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E60 (2004 - 2010)
BMW 5-Series (E60 chassis) was first seen in the Unites States in the fall of 2003 with a 2004 Model Year designation. The E60 is now available as a 528i, 528xi, 535i, 535xi, 550i and a 535xi sports wagon! -- View the E60 Wiki

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Old 11-20-2012, 10:40 AM
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I went for Formula one at new race track in Austin TX. I was first time in TX and very nice city, a lot music and very good food. The race track is not finished yet, I meant walk paths, parking, transportation but they did a great job to build a race track itself. It was around 130,000 people and Hamilton won everything and got a hat?
So just imagine sound on track I did couple short videos.



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Old 11-20-2012, 01:04 PM
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Thanks for your videos. Wish I could have been there as well. Glad to see F1 back in the US. Everybody seems to love the new track in Austin. I watched practice, qualifying and the race on Speed in HD. Not the same as being there, I know, but maybe next year? 2012 has been an exciting season. My money is on Vettel to win the Championship. Red Bull won the constructors Championship in Austin. How come Renault engines keep winning F1 championships against Ferrari, MB and BMW (for the time they were still racing)?
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Old 11-20-2012, 01:45 PM
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Yea, must have been great to be there. And the sounds I watched the replay race on Speed TV today, and it was cool to see four superstars on the podium at once. Vettel has a healthy lead. Renault has to stay on the map worldwide I guess. It's almost like Peugeot winning LeMans all the time pissing Audi off. They must remain famous globally since they don't sell cars globally.
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I live in Austin and I still haven't been to the track yet.
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Old 11-20-2012, 02:44 PM
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Is that T12? I was at T11 with my 8-yr old son (huge Vettel fan). What an awesome track - great racing, great facility, great fans, F1 has a new home in America. I'll be there every year.
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BTW I saw 535 black on black with tint windows and black license plate, is anyone know this guy? I saw this guy at very taco tasty place called Trailer park.
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Old 11-20-2012, 06:56 PM
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Was a guest of Red Bull for this event. It was animpressive start.
Lot to be done to finish out the facility but they spent the money wisely where it counted.

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I was sitting on T6 I was trying to get T8/T9 just before T11, I think it has best view coming before 180 deg turn and nice view on long straight line.
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Renault $$$ !Test ,research ,engineering .Thats why BMW ,Toyota and Honda left,$$$.
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Renault $$$ !Test ,research ,engineering .Thats why BMW ,Toyota and Honda left,$$$.
That was sad to see BMW is not in the race but used their cars for limousine serves.
I hate to say but it feels like I have Lexus but not a BMW. Not good at all.
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