Car Rental Companies Overview


TrackandTuner.com has been at the Nurburgring Nordschleife for the last 10 years. While driving on the Nordschleife with your own car is one of the best things in the world, it isn't without risk.

You need to make sure you can cover all the risks, like the damage to the track, the closing hours, other cars which might be damaged due to your car etc.

If you don't want to take your own car on the Nurburgring Nordschleife, their are plenty of Car rentals at the Nordschleife.

 

We have set tested quite a few of them which are listed as TrackandTuner approved.

 

With a massive increase in rental companies over the last years, we have set out to collect them all and compare options, cars and prices. 

Down below you will find an overview of all the car rentals in the area.

 

Please note that you always have to check the insurance excess. All rental cars are insured, but if you crash you pay the excess layer. These could be as high as EUR 1.000 - EUR 10.000 depending on the car you rent. Some offer a buy back option reducing this, others have great older cars with lower excess options. 

Always read the small notes in the contract. 

 

If you have any comments, reviews or companies you want to add, please contact us. 

 

If you have experience with one of the below car rental companies, please let us know your review, so we can separate the good from the bad.


The Crown Rentals


iste https://thecrownrental.com/The Crown is our latest Partner at TrackandTuner.com.

 

The Crown is the most famous English pub in Adenau. They offer hotel rooms, apartments, great English food and have a great Pub.

 

They now have expanded to Car Rentals, Storage Space and Motorsport Services. 

Within Their Nürburgring facility, they now offer track prepared rental cars, Secure parking and Rent A Ramp service. Within their building, AReeve Performance offers an after care service for BMW, MINI and Renault. With access to up-rated parts readily available off the shelf.

 

*Please note that the prices are excluding lap tickets and fuel*

 

Great rentals, cheap options and TrackandTuner Approved!

 

Take a look on their website https://thecrownrental.com/ for all their services.



EVN Ring Rentals


EVN Ring Rentals has been at the Nordschleife since 2016/2017. We have met the owner Frank and having nothing but great things to say about there cars and service.

You can read our Review of our experience here

 

EVN Ring Rentals goal is to create an unforgettable experience for you. They have some great cars for every budget.

From the great and cheap Seat Cupra cars, to a BMW M3 e92 with the special "Team Schirmer" package.

 

The cars are all almost new and very well maintained. 

 

I highly recommend taking their safety course, so you are aware of the dangerous of the Nordschleife.

 

*All prices are including Fuel and Lap tickets* 

 

Real Passion, Top service and great cars, TrackandTuner Approved!



Ringfreaks


Ringfreaks, located in Kelberg, just 8 km from the Nordschleife has been a frequent guest on the Nurburgring Nordschleife.

 

While they don't have a big variety in cars, they are great fun and in great demand, seeing them almost every TF session.

 

Originally they started out circuit racing and drifting back in 2010. 

 

In 2016 they started racing at the Nurburgring Nordschleife. They won 4 1st places out 5 races in different classes. They felt in love with the Nurburgring and  opened their race shop and became Ringfreaks.

 

You now can simply rent a fully spec’d racing car to enjoy few laps on the Nürburgring track, or have it for a day on track day with their full technical support. You can also join and race with our team on RCN or VLN racing series.

 

They offer race ready cars like the:

BMW e36 325i, Renault Clio RS, BMW e90 325i, BMW e90 330i and the Golf GTI.

 

*Please note that the prices are excluding lap tickets and fuel. They do include a HD onboard video*



Rent4Ring


Rent4Ring has been a well established rental company at the Nurburgring Nordschleife.

Famous for their well prepared racing Suzuki Swift models. But they now also offer a great BMW 125i.

 

All of their cars are well prepared with a motorsport approach in mind. 

 

No cheap „upgrade“ brake pads or random street tires at Rent4Ring. 

 

Real Racing Brake Pads by Endless, KW or Öhlins suspension, Michelin and Yokohama tires, full cages made in Germany by Wiechers, Recaro seats and Schroth 4-point harnesses.

 

They can also assist with recommendations for hotel bookings, airport pickups, dining, Nurburgring Nordschleife driving coaches and everything else you can think of.

