BMW 2002 Driving Enthusiasts:
This email is to inform you that BMW CCA Club Racing is standing-up a Vintage BMW Racing Series in 2023, with the possibility of having its first race (as a trial run) at Summit Point Motorsports Park on Sep 30-Oct 2, 2022. All BMWs that are E30 series or earlier and meet BMW Club Racing safety standards will be eligible to race in this vintage series. Vintage racecars would be classed using the structure in the current BMW Club Rac
Racing vintage cars in Colorado got more interesting last year. Rocky Mountain Vintage Racing has an event in Aspen Snowmass. It is at the foot of the ski resort racing through the streets of Snowmass Village. This year we had 8 BMW 02s and a TiSA. The course is very busy, with 17 corners and a steep 8% grade section in a 1.3 mile loop. The event was two days of racing with a car show. Whats not to like about going on vacation to one of the best places in Colorado, at one of the best times
Last weekend we travelled across the country to participate in the 2018 Classic Motorsports ‘The Mitty’ races held on the beautiful Road Atlanta circuit just north of Atlanta, Georgia. This is perhaps the biggest vintage race on the east coast with over 300 entries.
The featured marque for this year’s race was Nissan/Datsun so the paddock was full of 510’s and Z cars. My 2002 was the token German in our paddock, which was also home to the cars of John Morton, the Grand Marshal for th
We ran the HMSA Spring event at Laguna Seca last weekend. I took my new M3 along with the might K2002.
The Car had a new engine for this season. It was built by Ivey Engines in Portland. The Tinney engine we had in the car for the last 4 seasons was due for a refresh so it has been shipped back to Terry.
The performance of the two engines seemed pretty similar. The only thing I noticed was the Ivey engine had a flatter torque curve, and a little bit wider power band.