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) > M3 Photos/Video/Media Gallery
 
Lux Angel Eyes
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      06-18-2012, 11:48 AM   #1
radiantm3
Apex Everything!
radiantm3's Avatar
United_States
238
Rep
4,099
Posts

Drives: >1000 HP in my garage
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Danville, CA

iTrader: (6)

Garage List
2011 E92 M3  [4.65]
2014 BMW i3  [5.00]
Some footage from Laguna Seca with various camera angles

Was at Laguna yesterday and had a blast. I beat my previous best time, but only by a few tenths of a second (1:48.10). I think I would have broken into 1:46-48 a couple times if it wasn't for traffic at the last corner. This is probably the last time I'll be driving in group B which is point by passing only. I feel like I'm at the point where I'm faster than most in the group and I'm always getting held back by traffic.

I also saw OC3, Kaiv, and wwjd15 there and they are very fast!

Anyways, here are a few clips:

Driver View. The back tries to come out from me 2x at 1:55.



Chase Cam.



Hood Cam.



My Best Lap of the Day.



Video was shot with a GoPro 2 and data is from a Solo DL. Visualizations from Dashware.
__________________

OEM M3 GTS Splitter/Wing/Harness Bar/Rear Seat Delete, Ohlin R&T, Brembo BBK, Akrapovic GT4, Alekshop Oil Cooler, ESS Tune/Pulley, Recaro SPG, 18" BBS FI, CAE Shifter, Vorschlag Camber Plates, Bimmerworld Toe-Links/End-Links/Motor Mounts, RD Sport Front Sway, Turner Solid Subframe/Diff Bushings, Awron Gauge.
Appreciate 0
      06-18-2012, 01:36 PM   #2
THE TECH
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor
THE TECH's Avatar
United_States
171
Rep
13,124
Posts


Drives: BPMsport 2012 E92 M3
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Kansas

iTrader: (45)

Garage List
Send a message via AIM to THE TECH Send a message via Skype™ to THE TECH
Very cool.
__________________
Appreciate 0
      06-18-2012, 01:58 PM   #3
blackmist222777
Captain
blackmist222777's Avatar
17
Rep
933
Posts

Drives: E92 M3
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: SF Bay Area

iTrader: (9)

great post. how much does the tele metrics system cost you? have a link for that?
__________________

2011 E82 BMW 1M Series Coupe #642 of 740 (current)
2011 E92 BMW M3 AW
2004 E46 BMW M3 TIAG
2004 E46 BMW M3 LSB
Appreciate 0
      06-18-2012, 02:09 PM   #4
the///Mthree
First Lieutenant
8
Rep
351
Posts

Drives: Frozen Black Edition
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: New York

iTrader: (1)

For the hairpin(turn 2) you should try being about a car width off the first apex, instead of 3-4.

I'm sure this is the line they teach at DE's, but its so far from correct and super slippery out there.
Appreciate 0
      06-18-2012, 02:20 PM   #5
Longboarder
Brigadier General
113
Rep
4,147
Posts

Drives: 2013 e92 M3
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Monarch Beach

iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2011 997.2 Turbo S  [4.75]
2013 e92 M3  [4.55]
2013 BMW X5  [0.00]
Incredible vid...thx for sharing. I've been around this track a zillion times on video games but hope to do it someday in person.

My M3 build is a copy of your car. I can only dream to be able to drive it as good as you someday.
__________________
Daily: 2013 e92 M3 DCT / ESS VT2 650 S/C / Akrapovic Evolution / StopTech BBK
Track/Airstrip: 2011 997.2 Turbo S PDK / GIAC FBO @ 30psi / BBi suspension build
Beaterz: 2013 X5 3.5 Sport, 2015 Wrangler Unlimited
YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCT1...eoFBszPIK0gf9w
Appreciate 0
      06-18-2012, 02:25 PM   #6
radiantm3
Apex Everything!
radiantm3's Avatar
United_States
238
Rep
4,099
Posts

Drives: >1000 HP in my garage
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Danville, CA

iTrader: (6)

Garage List
2011 E92 M3  [4.65]
2014 BMW i3  [5.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by blackmist222777 View Post
great post. how much does the tele metrics system cost you? have a link for that?
I use this for data: http://www.aim-sportline.com/pages/solo/index.htm

And this to turn that data into graphics and composite over video: http://www.dashware.net/
__________________

OEM M3 GTS Splitter/Wing/Harness Bar/Rear Seat Delete, Ohlin R&T, Brembo BBK, Akrapovic GT4, Alekshop Oil Cooler, ESS Tune/Pulley, Recaro SPG, 18" BBS FI, CAE Shifter, Vorschlag Camber Plates, Bimmerworld Toe-Links/End-Links/Motor Mounts, RD Sport Front Sway, Turner Solid Subframe/Diff Bushings, Awron Gauge.
Appreciate 0
      06-18-2012, 02:31 PM   #7
radiantm3
Apex Everything!
radiantm3's Avatar
United_States
238
Rep
4,099
Posts

Drives: >1000 HP in my garage
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Danville, CA

iTrader: (6)

Garage List
2011 E92 M3  [4.65]
2014 BMW i3  [5.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by the///Mthree View Post
For the hairpin(turn 2) you should try being about a car width off the first apex, instead of 3-4.

I'm sure this is the line they teach at DE's, but its so far from correct and super slippery out there.
Yea I learned to single apex that turn (BMWCCA HPDE's) and always get mixed suggestions on the best approach. I know the race line is to double apex, but I just haven't bothered experimenting with that yet. But most of the time I was seeing how late I can brake going into that turn so it was taking me deep a few times.
__________________

OEM M3 GTS Splitter/Wing/Harness Bar/Rear Seat Delete, Ohlin R&T, Brembo BBK, Akrapovic GT4, Alekshop Oil Cooler, ESS Tune/Pulley, Recaro SPG, 18" BBS FI, CAE Shifter, Vorschlag Camber Plates, Bimmerworld Toe-Links/End-Links/Motor Mounts, RD Sport Front Sway, Turner Solid Subframe/Diff Bushings, Awron Gauge.
Appreciate 0
      06-18-2012, 02:48 PM   #8
blackmist222777
Captain
blackmist222777's Avatar
17
Rep
933
Posts

Drives: E92 M3
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: SF Bay Area

iTrader: (9)

Quote:
Originally Posted by radiantm3 View Post
I use this for data: http://www.aim-sportline.com/pages/solo/index.htm

And this to turn that data into graphics and composite over video: http://www.dashware.net/
cool! thank you
__________________

2011 E82 BMW 1M Series Coupe #642 of 740 (current)
2011 E92 BMW M3 AW
2004 E46 BMW M3 TIAG
2004 E46 BMW M3 LSB
Appreciate 0
      06-18-2012, 06:27 PM   #9
the///Mthree
First Lieutenant
8
Rep
351
Posts

Drives: Frozen Black Edition
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: New York

iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by radiantm3 View Post
Yea I learned to single apex that turn (BMWCCA HPDE's) and always get mixed suggestions on the best approach. I know the race line is to double apex, but I just haven't bothered experimenting with that yet. But most of the time I was seeing how late I can brake going into that turn so it was taking me deep a few times.
You will always get mixed suggestions as it is not a straight forward corner. Do some experimenting, your stopwatch will thank you.
Appreciate 0
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 -4. The time now is 06:36 PM.




m3post
m3post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, 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