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      06-11-2013, 10:53 AM   #1
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COTA is the Best Track Ever!

COTA was awesome. We had BBQ, the richest pecan pie ever, saw a totalled E92 M3, toter heaven, a beached M5, a super hot instructor from BMW, an M6 that failed to rev match, limp mode, a case of whiplash and one near heart attack, and robbed out of an autocross overall victory, and an awesome car rental.
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COTA was awesome. We had BBQ, the richest pecan pie ever, saw a totalled E92 M3, toter heaven, a beached M5, a super hot instructor from BMW, an M6 that failed to rev match, limp mode, a case of whiplash and one near heart attack, and robbed out of an autocross overall victory.
Ok I give...where is COTA? Not sure what that stands for

Totaled M3? Beached M5?? Where are the pics?

Super hot instructor?? WHERE ARE THE PICS??!

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So you had fun in Texas. ..
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      06-11-2013, 12:09 PM   #4
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COTA was awesome. We had BBQ, the richest pecan pie ever, saw a totalled E92 M3, toter heaven, a beached M5, a super hot instructor from BMW, an M6 that failed to rev match, limp mode, a case of whiplash and one near heart attack, and robbed out of an autocross overall victory.
Ok I give...where is COTA? Not sure what that stands for

Totaled M3? Beached M5?? Where are the pics?

Super hot instructor?? WHERE ARE THE PICS??!

Circuit of the America's. the new track in Austin.
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"What was that......I think I almost had a heart attach!"

Amazing Track and Event!
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Amazing Track and Event!
Someone can't handle the power....
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Someone can't handle the power....
I'm don't think it was power related
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      06-11-2013, 06:57 PM   #8
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I'm don't think it was power related
Jason...In away it was....if she was that Hot....
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So..what was the highlight of the event? ...Which car impressed you the most and why?
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Here is a pic of one of the coolest cars BMW brought to the event:
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Juan Pablo Montoya wasn't going to be around on the weekend, so the COTA officials thought it would be safe to park these outside.
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Here is a pic of one of the coolest cars BMW brought to the event:
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Kind looks like my new fairweather baby but with more power
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^ gorgeous car, when did you get it!?
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      06-12-2013, 05:30 PM   #13
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^ gorgeous car, when did you get it!?
Thanks!

I picked it up 1-1/2 months ago.

She only comes out when the forecast permits it.
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Someone can't handle the power....
LOL. In the afternoon, we got to take an M6 gran coupe out for a scenic drive. During the drive, I got caught at a red light, and got left by a couple of the lead cars. Since we were on a back road, I gunned it to catch up to the other cars. It's amazing how bloody fast the M6 is - completely effortless....

In any case, I caught up to the cars, which started to slowdown, so I went to downshift when all of a sudden the steering wheel started vibrating like mad, and something in the drivetrain started making a 'crunchy' sound. Scared the crap out of me, I thought I destroyed the clutch (I was fighting with the gearbox all day). Turns out it was just the car proximity sensor going off, telling me to slow down!

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Thanks!

I picked it up 1-1/2 months ago.

She only comes out when the forecast permits it.
It's amazing that almost 10 years on, the 840 still looks like it just designed. I'm gonna start a petition to bring back the flip light!
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It's amazing that almost 10 years on, the 840 still looks like it just designed. I'm gonna start a petition to bring back the flip light!
10 years...it's going on 17 years man!
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10 years...it's going on 17 years man!
Now you're just making me feel really old!
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I think my neck and back are just about recovered from the K mans initial M6 manual escapade on track.. Only 4 more days of intensive therapy
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I sold them new in 1990 I even had a Dinan Twin Turbo built for a client!
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Where the rest of the pics??
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Where the rest of the pics??
I'll post some pics on the weekend - i didn't take too many it was sensory overload at COTA.
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