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      09-28-2010, 07:59 AM   #1
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Helmet - Yes or No for Nurburgring?

I may drive my new ED M3 at Nurburgring. I will NOT push it. I assume no helmet needed or even recommended.
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      09-28-2010, 12:16 PM   #2
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Just because you're not pushing it doesn't mean those driving around you aren't (unless you have the track to yourself?)...I would definitely wear one on any track.
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Its not legally required - but its recommended (by me).
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      09-29-2010, 04:23 PM   #4
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Not legally required...

I got my lap in (under break-in restrictions) early in the morning before the track got busy so I did not have a helmet.
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Its not legally required - but its recommended (by me).
right !!

@ Steve Gill: last month at Pistenclub in Nurburg I've talked with a finnish driver with a M3 e90 DKG tuned by Schirmer. Do you know him? I need to ask him some important information. Thx in advance
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@ Steve Gill: last month at Pistenclub in Nurburg I've talked with a finnish driver with a M3 e90 DKG tuned by Schirmer. Do you know him? I need to ask him some important information. Thx in advance
I sort of know him, I race his car

I think I know the finnish driver as well, I met him in August at the ring - has BMW Performance seats in his e90?

What do you need from Tom (Schirmer)? I can put you in touch if you like.
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I sort of know him, I race his car

I think I know the finnish driver as well, I met him in August at the ring - has BMW Performance seats in his e90?

What do you need from Tom (Schirmer)? I can put you in touch if you like.

yeahh!! with performance seats! This is his car



I've talked a lot about some upgrade in his car. One of that is the 3.65 LSD. I remember that he has DCT, i want to ask him if Schirmer has reprogrammed software of DCT. His M3 e90 is very very fast at Nurburgring.
Do you know if he has a Youtube's channel?
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I've talked a lot about some upgrade in his car. One of that is the 3.65 LSD. I remember that he has DCT, i want to ask him if Schirmer has reprogrammed software of DCT. His M3 e90 is very very fast at Nurburgring.
Do you know if he has a Youtube's channel?
I'm not sure if Schirmer did reprogramme the DCT, but the Team Schirmer vimeo page (youtube was limited to 10 minutes) is vimeo.com/teamschirmer, and the facebook page is facebook.com/teamschirmer if that helps?
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I'm not sure if Schirmer did reprogramme the DCT
... because I've had problem with dkg after installed 3.65 LSD. DKG don't do the "doppietta" (gas beetween gears)


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I didn't use a helmet, I didn't bring one. If I had one with me I would have worn it. However, the lack of a helmet didn't slow me down
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Helmet is recommeneded but not required.
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I was there today with my ED E92. Truly unbelievable experience. Beautiful weather with lots of sun and 300-400 cars in que to run the track! Even so the track didn't feel crowded at all. Lots and lots of carnage including 5 accidents while I ran my 4 laps (I would have stayed longer but they shut the track down to cleanup the mess).
No tech inspection, no insurance check, and absolutely no helmet required (however I missed having mine). Just show up, buy your pass, and hit the track.
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