Category: 2014

Virtual 360° tour across the Nürburgring

Experience the most legendary race track in the world virtually! The 2014 motorsport season has passed – professional racing drivers and tourist drivers alike experienced the indescribable feeling of driving across the legendary tarmac of the Nürburgring. Now you can experience this online, and from the comfort of your own home you can start your virtual adventure at the most traditional race course in the world. At Hans-Joachim “Strietzel” welcomes you to your personal 360° tour of the Nürburgring.

Interactive and geo-referenced 360° videos allow visitors to race across the Formula 1 Grand Prix track and the 20.832 km Nordschleife online, take a lap of the ring°kartbahn or marvel at the historic winning cars at the ring°werk. This is made possible by a film technology that links recorded panoramic pictures with exact GPS coordinates every 17 centimetres and then puts them together to create a complete video route. This way, Nürburgring fans can enjoy the 360° view while the video is running and navigate to any point of the route. You will encounter interactive hotspots during your Nürburgring tour of exploration that take you to exiting spots along the legendary tarmac.

From the Brünnchen to the VIP Lounge – a 360° perspective of the Nürburgring
In addition to the 360° tour across the two race tracks the new online tool also provides you with a 360° view of the pit lane, the Grand Prix paddock, the historic paddock, the ring°werk, the ring°kartbahn, the paddock shop, the ring°boulevard and much more. The views from the grandstands were shot in 360° format allowing your to select your favourite view of the track and find your perfect seat for the next race. Impressive panoramic images of the spectator seats around the Nordschleife, the VIP Lounges and the event locations as well as informative videos will give you a taste of the live atmosphere at the Nürburgring from the comfort of your own home.

Exciting additional features for the perfect 360° experience
The detailed search feature makes it easy for you to find your favourite spot at the Ring – the menu shows you what else there is to experience at the Nürburgring. From each point of the tour you can share your 360° experience and send an interactive invitation to your friends. With the aerial map you can find your bearings – and MySpot will adopt your exact line of sight. The zoom function takes you even closer and gives you the overview you want. The virtual gas pedal allows you to choose your own speed and step on the gas yourself on the hot tarmac.

Here you can start your virtual expedition to the Nürburgring: