By naterisch
04/11/2016
Since my last Roundel Weekly column, a lot has taken place! I completed my second race with Turner Motorsport in the IHG Rewards Club BMW M6 GT3 at the 12 Hours of Sebring, where we ended up finishing in a very exciting second place! We worked extremely hard for that one, and our car performed flawlessly throughout the entire race. It truly came down to the very final laps—it was quite the nail-biter—and we were ecstatic to earn the M6 its first podium!
By naterisch
04/09/2016
With my epic series on the most questionable wheel refinishing project in history mercifully concluded, I’m going to give you an easy one: a column about decrepitude and pain. You know, something light and chatty.
By naterisch
04/04/2016
One of the great thing about the car community is the variety and the variety of people you meet along the way. In mid-March I was able to attend the incredible—and, thankfully, incredibly close-by—car extravaganza known as the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. As one would expect, BMW turned out in force, as did the enthusiast contingent for Saturday’s cars-and-coffee get-together to kick off the weekend.
By naterisch
04/04/2016
Last week I wrote the ending of the E39 Style 42 wheel-refinishing story and solemnly intoned the lesson learned: Don’t buy an inexpensive set of corroded wheels and try to refinish them yourself. The time required to do even a passable job simply isn’t worth it. Even I would never do it again. Even I would pay someone else to do it, or buy a set in better condition. Be smart—don’t be a cheap idiot like me.
By naterisch
03/28/2016
This month marks my 40th anniversary as a BMW car-owner. For those 40 years, the BMWs that I have been fortunate enough to own have been excellent, and by excellent I mean fun and reliable—and excellent.

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