 

*All prices are including Fuel and Lap tickets* 

 



RSR Nurburg


RSR Nurburg was one of the first Rental companies at the Nurburgring Nordschleife.

 

RSR stands for the owner Ron Simons Racing. 

 

Over the years, RSR has grown in size and now includes a team of over 20 staff and an international network of agents, as well as over 100 track prepared rental cars in every sports car segment.

 

They have the most and diverse fleet of cars. Ranging from entry level VW Up GTI all the way to a Porsche GT3RS. Their fleet is impressive. 

 

RSR has introduced and helped tens of thousands of people drive both at the Nürburgring Nordschleife and Spa-Francorchamps in safety.

 

Over the years they have become slightly less popular due to better customer experience at the competition. Their cars vary in quality but are in overall good condition.

 

*All prices can include Fuel and Lap tickets in the ALL-INCLUSIVE Price* 

 



RingTaxi


RingTaxi might be the most famous name on the Nordschleife. Back in 2010, Sabine Schmitz was driving the RingTaxi BMW M5 e60 as part of BMW. 

 

Nowadays RingTaxi is a private company specialised in Ring-Taxi drives on the Nurburgring Nordschleife.

 

However they also have a great fleet of cars, you can rent yourself.

 For example a new Turbo Swift Sport, VW Golf GTI Performance,  Renault Mégane RS, Porsche Cayman 718, BMW M4, Porsche GT3 or GT3 RS, Audi R8 V10 Plus, McLaren 540C, or the Porsche Turbo S. 

 

All of their rental cars are prepared for driving the Nürburgring Nordschleife, equipped with suspensions, roll bars, sport tires and sport seats. They are not as modified as other rental companies, but all cars are in great condition. 

The car we see the most is the Porsche Cayman 718. 

 

They offer two packages, basic or All including.

 

*All prices can include Fuel and Lap tickets in the ALL-INCLUSIVE Price*

 



Ring-Garage


Ring-Garage offer rental cars, Hotel rooms, Drivers training and Vehicle Storage in Kelberg. 

 

There livery is famous and in the past "Boosted Boris" a.k.a. Misha Charoudin worker here, before he went to APEX Nurburg. 

You can see the facility in many of his video's. 

 

They still are active in the VLN series, with multiple Porsches. 

 

There are most known for their livery and we have seen quit a lot of their cars on the Nordschleife.

You can rent a VW Sirocco, Toyota GT86, Megane RS and a Seat Cupra.  

 

Recently they acquired a Mini JCW GT which you can rent for 69 EUR per lap. This has not been added to their price list on their website yet. 

 

*Please note that the prices are excluding lap tickets and fuel*

 



N-Rent


N-Rent is one of the more secret but great options for renting a car at the Nordschleife. While they don't have such a big social media presence, they have a loyal customer circle and have been at the ring for a long time.

 

They offer:

- Tourist Driving

- Track Days

- Races during GLP/RCN/VLN Championship

- Taxi Laps

- Advanced Drive Courses

- Race Drive Instructions

- Car Storage

- Shuttle Services to and from various airports

- Hotel Accommodation

- Tuition and Coaching

- Corporate and Group events

 

Every TF, we see some of their cars, and they state that their cars have done over 30.000 laps.  They currently have 12 vehicles available like the BMW 330i, Polo GTI, Seat Leon Cupra racer, Clio RS racer, Ford Fiesta ST150, Alfa Romeo 156 V6 and several Suzuki Swift models.

 

While their fleet of cars is a lot older this offers more diversity and lower excess damage!

Almost all the cars, even the older and cheaper one’s, are with rollcage, bucket seats, racing belts, suspensions and brakes.

 

All the Renault Clio's have been completely rebuilt, the real racer, the Seat Leon, has 330 HP and it fully race spec.

 

 

They also offer the possibility to reduce the maximum excess to 1.000€ even for bigger cars and with barrier damages included.

*Please note that the prices are excluding lap tickets and fuel*



Jacos-Paddock


Jaco’s Paddock Motorsport is acknowledged for its experience in racing, as well as its friendly relationship with each other and the drivers. The team is based in Barweiler, right across the ARAL gas station.

 

Jaco’s Paddock was founded by the “Flying Dutchman” Jaco Velders and all have the Dutch Orange Livery. 

