05-03-2012, 12:04 PM
Location: Not In Kansas Any More
Join Date: Dec 2005
Mein Auto: 535i; 428 GC; Twin X1's
Oh my goodness, no. 200 kph on the autobahn is perfectly safe. Just ask this guy:
Originally Posted by TurboBusa
Are you referring to the autobahn also? You sound like law enforcement.
No I am not law enforcement. But I have spent enough time as an HPDE instructor to know that most people have no freaking clue what to do when things go wrong at 100+ MPH. Add in other traffic, deer, moose, and the deteriorating condition of our infrastructures, and I think you are insane to goo 100+ on any public road, especially in the USA. And it has nothing to do with law enforcement.
Come to think of it, it has little to do with public roads. Most people do not have the ability to deal with a problem at 100+ mph, period. I am sure any of these 5 families would agree.
Can you tell I feel passionately about this? A BMWCCA HPDE is the most fun you can have with your car, you will not jeopardize yourself or innocent bystanders, and you will learn skills that can save your life. If you want to drive 100+, do it there, not on the street.
2016 428 GC MSport
2014 535i MSport
2015 X1 28i xDrive
2015 X1 35i xDrive
2014 328i SportWagon
2011 535ix MSport
2011 X5 35D
2008 ///M3 Vert
2008 X5 3.0
2007 X5 3.0
2006 X5 3.0
2006 550iA SP
2003 540iA M-Technic
Last edited by quackbury; 05-03-2012 at 12:13 PM.