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Old 09-26-2012, 01:33 AM
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Mein Auto: E46 M3, 2011 X5 35i
Originally Posted by Pinecone View Post
Your friends need to learn to downshift.

I teach at the track and find VERY few people that drive manuals know how to properly downshift.
He was being hard on the car on purpose The guy won the regional SCCA championship last year, so he knows what he's doing.

I let him drive my car for a few laps, and he was 2 seconds off my best time of the day. At a track that only takes 1:02 Overall, he was very impressed with the SMG transmission and he kept the car perfectly balanced around the track (shifting, braking, cornering ..etc)
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