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ABOUT RSRSPA

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RSRSPA

The story of RSR (Ron Simons Racing) reads like an adventure out of passion for driving. Tired of soulless office work and congested city life, RSR Founder Ron Simons ‘escaped’ from the Netherlands and headed down south, driving towards full freedom.

Spa-Francorchamps, alongside the Nürburgring and Monza as the holy grail of historic Grand Prix Tracks was always a draw for Ron. The fact that most Formula One Drivers rate Spa as the best track, and Eau Rouge as the best corner in the world is only the beginning. Ron would visit in his student years driving up and down the new “short cut” section from the shortened circuit, avoiding traffic in both directions – since it was still a public road at the time.

For Ron, it was all about enjoying real driving with friends back then and it still is today. Over the years, RSR has grown in size and now includes a team of over 20 passionate staff and an international network of agents, as well as over 100 track prepared rental cars in every sports car segment.

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

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RSR PARTNERS

Akrapovic Exhausts – A pioneer in its field, Akrapovic is widely recognised as a highly innovative materials technology company. The brand is synonymous with the highest level of design, performance enhancement and the creation of an unmistakable deeply resonant exhaust sound.

BBS Wheels – BBS is the world’s most renowned light alloy wheel brand, a fact underlined by continuous awards from leading German and international automotive trade magazines. Careful control at every stage of manufacture, from forging or casting to surface finishing, guarantees the unimpeachable quality of BBS wheels. The aluminium alloy is also stress relieved during the manufacturing process, which is crucial to wheel strength. BBS only uses environmentally friendly coatings, and their finish easily meets the OE standards of premium car manufacturers.

DTE Systems – DTE Systems GmbH develops, produces and sells performance tuning for cars, trucks and tractors. With the chiptuning product PowerControl for cars, the engine performance is increased by 25 to 30% while with the PowerControl PDX for trucks lesser fuel consumption of about 12% can be achieved. A second DTE product line is the PedalBox: the gas pedal tuning for all passenger cars with an electronic accelerator. The PedalBox shortens the reaction time of throttle response and leads to a noticeable improvement in acceleration by approximately 10%.

KW Suspensions – KW Suspensions is one of the world’s leading suppliers of performance oriented suspension systems, with a wide range to accommodate nearly every vehicle platform, providing you the ideal product to take full potential of your sports car during track days, sports car driving clinics, and enthusiast drives on road and track.

Michelin Tyres – Michelin’s commitment to Motorsport results in extraordinary performance being delivered by its tires. Michelin form many technological partnerships with prestigious brands to develop tires and cars together, with a shared objective of performance and victory, whatever the discipline.

Nissan Germany / Nissan Belgium / Nissan Netherlands / Nissan Luxembourg – Nissan takes the most innovative thinking in the industry and combines it with performance, value, efficiency, safety, and style. The result: cars that thrill you, every time you get behind the wheel. “Innovation that excites.”

Piper Heidsieck Champagne – Piper-Heidsieck is a Champagne house founded by Florens-Louis Heidsieck on July 16, 1785 in Reims. Its champagnes are renowned for their structured fruity style, with a lot of elegance and finesse. Today Piper-Heidsieck produces, impeccably, five million bottles of champagne every year that are sold all over the globe, and are recognized for their distinctive gold and red/black label.

RECARO seating – The RECARO brand is a byword in sporting car seats. Incorporated in the products of Recaro Automotive Seating is the know-how from over 100 years of company history – plus more than 40 years of expertise and passion in motorsport. RECARO racing and sports seats for high-performance vehicles combine safety, design and comfort with innovation, craftsmanship and premium quality. That’s why professional racing drivers and their teams all over the world put their faith in RECARO – on the circuit, in off-road rally cars and in endurance racing.

WINMAX Brakes – Established in 1984, WINMAX CORP. is one of the leading performance and racing brake parts manufacturers in Japan. As a subsidiary of OEM supplier MK Kashiyama Corp., Winmax has delivered a combination of racing passion and meticulous engineering for decades. Used by top motorsport teams in road racing, rally racing, gymkhana, autocross, and time trials, Winmax brake pads have been rigorously tested in competitive racing environments throughout the world.

RSR AFFILIATES

AC Schnitzer – From motorsport to the road – for more than 30 years, AC Schnitzer have opened the door to superior vehicle technology for committed BMW, MINI, Land Rover, Jaguar and Toyota drivers. Step beyond the series to AC Schnitzer and discover custom-designed components for those very special driving moments. This exclusive form of automotive driving dynamics is combined with unrestricted suitability for everyday use. Beyond the standard.

