BMW M3 Forum (E90 E92)

BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   M3Post - BMW M3 Forum > M3 (E90 / E92 / E93) > Regional Forums > Europe (Continental)
 
PYSPEED
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      06-18-2010, 12:08 PM   #1
swiss_cornholio
First Lieutenant
 
swiss_cornholio's Avatar
 
Drives: E92 DTC M3 (AW/PS)
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Zurich, Switzerland

Posts: 379
iTrader: (0)

Nordschleife July 23/24/25

I'm gonna be there. Anyone else?
Attached Images
 
swiss_cornholio is offline   Switzerland
0
Reply With Quote
      06-19-2010, 06:04 AM   #2
karussell
Major
 
Drives: 4 wheels
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: GA

Posts: 1,066
iTrader: (1)

nice scud. i'll be there for the international school on Aug 1-3. you should go to that instead! closed track split up into 3 sections.
karussell is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-20-2010, 01:45 AM   #3
M3Fool
Loves FFDP
 
Drives: 11 E90 M3 SOLD 11 5.0 'Stang
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Germany

Posts: 783
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by karussell View Post
nice scud. i'll be there for the international school on Aug 1-3. you should go to that instead! closed track split up into 3 sections.
Meaning there will be professional drivers there to help us newbies learn the full potential of our cars???? If so what is the price of admission and what are the further details??

Thanks
__________________
Glory may be fleeting, but mediocrity ensures anonymity...
M3Fool is offline   Germany
0
Reply With Quote
      06-20-2010, 11:36 AM   #4
donovan
Brigadier General
 
donovan's Avatar
 
Drives: E92 m3 AW, light package
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: le' Murica

Posts: 3,438
iTrader: (12)

Yes..more information please? As I'm only 55 minutes away from the ring.
__________________


e46 m3 Black
Too many mods
donovan is offline   Germany
0
Reply With Quote
      06-20-2010, 11:59 AM   #5
karussell
Major
 
Drives: 4 wheels
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: GA

Posts: 1,066
iTrader: (1)

yes, professional instruction. Its ran in conjunction with the BMW CCA which I was very active in the states. The school is actually ran by local BMW Club DE in the Eifel region.
The school is three days long with lead/follow sessions. They split the track up into 3 sections and you repeat each section over and over (half-day). at the end they combine everything. This is the only time you can split up the track and learn it in more bite size pieces. If you are military or gov contractor in germany you can even use the VAT form to get the tax taken off. Its 1200 Euro with VAT rebated. The school is 3 days, but its actually Aug 2-4, Aug 1st was just registration.

Register here if stationed in germany. http://www.fahrerlehrgang.info/englisch_version.html

You can also register at motorsportreg.com if you are based in the US but you will pay for VAT and the conversion rate was from last winter so its considerably more expensive.
karussell is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-20-2010, 12:40 PM   #6
swiss_cornholio
First Lieutenant
 
swiss_cornholio's Avatar
 
Drives: E92 DTC M3 (AW/PS)
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Zurich, Switzerland

Posts: 379
iTrader: (0)

Thanks for the info. But this looks like
swiss_cornholio is offline   Switzerland
0
Reply With Quote
      06-20-2010, 01:34 PM   #7
karussell
Major
 
Drives: 4 wheels
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: GA

Posts: 1,066
iTrader: (1)

good point. sorry about that. i'll post a separate thread on the other date. come join us at the school if you can though. public days are a dime a dozen and the school offers a rare chance to really practice the circuit without having to worry about motorcycles and all the other tourists.
karussell is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-20-2010, 07:32 PM   #8
donovan
Brigadier General
 
donovan's Avatar
 
Drives: E92 m3 AW, light package
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: le' Murica

Posts: 3,438
iTrader: (12)

Lol I will go to the ring with you if u need a partner in crime and I can bring some guys that I know around here..
__________________


e46 m3 Black
Too many mods
donovan is offline   Germany
0
Reply With Quote
      06-24-2010, 01:37 PM   #9
quality_sound
8 tracks of madness
 
Drives: Slowly
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: At home

Posts: 2,731
iTrader: (1)

I'm down for a Ring trip. I'll be the guy driving way slower than everyone else holding up traffic.
quality_sound is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-24-2010, 02:36 PM   #10
donovan
Brigadier General
 
donovan's Avatar
 
Drives: E92 m3 AW, light package
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: le' Murica

Posts: 3,438
iTrader: (12)

lol... bump on that.
__________________


e46 m3 Black
Too many mods
donovan is offline   Germany
0
Reply With Quote
      06-24-2010, 03:46 PM   #11
swiss_cornholio
First Lieutenant
 
swiss_cornholio's Avatar
 
Drives: E92 DTC M3 (AW/PS)
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Zurich, Switzerland

Posts: 379
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by quality_sound View Post
I'm down for a Ring trip. I'll be the guy driving way slower than everyone else holding up traffic.
And I thought I was the one holding up traffic...

