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      08-19-2013, 04:33 AM   #1
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Cool M3 vs Scirocco R race car - "follow me lap" on the Nordschleife racetrack

Hi guys,

I posted many onboard laps here but this one is "special".
A good friend of mine kept the pedal to the metal in his Volkswagen
and followed me through traffic.

What car is it?
It's basically a VW Scirocco R racecar.
Power in the range of 340HP and a lot of torque.
It's ~250kg/ 550lbs lighter than my M3 and
runs on the same 265/35-18 Cup tires.
The weight difference is really worth a lot.
He has less power but the difference is very minor.
Just on the really long straights the M3 can move away.

Have fun and enjoy watching

=> HD-Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qb91AYF6lRc&hd=1




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      08-19-2013, 05:18 AM   #2
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cool vid and SICK M3!
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      08-19-2013, 05:31 AM   #3
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I've also followed a Scirocco cup car here in shanghai f1 circuit and it was my first time spinning out due to trying my best to follow the lines of cup car at turn 7 into turn 8, then i realized the weight difference was grossly larger than I anticipated and rear stepped out due to weight transfer. I usually brake in middle of the transition between turns to load the front tires a bit but did not do so since the cup car did not (it doesn't need to with less weight and much more tuned suspension) that and coupled with a decreasing elevation change. It was still fun trying to chase it though

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      08-20-2013, 03:32 AM   #4
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that car is dope. Your car looks great as well
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I always enjoy your video posts. Thanks for sharing!
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      08-20-2013, 05:36 AM   #6
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Very nice!
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      08-20-2013, 03:57 PM   #7
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I always enjoy your video posts. Thanks for sharing!
As long as youtube has some GB left in their datacenter I'll do my best to keep it going
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      08-20-2013, 04:19 PM   #8
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badass ride and great video!
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Nice vid!
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      08-20-2013, 06:35 PM   #10
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Nice footage & pace.
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Awesome driving and footage. You passed a bunch of nice cars too!
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Awesome video
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      08-23-2013, 06:14 PM   #14
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Awesome video
Thank you!

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      08-23-2013, 06:23 PM   #15
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very nice!!
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Wow, great video.
Sirocco is always a favorite. The new Golf R supposed to be a brawler with 300hp mated to a 6 speed manual.
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      08-23-2013, 09:52 PM   #17
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That slow speed turn when you get practically sideways while making a pass is ridiculous. WOW! Thanks for sharing.
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Great to see how a lighter car with less power can keep up with your already stripped M3..
I hope BMW will release some "Club" versions of the future M3/M4 Enough with heavy M cars!!!
That pic is awesome
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      08-25-2013, 06:12 PM   #19
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Wow! That M3 is Nasty!!!!
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Nice... Makes me miss my daily driving/ weekend track prepped Mk6 GTI
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