On the E39 M5, BMW M specified 800-1000 gear changes under "normal, moderate" driving conditions yields an optimally broken-in clutch/pp/flywheel. This was derived through empirical testing. I would hazard to guess that a similar experience is valid with the new M3.
See this post.
2011.5 M3 sedan 6MT, Silverstone, slicktop, loaded
2001 M5 LeMans Blue/Silverstone
2006 330i 6MT Red/black, ZSP, Nav, etc
2007 328i wagon Silver/gray