German Race Track Identified as Most Dangerous in the World
When we trust our bodies and cars into the competition, safety is an incredibly ...
When we trust our bodies and cars into the competition, safety is an incredibly important aspect to keep an eye on. Fortunately, safety equipment has come a really long way in recent years. We have seen plenty of accidents survived lately that would’ve almost been at least serious injury in previous generations. However, no matter how good safety equipment, it’s not going to change the fact that some tracks end up being more dangerous than others.
As it turns out, one of the most dangerous race tracks in the world is also among the most popular. When it comes to proving what you’re worth, the Nürburgring is most certainly the place to do it. Everyone from amateurs to the most seasoned drivers takes on the landscape to prove their skills. They even say that once manufacturers take on the ring, their goals will shift. After touching tire to ring, many have become obsessed with speed at any and all cost. Saying that a manufacturer is on the top of the list of Nürburgring competitors is about the highest level of bragging rights possible. In this world, the promise of sales makes the goal even more appealing.
While it’s definitely a well-respected track, it also dishes out more than its fair share of adversity to drivers. It’s even gained nicknames like “The Green Hell” that allude to how difficult the track can truly be. So, what is it that makes this track so dangerous?
In the video below, we learn a little bit about the ins and outs of what has been called one of the most diverse tracks in the world. Its appeal is almost as heightened as the challenge that any driver brave enough to tackle the track will take on. One thing that’s for sure is that when insane speeds and aggressive cornering combine in one, it makes for a heck of a show. This is what makes the Nürburgring one of the best in the world.