Manufacturers also lend support to private entities or media outlets.Some lap times are even claimed to have been done during tourist driving sessions. Additionally, there are two speed limits (one in Breidscheid, and one on "Döttinger Höhe") on tourist days.
Manufacturers, especially those of supercars, conduct their own timing runs and publish these for varying purposes.
Two months later, Nissan claimed, which was also widely reported in the media, a ring record for its Nissan GT-R Nismo as "world's fastest volume production car".
Engineers later confessed that the car had been "specifically tuned for the Nurburgring" with significant changes from the standard car.
During tourist driving sessions, the full main straight cannot be driven at speed due to the exit/entrance.
These laps are usually timed "bridge to gantry", which is only 19.1 km (11.9 mi).