Alfa Romeo Challenge – Special race series featuring only Alfa Romeos. [NL]

Donkervoort – Donkervoort sports cars are known for their phenomenal performance. The combination of attractive styling, ultra-low weight, high power and superb handling like that of a race car, has resulted in a sports car that has made the hearts of countless car enthusiasts beat faster.

Drive Event – Drive Event is a French company founded by Sébastien Piette. Race driver on rally, racetracks and hill-climbs, his passion is his engine. He is also a Nordschleife and Spa lover. Sébastien usually works as a driving instructor to share his advice with people who want to drive with more safety, more experience and, of course, more fun !

Ford Germany – Since 1903, Ford Motor Company has built iconic vehicles, including Model T, Continental, Mustang, F-series, and Bronco. They have also manufactured many other products, such as airplanes, radios, refrigerators, postal machines, and weather satellites.

Frozenspeed – Jochen is perhaps one of the best known photographers in the motorsport community (and especially from the Nurburgring and Spa), and when you see his photos, you will understand why!

Autohaus Kainz – As an exclusive BMW and BMW i contract partner, MINI partner and certified BMW M base, with Autohaus Kainz has three locations in the Eifel – Moselle region and stand for customer-oriented service.

Lotus Cars – Lotus Cars is a British manufacturer of sports and racing cars based at the former site of RAF Hethel, a World War II airfield in Norfolk. The company designs and builds race and production automobiles of light weight and fine handling characteristics.

LLM Mecasport – Specializing in Porsche vehicles and other high-end cars, LLM Mecasport offers a high quality service, fully customized according to your request. The garage takes care of all prestige car models and that, whatever utility you make: circuit, historic rally, modern rally, or other daily use.

NIMEX Motorsport – NIMEX Motorsport has been a constant in motorsport for 37 years, offering its customers extensive motorsport equipment that meets the needs of the ambitious hobby driver as well as professional racing teams.

OpenTrack Insurance – Your track day rush should come from your speed, not your financial risk. Protect yourself and enhance your driving experience with OpenTrack HPDE and track day insurance.

Porsche PON Import NL – The first country to which Porsches were exported was the Netherlands; On August 8, 1949, the contract was signed between Porsche and Pon’s Automobile Trade, making Pon the very first Porsche importer in the world.

Racelogic – RACELOGIC design and manufacture electronic systems to measure, record, display, analyse and simulate data from moving vehicles. Their flagship VBOX has become an industry standard way of measuring speed, position, distance and acceleration, whilst their VBOX Motorsport in-car camera systems and performance meters are increasingly popular in motorsport.

Race Navigator – The portable data recording system for your track days. The Race Navigator ONE offers drivers of sports cars as well as motorsports professionals an intuitively functioning system designed to record and analyze laps on the race track.

Pirelli Tyres – from Italy are a company pioneer in the production of tyres for cars, SUVs and commercial vehicles, with a wide range of solutions designed to achieve the highest performances and comfort on all roads and in all weather conditions.

Race Inc Trackday Insurance – Raceinc offers you tailor-made insurance protection for all types of vehicles – from production vehicles to Formula racing cars.

Renault Luxembourg – A sensual and warm style, inside and out … as well as innovative concepts that renew the codes of the automotive market. This is what we call French Design.

Autohaus Scherer – The Scherer Group includes 31 car dealerships at 19 locations in Rhineland-Palatinate, Hesse, Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria and Saarland. The brands Audi, Volkswagen, VW commercial vehicles, Porsche, Maserati, Skoda, Seat, Cupra and MAN are traded there and serviced.

Speed Secrets – Coaching, information & presentations for performance & race driver, and instructors, from Ross Bentley.

Straton Watch Company – What started it all was the love for classic cars, racing and watches. The designer/creator of Straton Watch Co.® combined his passion for automotive history and his love for horology set out to create a watch brand which reflects these interests hence Straton´s slogan “Style created through passion”. Straton also offers customers from RSR a 10% discount, by using the promotional code RSR when purchasing products.

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OVERSEAS BOOKING AGENTS

Booking from overseas? For local expertise and assistance, contact one of our international booking agents below!

Australia
Rob Thomson can help you book any RSR product, backing it up with advice and help from his own personal experiences at the ‘ring. Rob can also put together a bespoke program for you and your group both at the ring and Spa Francorchamps. Contact Rob via email: rob@planbuild.com.au, or give him a call on +61 (0)410 551 898. 

