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      06-02-2010, 08:37 PM   #1
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Hockenheim Ring ADAC Masters

What a weekend!

This past Sunday a good friend of mine invited me to come to Hockenheim to see his race team he manages. They run a two car team in the Porsche SuperCup series. They were at Hochenheim for the ADAC Masters race. Basically there were pro and armature drivers there. I must say there was a bunch of really cool cars there!!

I knew when I got to our hotel (in Speyer) that it was going to be a good weekend! There were some really cool 1-er’s there in the parking lot! A really sweet 123d coupe, with all the BMW Performance goodies. And a cool AW 130i e87 four door hatch. Plus all sorts of fast cars scattered about. I had the only 135i.

When we got to Hockenheim Ring (just a few klicks away) it got even better! Racing and race tracks are in my blood… and there is just something that feels so dam right about being at a motorsports event!

My friend runs the Hermes race team. They have two 911 race cars. A new brand new 997 Cup car (#35) and an older 997 (#36). Both cars are top in class cars. In fact the brand new car WON the GT3 class. It was really cool sitting in the race truck and watching the track coverage live on TV. But most of the time I was walking around in FULL DROOL mode. There were some really cool cars running around! Plus since I was with the race team, I had pit credentials pass. So I could go anywhere I wanted too!

There was all sorts of race cars there at the Ring. Mini cup cars, Fiat 500 cup cars (220 PS!), DTC and Touring cars, Formula 3000 (one step down from F1 cars), GT2 and GT3 cars, and a few others classes I am probably forgetting about right now!

Well… here are some of my pics. I tried to concentrate on BMW theme besides all the other cool cars there that day!


IF you would like to see more of my photos… all 224 of them! You can see more here --->

http://s764.photobucket.com/albums/x...race%20series/

- David –



Cool 1-er’s… first the BMW Perf 123d from Austria…




How did I know it was a diesel? Look at the exhaust and most off all the personalized tag!


130i e87


Who says Germans have no sense of humor?




ADAC Masters…










My friends team truck…


The two team 997 RSR’s… the white on in back is getting an alignment, that is what those jigs are for.








Lovely CF… this door weighs like 4lbs!!!








MB’s new SLR GT3 racer…






VIP area from ADAC






























Alpina race cars…






Ami Vette…
























































Funny!




Gas truck






























Track wrecker










A famous car gal from German Tv’s Kabel-Eins channel




Grid ladies…. Mmm…










The two most important tools to have handy: lap top(s) and Hammers!!!


These guys had a nice pit setup! They were the winners too. Brother’s Bergmeister. Blue and white 997.








Our car…
































Our winning car getting detailed with compressed air!



























Some cool cars…










RS6!









The End…
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      06-02-2010, 08:53 PM   #2
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op i envy you

this is making me consider learning german.
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      06-02-2010, 09:03 PM   #3
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I really wanted to go to this, was invited to it and everything, but was stuck at work. I was lucky to get Le Mans off. Pics look great, what was that orange rhino's car in the garage???
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      06-02-2010, 09:19 PM   #4
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I really wanted to go to this, was invited to it and everything, but was stuck at work. I was lucky to get Le Mans off. Pics look great, what was that orange rhino's car in the garage???
That car is a Ascari KZ1R GT3. it won!

http://www.leipert-motorsport.de/ind...e_id=1&clang=1

I really did not plan on going to this race. But things just sort of fell into place for me! The next race for the ADAC Master's is in NL in Assen.

My friend's team will be in Lausitzring this weekend though. That is the only banked Nascar style track in europe, other than one in the UK. VW will sponser this race. Its near one thier factories in Eastern Germany. I think near Dresden.

Btw... there is this really HUGE car/plane/boat show down at Lake Konstance (BodenSee) this weekend. I think I will go there on Sunday.

http://www.klassikwelt-bodensee.de/
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      06-03-2010, 12:42 AM   #5
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Nice shots. Thanks for sharing.
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      06-03-2010, 05:05 AM   #6
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nice Pics

the Lausitzring is between Dresden and Berlin My Girlfriends Sister lives there... next Time i get on the LausitzRING

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      06-03-2010, 06:00 PM   #7
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dude... amazing pics/even more amazing cars!
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      06-03-2010, 06:48 PM   #8
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You need to adopt me. After Leipzig tour pics, and now this...yeah I decided you should do this!!!
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      06-13-2010, 04:12 PM   #9
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Nice pictures, thanks for sharing!!!
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      06-13-2010, 04:17 PM   #10
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Thanks for the pics. Very nice. Really like the 123d Coupé Performance.
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      06-13-2010, 04:35 PM   #11
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Awesome pics David. I wanted to go so bad to that race
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      06-13-2010, 04:45 PM   #12
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woooow!! thanks for sharing!! super mega great weekend!!!!
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      06-13-2010, 05:04 PM   #13
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Great photos. thanks for sharing.


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Very cool pics Thank you for sharing
But DAMN do i see lots of $$$$$$$$$ I dont see cars, I see money
and i thought Germany had high unemployment and the Euro$ was not doing so well...........my a$$
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amazing pics!! thanks for sharing
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Wow those are some amazing looking race cars.. I wish I can drive or own one of those haha.. and nice pictures..
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wow wow and WOOOOOWWW. thank you thank you. That is why i love europe; its racing heritage doesn't bore me.
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Damn sweet pics....time to win the lotto and go car shopping in Europe
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Sick .. Thanks for sharing!!
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it was a great week end! thx for sharing these cool pics!
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Great pics!!!

Loved the yellow jacket chicks line :P

That R Red Scirrocco looks so damn nice T_T
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