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      05-25-2012, 08:08 AM   #23
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I might be down for the NJMP trip in August. You should come to VIR in July instead of Summit - NASA is running there the 17-18 I think...I'll be there.
VIR in July is always 120 degrees and humid for some reason. Was the case last year with NASA and the years before. I don't think I've ever driven in such hot/humid weather lol.
Yeh, I'm used to 100 degrees but dry out in CA. We'll see how the ER competition coolers do in July. At summit a few weeks ago I limped due to a boost issue, not quite sure what, but as soon as I was solo (no instructor) it went away...it's not just temps that tame our 335's...
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Yeh, I'm used to 100 degrees but dry out in CA. We'll see how the ER competition coolers do in July. At summit a few weeks ago I limped due to a boost issue, not quite sure what, but as soon as I was solo (no instructor) it went away...it's not just temps that tame our 335's...
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Anyone staying overnight in June 15 at NJMP and needs a place to crash I have a room at the Quality Inn.
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A couple other events I'm interested in doing this year:

BMWCCA August 24-26 (if we sign up now, more than likely all of us will get in and we will have a great group together).
http://www.motorsportreg.com/index.c...776B9BE3A8271D

Watkins Glen September 21-23 (I'd only sign up for Saturday and Sunday)
I've been to Watkins Glen and helped out with the Bimmerworks Race Team for a 4 hour sprint race (we came in 3rd overall), but haven't been able to drive the track yet. It's a very historic race track and I stayed in Seneca Lodge, which is where the F1 teams used to stay back in the day.
Great track and great setting.
http://www.motorsportreg.com/index.c...E2017CBE622EE4

http://www.gvc-bmwcca.org/events/eve...px?EventID=143
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      05-29-2012, 07:47 AM   #27
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I added August & Sep events to the first post, let me know if I missed anything.

the dates above won't work for me unfortunately but I'll probably register for these events:

June 7-8 Summit Point
Aug 4-5 Lightning
Sep 15-16 Pocono Long course
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      05-29-2012, 09:17 AM   #28
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I added August & Sep events to the first post, let me know if I missed anything.

the dates above won't work for me unfortunately but I'll probably register for these events:

June 7-8 Summit Point
Aug 4-5 Lightning
Sep 15-16 Pocono Long course
Thanks for posting this thread in the first place Peter! Great to see who's attending different events.

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I usually stay at the Quality Inn. Not the best place, but only $80 per night.
I know the Fairfield Inn. Very nice, but the room rates I just checked are $140 per night.
I'll try the Quality Inn for next month's events. The Country Inn is out, not a good stay (I guess it's true, you get what you pay for)
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      05-29-2012, 06:18 PM   #30
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Quality Inn was a good stay for me. Only around $70-80.
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      05-29-2012, 09:50 PM   #31
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I'm officially signed up for NJMP in August and the Glen for September.
Splinterz88 is signed up for both and I think E90 87ss is for both as well.
CJ421 and spicish22 are signed up for NJMP in August.
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      05-29-2012, 10:00 PM   #32
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updated. If the other guys are not confirmed, send me a note and I'll update again as needed.

Has anyone tried the Ramada Inn at Vineland? Quality Inn was fully booked for one of my days.
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      06-07-2012, 10:25 AM   #33
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Turns out, I'm waitlisted for NJMP 6/15-16.... I'm 6th from the top of the list though.

I really gotta join you guys signing up for stuff like 2-3 months ahead of time, it seems...
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Thanks for talking me into it! I'll see if I can register for it soon
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I'm paid up and registered... where are we staying guys? Whose leaving from philly and when? I've never been to one so hopefully you guys can help me out

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Welcome! It's going to be a great event. We have seven signed up already.

I usually stay at the Quality Inn in Millville. No, it's not a fantastic place, but definitely in a better part of town and lots of other BMWs will be there as well. Only $80 is a bonus too. Since we have so many people going, we could all probably share rooms.

http://www.qualityinn.com/hotel-mill...w_jersey-NJ004

Peter: I'd be careful in Vineland. Some areas are not the best.
This place may not be too bad:
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Thanks!!! I would prefer a Marriott since I can use points to stay for free
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I'm going to stay here I think. I can prolly hook one or two guys up with a room if you wanted to stay here too.

http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/aiyml-fairfield-inn-and-suites-millville-vineland
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Signed up with NASA for Aug 4th/5th @ Lightning.
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I'm considering this one as well. What run group are you in?
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I'm considering this one as well. What run group are you in?
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