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Old 09-01-2010, 09:45 AM   #43
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That would be a ton of fun!
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Old 09-01-2010, 09:50 AM   #44
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that's awesome. I'm sure everyone over in the states that enjoys track time is extremely jealous of the fact that the Nurburgring is within reach and openly drivable for a fee. Great story and thanks for sharing!
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Old 09-01-2010, 09:57 AM   #45
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Hell YEAH!!!



So jealous!

Well done... Some day when I have more money than dirt...


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Old 09-01-2010, 10:42 AM   #46
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That's amazing.....

You know that all of us here in the States are completely jealous ! A few laps around the Ring would be a dream come true for many of us !

Thanks for sharing your experience.


btw, 1.34L ( if in US currency ) would be about $5.44gal for us. Holy smokes! Is that pump gas or racing fuel ?
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Old 09-01-2010, 12:49 PM   #47
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KUDOS to you for getting out there!!!
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Old 09-01-2010, 02:43 PM   #48
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Great story and the best part is you and your car were in tact at the end. I'm sure there are a good number of folks that pay their 100 bucks and leave with 1000's in damage for doing something stupid. I think I would be broke if I had a track like that nearby at $100/4 laps, I'd be stopping there on the way home from work
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Old 09-01-2010, 03:19 PM   #49
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Great story!

I have been there 20-30 times, and just recently in May for the Scuderia Hanseat Race where a buddy and I drove 2 Lotus Exige Cups. I will be taking my Camaro there next year sometime though, can't wait to set some serious lap times there.

I have driven a 8.15 BTG lap in my wifes Audi B7 RS4 and it is the most fun one can have outside of a bed

Here are 2 shots from this years trip, one of the lotus and one of the wifes RS4!










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tell us about gas prices and the octane...i was always curious....its higher than 93
something like 95 right?

The European octane rating is different the here in the US. 93 premium here is comparable to 98-99 octane in Europe, 87 would be 95 octane etc so it is pretty much the same, just different ratings.-



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btw, 1.34L ( if in US currency ) would be about $5.44gal for us. Holy smokes! Is that pump gas or racing fuel ?
We have been paying way more then that for fuel over there! We have paid up to about 8USD per gallon for regular 87 octane!

Insane...
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Old 09-01-2010, 03:22 PM   #50
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awesome! keep practicing and make us proud!

right now im sure alot of the guys are envious of your opportunity
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Old 09-02-2010, 12:20 AM   #51
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That would be absolutely incredible! There's a few things that I just HAVE to do in my life...and that would be one of them!
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Old 09-02-2010, 05:26 AM   #52
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Awesome post. Definitely a great life experience..
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Old 09-02-2010, 11:10 AM   #53
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Man that is awesome! I would love to take a trip around the ring!
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Old 09-02-2010, 04:53 PM   #54
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That is very cool and thanks for sharing. I wouldn't be ashamed of your time. After a few more visits you can improve it. Hell, you've got to do something that most of us here will never be able to do.



YEP. Unless I WIN the LOTTO.

Thanks for Your great Adventure story
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