Volkswagen Motorsport has released footage of the ID R – the OEM’s all-electric racer – completing a record-breaking lap of the Nürburgring. The ID R already holds the fastest time for the iconic Pikes Peak climb, and the VW car, driven by Romain Dumas, has now beaten the time previously set by the Nio EP9.
Matt joined UKi Media & Events in 2014 after seven years of living and working in Dubai. He has been a journalist for over a decade and has worked for a wide range of publications, including Rolling Stone, Time Out, iQ and Loaded. After starting out on the automotive team as deputy editor of Engine Technology International, Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology International and Transmissions Technology International, he has been an editor since 2015, and began editing Tire Technology International in 2018. In 2020, he was appointed editor-in-chief of Tire, Professional Motorsport World, Electric & Hybrid Marine Technology International and Crash test Technology International.