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I've been out of autocross for a while, so I don't have a current rule book. Can anybody tell me what class a stock 1999 323i would be in? It has SP if that matters.

Thanks in advance!
 

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323DKB said:
Phil, do you autoX w/ Philly region?
Uh...I made it out there once this year. I kept meaning to go again, but now they're done with the Boeing lot for the year, and there's even less of a chance I'm driving for an hour to get to the other site.

I used to autocross my CRX with the Philly region years ago. There are so many more people there now. The place is packed and you're guaranteed be there nearly all day. :yikes: Subarus seem to be the hot autocross cars these days.
 

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There are so many more people there now. The place is packed and you're guaranteed be there nearly all day.
The normal NCC BMWCCA events usually have about 100 cars. If you run the first heat, it's possible to get there at 8 and be on your way home by 11.

The SCCA events have up to 300 cars and it can take an hour longer from the time you get there until you can leave, depending on the drive/work schedule for the day.
 

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The normal NCC BMWCCA events usually have about 100 cars. If you run the first heat, it's possible to get there at 8 and be on your way home by 11.
I was there from 8 AM to 2 PM. If I had to work the last run group, I would have been there until 4 PM. It's literally the entire day.

For about five minutes on the track, I personally have to question if it's worth it. However, you get to talk cars all day.
 

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PhilH said:

I was there from 8 AM to 2 PM. If I had to work the last run group, I would have been there until 4 PM. It's literally the entire day.

For about five minutes on the track, I personally have to question if it's worth it. However, you get to talk cars all day.
Of course, if you're there at the end you can do some fun runs.
 

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I ran pretty actively with Philly region in 2 Honda Civic 1500S's, a CRX Si and most recently a Sentra SE-R. I've been away from it now for probably 4 years. I want to get back into it with the BMW. It doesn't seem like Del Val Chapter has many (any?) autocrosses, although the driving school schedule looks pretty good.

I agree that the time committment at Philly Region SCCA is daunting- they now do a run I, skip II, work III format which puts you there all day. That's tough when your wife and kid are waiting for you at home!

What chapter is NCC?
 

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What chapter is NCC?
National Capital Chapter. It looks like all of our events this year are going to be held at Rosecroft Raceway in Ft. Washington, MD which is right off the Beltway near the VA line (east of DC)
 
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