Brazil:
Rodrigo Gomes is a true petrol head from Rio de Janeiro, a TrackDay events promoter since 2003. He has travelled around the world behind the motorsports scene attending events at Interlagos, Jacarepaguá, Curitiba, Londrina, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Orlando, Las Vegas, Brands Hatch, Hockenheim, A1ring and many other racetracks across the globe. In 2012 he took a trip to Germany, and did a tourist ride at the Nordschleife. It was love at first drive, and he managed to return in 2013 to stablish a partnership with RSR and promote it all across his fellows. Don´t hesitate to contact him, he will be more than happy to use his knowledge and experience to bring enthusiasts for the most challenging track in the world. Contact: +55 21 995775776 – oktaner@gmail.com

Canada:
Lee Kersch is an automotive enthusiast with interests in all things motorized. After Lee & his wife experienced the Nordschleife track and the great German countryside in exotic cars they were hooked for life. Lee is based in Canada and is here to assist you in tailoring a driving experience to top your bucket list or to add that special touch to your European Holiday. Lee can help you put together an unforgettable experience whether you are a first timer or a seasoned professional. Email: kerschexoticcar@gmail.com Cell Phone: +1 (403)-874-4105

Hungary: www.Nordschleife.hu
Miklos Bertalan is a racing driver since 2003, drove several categories from Cup cars to WRCs. He works as a part-time instructor, and has coached drivers from newbies to successful racers in high-powered cars. Mike is also the founder and leader of the Hungarian Lancer Evo Club, and co-writer of the official WRC yearbook. Website: www.Nordschleife.hu

India: Racetech.in
Racetech‘s focus has always been on servicing and providing performance parts and aftersales service to supercar owners in India and have recently partnered with RSR to offer European trackdays and road tours to their customers.  If you live in the region and want to discuss what options you have to drive the best race tracks and roads in Europe get in touch with Racetech to discuss your options. Phone: +91 80 4171 2727 Website: www.racetech.in

Israel:
Since 2004, when Dany drove the Nurburgring Nordschleife for his first time, he became a regular visitor to the most adrenalin-fun and most demanding track in the world. Beside owning & managing – G-DriveTech – his own company for personal 1-on-1 advanced, sport and extreme driving instruction in Israel, Dany has large experience in motorsport all over the world. Using this experience and as a former race driver, you are guaranteed to have the best and most pleasant service on your next Nurburgring experience. Preparing drivers, escorting groups, booking cars or just getting answers for your questions, are things that Dany is already doing for many years. So next time you think about the Nurburgring, give him a call at +972 54 4307031 or contact him by e-mail: dany@rsrnurburg.com

Mexico and Latin America: nurburgring.com.mx
Mexican racing driver Juan Carlos Carmona can help you from his personal experience at the Nurburgring and Spa-Francorchamps. He raced in the 24 hours of Mexico in 2012, the same year he met Ron Simons and the team at RSRNurburg. After this he realised he also wanted to send his fellow countrymen to have a real life-experience with the team at the Nurburgring. Do not hesitate to give him a call: +52 55 5107 2900 (Cell) Email: carmona@nurburgring.com.mx Website: http://nurburgring.com.mx

South Africa: www.roadandrace.co.za
Antony is well equipped to provide you with the ultimate European motoring experience helping right from the start with your Visa requirements, advice on the best places to stay an eat all the way up to coaching you to be able to race in the mighty VLN endurance series at the Nurburgring. For a custom itinerary plan, individual or group, contact Antony Ashley today: ant@roadandrace.co.za , FaceBook: Antony Ashley, Skype: Antony.Ashley26, Website: www.roadandrace.co.za

United States:
William O’Keefe will be pleased to consult with prospective clients based in the Americas on RSR products and services. As a passionate driver, ‘Ring enthusiast, and well seasoned traveller, he is well suited to help future and return RSR clients create an experience to meet their interest, skill level and budget. Contact William on william@rsrnurburg.com or +1 (973) 641 2899.

United States: Exclusive Track Days
Many of our customers are unaware of our long-standing relationship with ETD, a track day company based in California. ETD offers several events during the year, although most take place at Laguna Seca and Sonoma Raceway, which are both excellent tracks in California. The owner of ETD, Ace Robey, has been an active member of the RSR team for years. In addition to bringing over customers from the U.S. to our events at the Nurburgring and Spa, he works as an instructor at RSR and provides our customers with taxi laps when he is here racing both at Nurburgring and Spa. RSR and ETD will be working together more in 2019 and providing some unique experiences for our customers. Feel free to check out their website for more information on their events: http://www.exclusivetrackdays.org

Interested in becoming an international RSR booking agent? Contact us today on sales@rsrnurburg.com

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