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      09-25-2007, 05:22 AM   #1
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E92 335i on the track at Donington

Thought you might like to see some pictures of an E92 in action round a track.

I attended the BMW Club track day at Donington a week ago last Monday. Apart from a new M3 in another group I was the only E9X on the track.

Even with me driving the car held its own against a mixture of M3s, M5s and others, without getting anywhere near the limit.

The car is still stock and the only preparation was to check the oil level and tire pressure.
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Looking good! Some nice shots there. Have you done track days before, or ws this a first for you?
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pics look awesome!!!

love MB 335's but then again im very biased

When i when to the drag strip (twice) , i was the only E9x there also

i would have thought you would easily hold your own and even pull past e46 m3's and just about stay with e39 m5's.. well done:rocks:

Donnington Park is a wonderful track... if only the facilities were upto standard to hold the British Grand prix it would be awesome there:rocks:


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Looking good! Some nice shots there. Have you done track days before, or ws this a first for you?
Yep, first track day
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i would have thought you would easily hold your own and even pull past e46 m3's and just about stay with e39 m5's.. well done:rocks:
I am sure you are right regarding the car, but it also depends on the driver!
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I am sure you are right regarding the car, but it also depends on the driver!
for sure on track driver makes so much of a difference.. cant wait till i get on track and spank some serious machinery

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Donnington Park is a wonderful track... if only the facilities were upto standard to hold the British Grand prix it would be awesome there:rocks:
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Very true. Much better than Dullerstone.

Great pics E92-2T - glad you enjoyed it.
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Very true. Much better than Dullerstone.
yeah mate your so right Bumps, silverstone is DULLERstone..

Brands is also fantastic

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looks like you were having fun
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yeah mate your so right Bumps, silverstone is DULLERstone..

Brands is also fantastic

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Off topic - sorry.

Brands is epic. Used to be a member there when me and the wife lived in NW Kent. Used to go to see BTCC, TVR Tuscan Challenge, 911 Cup etc etc. Superb venue, so much better as a spectator than Silverstone.

Would love to see any big race at Brands or Donny actually. Shame that Silverstone gets the glory....
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Great pictures. Pro ones I assume, that you got on a CD? Did you have any 'moments' or sideways lariness or was it smooth all the way? How did you find learning the circuit? Did you have any instruction?

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Off topic - sorry.

Brands is epic. Used to be a member there when me and the wife lived in NW Kent. Used to go to see BTCC, TVR Tuscan Challenge, 911 Cup etc etc. Superb venue, so much better as a spectator than Silverstone.

Would love to see any big race at Brands or Donny actually. Shame that Silverstone gets the glory....
i know, i remember years ago, when Anthony Davidson was competing in formula ford at the Formula Ford festival (not in the main event but a lesser catergory that year) and he won, and my fathers company at the time was sponsoring the event and i went up onto the podium to give him his winners trophy

so wish i got a photo of that moment of me presenting it too him

Your right from the building opposite the pits you can see near enough the whole indy circuit.. what a magnificent track it is


we should do a ''lobby'' to get it back there

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Great pictures. Pro ones I assume, that you got on a CD? Did you have any 'moments' or sideways lariness or was it smooth all the way? How did you find learning the circuit? Did you have any instruction?

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Yep, pictures on CD, but I down sized the ones I posted to keep things moving.

No instruction as such, one session with 5 of us following an experienced pace car to get an idea of the line.

Things were very smoth and progressive, car is very well balanced and forgiving.
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