Originally Posted by BMW M Power Mexico
If that's true then its a big design flaw. However, if 1/3 of M3s failed there I figure we would be finding a high incidence of PS pump failures among members here who track their M3s. AFAIK no one here has had to have their PS pump replaced so I am not that worried.
You think that I made that up???
I suspect that the conditions were aggravated by VIR's two long straights that heated the headers to the max a couple of times per lap. If I were going to track my own car I'd rig up a heat shield to protect the PS pump from the headers' heat. You can do as you like.