Athletics and Recreation

Nürburgring RECORD – Kawasaki Ninja ZX10R TOP SPEED at the Nurburgring

It’s a little rarer to get to see a motorcycle take on the torturous course. Bridgestone test rider Tim Ršthig recently mounted a Kawasaki ZX-10R, strapped on a Gyrocam and proceeded to wring the life out of a pair of Battlax tires.
Watching Ršthig coerce the big liter bike through one of the most challenging road courses on the planet is a hair-raising experience, even from the comfort of our keyboards. While his 7:50-second time falls well short of the current 7:14 record for production cars, the knowledge that even the smallest of mistakes could have introduced both bike and rider to the unforgiving guard rail in a hurry certainly earns Ršthig a spot in the pantheon of impressive NŸrburgring videos. Hit the jump to check it out.

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