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Discussion in 'Miscellaneous' started by thestig, Feb 12, 2017.
She is allowed.... or so I have been informed!
Fun Fact, I used to work at that dealership lol
Here are some moody shots from a recent night cruise. More to be uploaded soon. A big thanks to VT_Sleeper for the cameras and photography skills. I hope that he enjoyed all that the evening entailed...
More images, this time down by The Bay
I also fitted the Meisterschaft GTC system a few weeks back. Click here for a nice juicy Easter Egg.
Outside the Westin Hotel, 205 Collins St, Melbourne. We spent at least an hour parked in prime position at the front door. No staff asked us to move and many of the guests paid plenty of attention during the photo shoot. Obviously we made the grade.
Some nice pics there but then it's a good looking car
Great car, I really want to get an E60 M5 myself, just for that v10.
'Coz I always feel guilty after I drive her...
And because Kristen Lee....
I am now booked in for some track time at Winton Raceway.
A few details to take care of first... CAMS L2S license application underway!
Not only am I going to get a chance to put the E60 through its paces, I have been promised a drive of a Group A E30 M3 race car. Looking forward to that!
Some photos from a recent cruise to The Grampians;
Cars included: F01 750i, F34 328i, E60 M5, E46 M3, E82 120d, F33 440i Convertible, E85 Z4 M Roadster, E90 330i (modified), F06 M6 Gran Coupe, & F22 220i
I can certainly recommend the Parker St Bistro @ The Royal Mail Hotel in Dunkeld. Their wine cellar is something to behold!
This needs to be your new avatar.
So Winton Track day complete... 1st time out for both car and track.
Temp on arrival: -3.0 degrees C
Recorded maximum: +11.8 degrees C
28 Laps (87 Km) (4 x 7 Lap Sessions)
Best recorded lap time: 1:48.44 (104km/h)
Top speed reached was a measly 179 km/h at the end of the Kitome straight. (it's a tight circuit with short straights)
Dispensed with 25 litres of BP Ultimate
Voted loudest on track!
All 4 brakes were smoking like 19th century London after the first session.
The battery on my Lap Timer went flat later in the day (after the first 2 sessions) when the track temp was considerably higher, and I had benefited from the knowledge and tuition of a Winton track guru. So I may have gone faster...
The car seems to have withstood the punishment with ease. All in all a great day, although being the first time out on the track in the car I can't help but feel I would have enjoyed it more if I was in someone else's car.
Any vids ?
Unfortunately not.. I will 'spring' for decent camera mount next time out.. I do however have some lap data.. See visualisation below. Includes max and min speeds, fix points and lateral g-forces. This is for one of my earlier laps, a 1:51.7.
Actual photos to come once I get the data dump from my photographer.
O kmh at turn 6 ?
Yeah, turn 6 had gps drop outs on that lap.. I can assure you there was no zero km anywhere but the pits.. I have replaced it with another lap.
I was worried you had an off.
If I was going to have an off I am pretty sure it would have been turn 13 or turn 1. The wall comes up quick on the exit of 13, and I almost out braked myself on one occasion into turn 1. I had gotten a bit over zealous. But as above, no bins.
Update: I have it on good authority that someone put their brand new M4 GTS into the wall at turn 13 the very next day.
That'll keep the adrenaline pumping !
Whilst I wait for my track day photos I thought I would post these..
Such nice shiny stuff.
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