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Posted: 18 Nov 2013
9. A BUNCH OF GERMAN DRIVERS MAY HAVE SAVED THE NURBURGRING
Germany’s Nurburgring has been in financial peril for years, with the state government putting the iconic track up for sale earlier this year.
New reports in the German media this week suggest the ADAC – the country's biggest automobile club, and one of the largest in the world – could be the new owners of James May’s most hated circuit.
The club, it is reported, has submitted an offer to purchase the Nurburgring, an offer expected to cover both the Nordschleife and Grand Prix track but not the much-maligned amusement arcade.
Which is Good News, we think. Here’s hoping the ADAC will allow the Ring to dole out punishment like this for many years to come…