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E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013)
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Old 02-21-2012, 07:16 PM
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Fantastic 10-Minute-Long Fight Between a 911 GT3 and a 1-series

Awesome head-to-head action between a 911 GT3 and a 1-series in the Dutch Supercar Challenge:
http://www.onehotlap.com/2012/02/10-...l-between.html

It took over 10 minutes for the 1 to make a pass and pull away for good. Amazing battle!
Looks like the 1-series was set up better than the GT3 for this race and its driver was a lot better!
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Old 02-24-2012, 06:00 AM
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That was very cool.
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Wow. That was some nice racing.

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Old 04-24-2012, 04:57 PM
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Wow. That was some nice racing.

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Best part was that they are two very different cars with one much faster on the straightaways and the other much better at cornering. Kept me on the edge for a while
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Old 04-25-2012, 03:15 AM
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Poetic...and masterful wheel skills from both drivers! Thanks for the link.
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Old 04-25-2012, 05:30 AM
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Again, grreat video. I noticed that one of the comments under the video disparaged the Porsche driver as not knowing how to drive...WTF!!!??? I think very few of us...me included...have the necessary stones, or skill, to competitively track cars such as these. There's a lot more to this sport than just driving fast.
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Our guy nearly lost it a couple of times. If either diver was "better", I'd say the Porsche one appeared more in control. Lots of fun to watch. Too bad the seats were empty at the track.
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Old 04-26-2012, 11:34 AM
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Money buys a lot of seats in these series though
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Awesome video, that was a sweet 135 but the Porsche 911 should've never been beat, its a testament to the driving skills of the 135! Also the 135 seemed to have the better setup for that track then the 911 but I'm just guessing.
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Awesome video, that was a sweet 135 but the Porsche 911 should've never been beat, its a testament to the driving skills of the 135! Also the 135 seemed to have the better setup for that track then the 911 but I'm just guessing.
That's his 130i hatch, he also has a 1M, here's a vid of him at the Ring in it:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=4Fkw_3z9nZU
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That's his 130i hatch, he also has a 1M, here's a vid of him at the Ring in it:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=4Fkw_3z9nZU
Great driving!
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