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      09-16-2012, 04:23 PM   #17
OSAB1
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It's a shame. Skip offers an HP driving day that I did last year. It was 1500 for the day and we drove 911, m3, cayman, lotus, Lexus. Very minimal time on track. It was a gift so I didn't mind the $$. Still it was a lot. I understand how BMW and skip are thinking but I don't agree. They take the HP day as a base and let performance center make the rest. I understand cost of bringing the cars up, the fuel, the instructor costs , but at some point you scare away customers. This should be 1k for the day and it would be a fun event for all of us to say we did it. How much can you really charge people to drive a car they may already own? I've done lots of stuff with skip and BMW so I am used to this mentality. Just disappointed that I can't do what could be a fun day with friends. Better than being at work but I don't make 2500 a day!!!!! Next month I drive with group 52 at Watkins Glenn in my e92 m3 and my e36 m3 gtr that I am partnered in. Unlimited track time for 550 bucks!!!!!!!! So no comparison. Then oct 21 I go to Nurburgring for driver training, I believe with exchange this will 4k (without flight), so again no comparison. Interested to see attendance. If it is full then I am out of touch and they priced it right.
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