 

Jaco and his team offer a range of professional, fun, relaxed, affordable and complete “arrive and drive” packages. Their fleet of fully race-prepared BMWs are available to hire at Europe’s premier circuits; Nürburgring Nordschleife in Germany, Circuit Zolder and Spa Francorchamps in Belgium and Zandvoort in The Netherlands. 

 

While they are specialised in Trackdays, they also have rental cars for the TF session on the Norschleife. 

There Public day rental cars are: BMW 125i, 228i, e90 325i (RHD/LHD), 330i.

 

All cars a basically trackday cars for the road, full cage, suspension, brakes etc. 

 

*They only offer their cars for a full day or half day hire. Tickets and Fuel not included*



NEED for RING


Need for Ring has been a well established name on the Nordschleife. You can find cars and motorbikes rental, motorsport, accomodation and many other services.

Unique is that they also focus on motorbikes. 

 

They offer: 

- Organization and support in the Nürburgring race championships, like the RCN, VLN championships and the legendary 24 hours with our cars.

- Cars and motorbikes rentals for the Nürburgring Nordschleife, Nürburgring GP-circuit, Spa-Francorchamps

- Rooms and Apartments

- Complete technical equipment supply for motorcyclists

- Cars and motorbikes workshop

 

- Hand wash and professional car polishing

- Cars, motorbikes and Tyres Storage Service

 

And more. 

 

They offer car rentals like: Audi TT 2.0, Ford Focus, BMW 328i, 330i and more. Their Ford and Audi TT seem particularly popular. 

Also fluent in Italian. 

 

The cars are all a bit older than other rental companies, still offering a wide variety against reasonable prices and excess damage. 

 

*All prices can include Fuel and Lap tickets*



Ring-Speed Motorsport


Ring-Speed Motorsport has been founded in 2013 by Paolo Costantini following his background as race driver and engineer.

 

Their goal is to give everyone the possibility of experiencing a properly tuned car for the Nordschleife.

 

Ring-Speed offers a B&B and the following rental cars: Ford Fiesta ST150, Nissan 350Z, Audi TT 3.2 DSG, BMW 130i, BMW 330ci e46, BMW M3 e46. 

 

All cars have the standard modification, to make it suitable for the Nordschleife. 

 

*All prices include Fuel and Lap tickets*



Racer's Retreat


Racer's Retreat is a small company with a personal toucht in the middle of the Nurburging. They offer hotel rooms, but also some rental cars. 

 

RR Nürburg have their own line-up of young timer BMW touring cars available to rent through Racer’s Retreat. Built and designed using their specialised knowledge of the Nordschleife to create fun, safe and engaging cars for drivers to experience the ‘Ring. These offer an excellent platform either for safely exploring the Nordschleife for the first time, or for really developing your driving skill here and making the most of your "Green Hell" experience.

 

Their BMW 318is and 328i E36 cars are fully equipped to the highest standard with race-level safety equipment including roll cages, harnesses, bucket seats, and fire extinguishers with helmets also provided. 

 

*All prices include Fuel and Lap tickets*

 

We have been notified that Racer's Retreat is closed. 

 



Hotlap Nürburg


Hotlap Nürburg is for www.trackandtuner.com a relative unknown player in the rental car scene. 

 

They started in the 2014, coming over from Russia. 

 

They offer three cars: the BMW M3 e92 V8, a Renault Megane RS and a Mazda MX-5 Miata. The BMW M3 is pretty much a stock car fitted with racing pads, the other two have a roll cage fitted and bucket seat. 

 

*All prices include Fuel and Lap tickets*

 

We have been notified that HotLap Nurburg is closed. 



Apex Nurbürg


APEX Nurburg, took the Car rentals at the Nordschleife to another level. Together with a big team, they bought a big fleet of new cars, modified them for Nordschleife purposes and have been building their headquarters in the middle of Nurburg.

 

Most famous for their Exotic Taxi cars, they also also offer instructors, tours and Apartment rooms

 

We have hired a couple of APEX Cars and all are highly modded for the Nordschleife. All cars are new or well maintained. 

Read our experience here.

 

We would recommend the Seat Cupra 300 for the best bang for your buck.

 

*All prices are including Fuel and Lap tickets* 

 



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