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      04-17-2009, 08:37 PM   #1
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The ALMS M3 sounds great but...

nothing beats that Ferrari V8 sound

Hung out at Long Beach for a bit today watching some practice laps















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      04-17-2009, 09:32 PM   #2
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Great pics!
Agree, had a chance to attend two LeMans races last season. Ferrari exhaust note P-Car sounds great as well...can't wait to hear the new GT2 M3 in person!
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      04-17-2009, 11:19 PM   #3
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nice!
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      04-17-2009, 11:35 PM   #4
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Every year I go to the St. Petersburg Grand Prix. Went this year with the excitement of seeing the ALMS M3 in action and wasn't disappointed in their finish. (2nd)

However, the M3 was the weakest sounding one on the track. I was really surprised at how quiet and non-aggressive it sounded.

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Very cool pics, but I disagree on the tone thing.

I was at sebring and I gotta say the M3 was the sweetest sounding GT car there. It could definately be louder...not sure why its quiet like it is. But as far as the Ferrari sound, I dunno, the racing version just doesnt have that omg drool that the street ones do with a Tubi for example.

Just my opinion...
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      04-18-2009, 02:29 AM   #6
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      04-18-2009, 09:45 PM   #7
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actually, i just got back from the grand prix and i have to say my favorite sound was the Corvette
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Wish we have that down here, thanks for the photos great shots!
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it is true. the new m3 race car does not sound raw and agressive as the e46 m3 gtr. I love the mechanical sound the old gtr made.
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nice pix definitely. i wish i was there.
did this guy try drifting and hit the wall?

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      04-19-2009, 02:35 PM   #14
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Very cool pics, but I disagree on the tone thing.

I was at sebring and I gotta say the M3 was the sweetest sounding GT car there. It could definately be louder...not sure why its quiet like it is. But as far as the Ferrari sound, I dunno, the racing version just doesnt have that omg drool that the street ones do with a Tubi for example.

Just my opinion...
i agree i was on I-5 and a f430 came past me at full tilt. wow that was an amazing sound.
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Anyone else notice the BMW team uses Rays/Volk wheels now? Kinda silences all those that complain Volk wheels are rice on the new M3....

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nice pix definitely. i wish i was there.
did this guy try drifting and hit the wall?
It just came off during its first go around.. must not have been attached right
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