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      03-13-2013, 11:13 AM   #1
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Anyone else get an invite to Summit Point from Audi?

So, I got a letter in the mail from Audi yesterday inviting me to Summit Point on 4/6-7 to test drive their RS and S line of cars. It said they would have various road courses set up and the event would last 3-4 hours. The letter indicated they'd have it all there....R8, RS5, etc.

I figured they were probably targeting those that they knew owned M and AMG models. Not really interested in buying anything from their lineup, but I'm going to head up there and have some fun. Anyone else get the invite?
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      03-13-2013, 11:24 AM   #2
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I didn't but I'll come with you.
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      03-13-2013, 12:03 PM   #3
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i've gone to plenty of Audi/Porsche/Benz/BMW events at Summit. Can't beat a free driving event

I'll be at the Audi event if I can fit into my schedule. I went to their event a few years ago when they released the S5 and it was a bunch of fun. They obviously don't let you do too much, but definitely good spirited drives
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Nope, but I did a Cadillac event a few months ago and it was awesome! Register early to make sure you get a spot - those events are usually a blast.
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I received an invitation. Checked the Summit Point calendar - Audi not showing... but there are known groups on Jefferson and Main those dates. So this is either Shenandoah (pretty twisty for demo drives IMO... unless they halve the track) or cones on the autocross circuit.
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I got it for the r8 and s5/rs5. Since I have driven both the s5/rs5 I rsvped for the r8. However I am on the wait list. The event filled up within 3 hours before I even opened the invitation.
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I got it for the r8 and s5/rs5. Since I have driven both the s5/rs5 I rsvped for the r8. However I am on the wait list. The event filled up within 3 hours before I even opened the invitation.
Same here....on the waiting list.
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Got one yesterday, but did not think to schedule it. Guess I will be at the uber bottom of the waiting list.
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Got one yesterday, but did not think to schedule it. Guess I will be at the uber bottom of the waiting list.
yeah don't even bother. you are going to be on a wait from hell.
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how do we even get on this list?

I had to call my old dealer in PA to put me on the local M Power tour....
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They sent out invite with codes.
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yeah don't even bother. you are going to be on a wait from hell.
Oh well, guess better luck next time.
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      03-15-2013, 05:41 AM   #13
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There is a Cars & Coffee at Summit Point on April 6 as well.
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Oh well, guess better luck next time.
yeah do tell. By the time i got my invitation in the mail the sessions were full. So the way i see it, I was on the wait list to begin with. lol
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Sounds like fun but I'll be at Summit Main with PCA that weekend. They must be doing this on Shenandoah.
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Just moved my spot from 10:30 to 8. Will anyone else be there at 8? If anyone else wants to go, there must've at least 1 opening at 10:30 now.
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i will be there on friday driving the r8. i opted out of the 6/7th as i have driven all of those series. Yeah, finally I got the call on friday and they told me they had spot for me open. I am there friday at 8am. :-) R8, really excited to drive this car.
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i will be there on friday driving the r8. i opted out of the 6/7th as i have driven all of those series. Yeah, finally I got the call on friday and they told me they had spot for me open. I am there friday at 8am. :-) R8, really excited to drive this car.
SO jealous!

20 bucks says you end up buying an r8
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SO jealous!

20 bucks says you end up buying an r8
price of Audi R8 just got 20$ higher. :-)
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i will be there on friday driving the r8. i opted out of the 6/7th as i have driven all of those series. Yeah, finally I got the call on friday and they told me they had spot for me open. I am there friday at 8am. :-) R8, really excited to drive this car.
I only got the invitation for sat/sun event is the R8 only available on Friday??
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I only got the invitation for sat/sun event is the R8 only available on Friday??
yeah the r8 is for friday and the rest of the line for sat/sun. I got both but i have driven most of the S lines except for r8. Which I wanted to drive anyways. So the opportunty was perfect to test it out at Summit. Now the part it sucks is I chose time of 8am. I should have chosen 1015 instead. Gonna have to get up at 5:30 and leave by 6am. :-( I am not a morning person at all.
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yeah the r8 is for friday and the rest of the line for sat/sun. I got both but i have driven most of the S lines except for r8. Which I wanted to drive anyways. So the opportunty was perfect to test it out at Summit. Now the part it sucks is I chose time of 8am. I should have chosen 1015 instead. Gonna have to get up at 5:30 and leave by 6am. :-( I am not a morning person at all.
They just called me and confirmed 2:45 on Fri. There is a midday slot available so you might want to call and see if they will move the time. Either way, should be fun
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