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      10-14-2013, 08:46 AM   #1
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High Plains Raceway - Open Lapping

I have been planning to hit a lapping day at HPR. Winter pricing starts in November at $100 for the day, 10am-4pm. 30 min intervals for each two groups. It would be neat to go and have a bunch of BMW guys out there so we can take photos/video, chat between sessions, and maybe even ride/drive in each others cars.

For this to happen, we need 10 participants registered the week of.
There are a few requirements, but if you have a helmet, it is drive at your own risk (ie. no tech inspection). For more detail, take a look here:
http://www.highplainsraceway.com/pdf...ation-Page.pdf

Here are my proposed winter pricing dates which are open for cars:
Saturday, Nov 16
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Sunday, Nov 24


Curious to hear who is available and which days work better.
MORE INFO: http://www.highplainsraceway.com/lapping-days.html

So far we have a few responses on bimmerforums, and it seems like Sunday the 24th is more popular.
http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum...Winter-Pricing)
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      10-14-2013, 02:36 PM   #2
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Will this be a possibility all through the winter, or is it just November?

I miss the free weeks at Second Creek...
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      10-14-2013, 02:53 PM   #3
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I might be able to do this.
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      10-14-2013, 04:00 PM   #4
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It's November-March/ April with cars once per week weather and attendance permitting. Obviously on the snowy days, that means there is less likely a chance of it happening.


Also, getting a day of winter pricing in means that you would also get a free 2013 lapping customer appreciation at the end of the year.
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      10-14-2013, 09:01 PM   #5
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I plan on going out once I can get my car down through Lyons. Our road was trashed by the floods, so I missed the fall school and several lapping days. Itching to get out one of these days.
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Crap, you missed the fall school? Sorry to hear that. I took myself off the waiting list. Still no easy way out of Lyons?
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Friso, it would be great for you to get out there the same day as me! Your driving lines were always good
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Hi guys,
Yeah - missed the school. At the time the school was running, I was driving over an old, improvised stage-coach trail that volunteers, hot shots, and fire fighters had built to get us from US-36 into a neighboring area. It was the first time there was any way to get a car out of the US-36 corridor between Apple Valley and Big Elk meadows. CDOT and the National Guard have been amazing at hammering together temporary roads, and we are now looking at dirt/gravel roads that are starting to be passable by sedans. (Still only access for residents). i have a feeling that by mid November the road will be very good dirt, or possibly paved, so I'm definitely heading to the track one of those weekends. Missed quite a bit this season.

Thanks for checking in.

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Good to hear you're recovering Friso. I'll be at HPR in Nov, I have some punches left I must use.
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Good to hear you're recovering Friso. I'll be at HPR in Nov, I have some punches left I must use.
Either of the proposed dates work better for you??
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Either of the proposed dates work better for you??
Nope. I'll really be going by the weather. BTW, 11/16 may end up going to NASA if any of their days this coming weekend gets nixed by weather.
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Nope. I'll really be going by the weather. BTW, 11/16 may end up going to NASA if any of their days this coming weekend gets nixed by weather.
Looks like 11/16 is the day most BMW guys are able to make it. Hope you can join us!
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Looks like 11/16 is the day most BMW guys are able to make it. Hope you can join us!
NASA got both days in last weekend so 11/16 should be an O.L.D. http://www.highplainsraceway.com/events.html So I will be out there, weather permitting, on 11/16 and also the weekend before on 11/10.
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Sweet! I'll try to bring the camera too
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I signed up for both 10th and 16th. Remember, it's best to sign up before hand. Glenn (track manager) doesn't take just weather into consideration, but # of signups. If either day doesn't work out with the Wx I will sign up/go on the 24th.
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Great!

I may be able to do both weekends as well. Aaron (black e30) from D4C wanted to make it out also.

Weather looks good for the 10th....
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Yeah... Why not. I will try to make both days as well. Alex, can i get some pointers from you?
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Yeah... Why not. I will try to make both days as well. Alex, can i get some pointers from you?
Of course! I am more than willing to sit in the right seat or have someone sit in right seat! I am just going to have fun, not looking to do personal best. Wx is supposed to be nice and I haven't been to HPR since spring, which seems like last year to me, so I am really looking forward to it.
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Same here... Been too long
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Had a great time, can't wait for next week!
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Does it cost anything to be a passenger? I'm debating going this weekend and bringing a friend
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Nope, just sign the waiver and bring a helmet and you can do ride-alongs.
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