Horst von Saurma
Horst von Saurma-Jeltsch (born Horst Vieselmann, 28 August 1954 in Detmold) was the chief editor of the German automobile magazine Sport auto until February 2013. He also had a brief racing career but is best known for skilful driving at the Nürburgring.
A well-known feature of Sport Auto is the "Supertest", wherein Saurma tests sports cars at their limit on the track (using fully road-legal trim) and their resulting lap times at the Nürburgring and the Hockenheimring are compared. In 2004, Saurma set the Nürburgring lap record for a production car by taking the Porsche Carrera GT around in 7 minutes 32 seconds. Saurma's laps for Sport Auto are often taken as benchmark times for their respective vehicles. Saurma continues the "Supertests" as a freelance author, after having resigned as chief editor.
- http://www.driverdb.com/drivers/9920/ Horst von Saurma at Driver Database, accessed 6-10-08
- Rider profile at iomtt.com
- http://www.classicdriver.com/uk/magazine/3300.asp?id=12186 Carrera GT fastest car at the 'Ring, accessed 6-10-08
- http://www.fastestlaps.com/track2.html Fastest Nordschleife laps, accessed 6-10-08