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Hi from North New Jersey, Z4 Roadster

Discussion in 'Member Introductions' started by DavecIAS, Apr 7, 2008.

    DavecIAS guest

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    Hi all, just joined, bought an 08 z4 3.0si roadster in Febuary. Was dissapointed to learn my car is ineligible for the CCA driving school, but might hit an autoX event. Cheers, see you on the road!

    lugnut guest

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    I feel your pain when it comes to using your ragtop on a track. I ran into that issue with my e46 M3 convertible and my z3 (evidently it safe for me to use in the real world, but not safe to use it in a controlled environment......).

    I'm in north jersey too, so if u spot a 2008 space gray M3 coupe shoot past you, honk.

    Enjoy!

    NJMC40 guest

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    I'm taking delivery of an 08 Z4 on Tuesday this week.

    I hope to see you at the Auto X with the www.NJBMWCCA.com

    I autox with the and the MSNE

    What kind of Z4 do you have ? and what colors options?

    lugnut guest

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    How do you like the AutoX? I have never tried, and honestly I have avoided it because the only one I have ever witnessed was a bunch of teenagers with Japanese imports at Giants Stadium.

    NJMC40 guest

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    It really depends who is running the autox.

    At Giants Stad it is either Motorsports Northeast or Porsche Club NNJR.
    The last event I raced in was April 6th and there were over 20+ M3's - my 545i - a few Z4s and an M roadster - along with the rest of the non BMW's (911 GT3 and 911 Turbo) - 2Lotus Elise and 1 Exige

    They allow all cars to run but they will be classed differently.

    www.motorsportsne.com see their site to see what class you are in.

    Their courses are fast as they have a big lot compared to lets say the BMW CCA in Somerset Patriots stadium.

    I like the Somerset location because the courses are tight and great for smaller cars.

    Either way you can't go wrong -

    here is a schedule of the NJ autox events

    SCCA NNJR

    ALL DATES ARE ON SATURDAY @ Raceway Park, Englishtown, NJ

    * Dates showing Weather Permitting will be confirmed the day before the event.

    March 22 - Test & Tune -Weather Permitting
    March 29 - Test & Tune - Weather Permitting
    April 5 Points #1
    April 12 Points #2
    April 26 Points #3
    May 10 Points #4
    May 24 Points #5
    June 14 Points #6
    June 28 Points #7
    July 12 Points #8
    August 2 - Corvette Day Corvettes Only!! Non-SCCA
    August 9 Points #9
    August 16 - Honda Day, Non-SCCA, Hondas Only
    August 30 Points #10
    September 20 Points #11
    October 18 Points #12
    October 25 Points #13
    November 1 Test & Tune -Weather Permitting
    November 8 Test & Tune -Weather Permitting
    November 15 Test & Tune -Weather Permitting


    MOTORSPORTS NORTH EAST

    All Autocrosses are run at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ

    Sunday March 9 - 2008 Season Opener Test and Tune
    Sunday March 16 - Autocross
    Sunday March 23 Tentative Autocross
    Sunday March 30 - Autocross
    Sunday April 6 - Autocross
    Friday April 25 - AM Autocross School / PM Autocross
    Friday May 23 - AM Autocross School / PM Autocross
    Friday June 6 - AM Autocross School / PM Autocross
    Sunday June 8 - Autocross
    Friday July 25 - AM Autocross School / PM Autocross


    BMW CCA NJ

    The 2 sites are the PNC Bank Arts Center south lot in Holmdel, and the Commerce Bank Park, Patriots Park, in Bridgewater, blue lot.

    4/13/2008 AutoX - SCHOOL
    4/27/2008 AutoX - PNC
    5/4/2008 AutoX - CBB
    6/1/2008 AutoX - CBB
    6/22/2008 AutoX - PNC
    7/27/2008 AutoX - CBB


    Porsche Club of America NNJR


    Dates Event Location
    4/20 Autocross Meadowlands - Lot #18
    4/27 Autocross- CANCELLED Meadowlands - Lot #18
    5/11 Autocross Meadowlands - Lot #18
    5/18 Car Control Clinic Meadowlands - Lot #18
    5/25 Autocross-CANCELLED Meadowlands - Lot #18
    5/31-6/1 Autocross - Englishtown Englishtown Raceway Park
    6/15 Autocross Meadowlands - Lot #18
    6/22 Autocross Meadowlands - Lot #18
    7/20 Autocross Meadowlands - Lot #18
    8/2-8/3 Autocross - Englishtown Englishtown Raceway Park
    9/13-9/14 Porscherama Autocross Pocono Raceway East Course

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