BMW has "uncorrected" speedo numbers that read higher than actual speed and the variance gets worse toward the top end of the dial. A 155 "true speed" limiter won't kick in until the speedo needle points well above 160. This is true for the US spec cars at least. Source: I own one. » 8/22/14 12:12pm Yesterday 12:12pm

It's a shame the M3 was a vert. It's 400lbs heavier than the coupe and sedan, which is really noticeable in street driving given the torque curve. The last thing the E9X M3 needs is two pudgy dudes built into the roof and trunk. Not really an apples to apples comparison against the 911. » 8/19/14 6:36pm Tuesday 6:36pm

Sufficient prior autox or HPDE experience and there's an online training program you have to complete (which was created by the guy who prepared all the BMW CCA instructor training school materials). The instructors are all SCCA or BMW CCA members, so the people in charge are pretty familiar with the skill level of… » 8/18/14 10:21am Monday 10:21am

Jumping Jesus on a pogo stick - I could watch him drive this car all day long. The sound!!! You almost forget how good these guys really are when you watch them in their normal race cars, which really don't move around this much on the track. He's just constantly making corrections in this car. Mesmerizing. So much… » 8/18/14 9:03am Monday 9:03am