Anyway, I'm looking forward to meeting some other Ms there!
swiss_cornholio is offline   Switzerland
0
Reply With Quote
      06-24-2010, 04:32 PM   #12
donovan
Brigadier General
 
donovan's Avatar
 
Drives: E92 m3 AW, light package
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: le' Murica

Posts: 3,438
iTrader: (12)

If you had come a few weeks back all of Mflight was there.
__________________


e46 m3 Black
Too many mods
donovan is offline   Germany
0
Reply With Quote
      06-24-2010, 05:08 PM   #13
swiss_cornholio
First Lieutenant
 
swiss_cornholio's Avatar
 
Drives: E92 DTC M3 (AW/PS)
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Zurich, Switzerland

Posts: 379
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by donovan View Post
If you had come a few weeks back all of Mflight was there.
I live 500km away. I don't go there for just 2 hours...
swiss_cornholio is offline   Switzerland
0
Reply With Quote
      06-24-2010, 06:38 PM   #14
donovan
Brigadier General
 
donovan's Avatar
 
Drives: E92 m3 AW, light package
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: le' Murica

Posts: 3,438
iTrader: (12)

Ouch..neither would I. lol..I drove to Munich for BMW welt and spent the day ther 5 hours away I understand. Had a blast comming back though, played with e30 M and his crew of 3.0 supra/300zx/350z **sorry off topic**

Zurich, Switzzz lemme google.

Back, your 4 hours and 20 minutes from me...and thats 4 hrs 52 from the ring to Zurich. I'm sure you can make it 4 hrs and 15 flat. Not to harsh of a drive, but I would definitely suggest sleeping before driving home of course. If your not to weird or needed to use a lift I have the extra space/facilities at my house.
__________________


e46 m3 Black
Too many mods
donovan is offline   Germany
0
Reply With Quote
      06-25-2010, 07:25 AM   #15
quality_sound
8 tracks of madness
 
Drives: Slowly
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: At home

Posts: 2,731
iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by donovan View Post
If you had come a few weeks back all of Mflight was there.
My wife made me go to Berlin that weekend. A 6-hour drive and she decided we needed to drive her Wrangler and not the M...
quality_sound is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-25-2010, 09:58 AM   #16
donovan
Brigadier General
 
donovan's Avatar
 
Drives: E92 m3 AW, light package
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: le' Murica

Posts: 3,438
iTrader: (12)

1. Made
2. Jeep

Please review answers 1-2.

__________________


e46 m3 Black
Too many mods
donovan is offline   Germany
0
Reply With Quote
      06-25-2010, 12:16 PM   #17
quality_sound
8 tracks of madness
 
Drives: Slowly
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: At home

Posts: 2,731
iTrader: (1)

1) Vacation sex is hard to say no to.
2) She wanted a convertible with a manual with enough room for the kids. A mini was her first choice but our youngest's legs hit the back of the front seat because of her booster seat. Her previous car was an 05 GLI and her next will probably be an X5 though.

quality_sound is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-25-2010, 04:11 PM   #18
donovan
Brigadier General
 
donovan's Avatar
 
Drives: E92 m3 AW, light package
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: le' Murica

Posts: 3,438
iTrader: (12)

x6m?
__________________


e46 m3 Black
Too many mods
donovan is offline   Germany
0
Reply With Quote
      06-26-2010, 03:35 AM   #19
quality_sound
8 tracks of madness
 
Drives: Slowly
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: At home

Posts: 2,731
iTrader: (1)

What's the point? It has no more room than a 5 GT and costs 4 times as much. She likes the X5 but I doubt we'll do the M version. It's WAAAAAAY overpriced and it's going to be a trip family hauler so it'll likely be the diesel.
quality_sound is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      07-09-2010, 06:49 AM   #20
karussell
Major
 
Drives: 4 wheels
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: GA

Posts: 1,066
iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by quality_sound View Post
What's the point? It has no more room than a 5 GT and costs 4 times as much. She likes the X5 but I doubt we'll do the M version. It's WAAAAAAY overpriced and it's going to be a trip family hauler so it'll likely be the diesel.
i like the cut of your jib. exactly my sentiments. X5 way more useful. i think next year we should get the X5 4.0d with a triple screw turbo. i'm debating between that an a cayenne hybrid s. either one will be used for towing duty (son's go kart and/or my track car).
__________________
"It gave you amazing satisfaction, but anyone who says he loved it is either a liar or he wasn't going fast enough." - Jackie Stewart on racing at the Nurburgring
karussell is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      07-09-2010, 07:02 AM   #21
marcel b
Lieutenant Colonel
 
marcel b's Avatar
 
Drives: 1M Coupe
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Europe

Posts: 1,864
iTrader: (0)

I do not have an M but will be there as well. live in ZH region as well :-)
I can take people who did not drive a lot there for a few laps and show them around. be sure to book a hotel soon. the truck GP is that weekend on the GP track.
marcel b is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      07-09-2010, 10:26 AM   #22
donovan
Brigadier General
 
donovan's Avatar
 
Drives: E92 m3 AW, light package
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: le' Murica

Posts: 3,438
iTrader: (12)

Dont sleep on BMW's new Diesels....

and whos going to this damn it!
__________________


e46 m3 Black
Too many mods
donovan is offline   Germany
0
Reply With Quote
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:30 AM.




m3post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST