image - YouTube

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Spectators at Germany's iconic Nurburgring witnessed a horrifying crash in June. Amazingly, the Honda Civic driver survived - yes, he had a crash cage. Watch the video!

Motoring personality and Queen of the Nurburging Sabine Schmitz pushes the limits of Porsche GT3 RS in her latest challenge at the iconic German race track.

Schmitz takes on the Ferrari 458 Italia of Ron Simons, CEO of Nurburgring Car Rental and tuition school RSRNurburg.

In a video uploaded to YouTube, you can watch as these two veterans of the Nurburging duel it out.

Watch the video!


RSRNurburg said: "These two, push the cars to the limit to see who comes out on top - German Precision or Italian Passion."

Even the tracking vehicle was of supercar pedigree - a Nissan GT-R Black edition.

RSRNurburg said: "We used a 2012 Nissan GT-R Black edition for the film car - more than enough pace to get the shots we needed! Might even have to be the next car for the next battle...

RSRNurburg is the original rental car company for the Nurburgring, operating for 15 years to date.


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