streets of willow springs

  1. Our Project M4 Competes in the European Car Tuner GP

    Every year we participate in the European Car Magazine Tuner GP with one of our project BMWs. Having previously competed with a supercharged E92 M3 and a supercharged E86 Z4M, this was the first year we showed up with a turbo car. With our M4 putting down 559hp and 605ft-lbs tq at the wheels, we made some changes prior to the event to help this beast handle the race track.

    While lowering springs are perfect for the street, the track demands a bit more. We opted for a set of KW Clubsport 2-way adjustable coilovers, which enabled us to dial-in the optimal settings for the highly technical Streets of Willow Raceway. We then installed a front/rear Brembo GT big brake kit for better stopping power and fade-free performance. Like many of our track-going customers, we installed a set of strong and lightweight 18" Apex EC-7 wheels wrapped in the event required Continental Extreme Contact DW tires.

    Just like every other year we've competed, we drove our M4 to and from the event to prove that it's a double duty street/track weapon. Our driver, Jordan Yost of Yost Autosport, piloted the F82 and put down some awesome lap times. To get all the details you'll have to wait for the European Car Tuner GP issue to hit newsstands sometime early next year, but for now you can check out these exclusive photos and video from the event. Enjoy!

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  2. European Car Tuner GP 2013 Article

    The European Car Tuner GP magazine is out on newstands now! Back in Septemper, we competed in the annual event with our ESS supercharged Z4M driven by Jordan Yost. The competition was tough, but we were able to snag 1st place in both the RWD track and dragstrip events. We've posted the complete article below so you can get every last detail. For even more information and photos of our Z4M during this competition, head over to European Car's website for short spotlight article. Enjoy!

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  3. Having fun in a VF620 supercharged E92 M3 at Streets of Willow

    Watch as driver Jordan Yost thrashes our VF Engineering VF620 supercharged E92 M3 on Streets of Willow Raceway. The exhaust you hear is Akrapovic's Evolution Titanium exhaust system.

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  4. Streets of Willow Shift Sector Track Day Photos (1-21-12)

    We drove our VF620 M3 and our Z4M Coupe out to Willow Springs on Saturday to have some fun with Shift Sector Track Days. The weather forecast predicted "sheets" of rain for the entire day; luckily they were wrong! Joining us was our driver of choice, Jordan Yost, who put in lap after merciless lap in our M3 for some cool footage (coming soon!). Check out the turnout of cars that showed up, including a ZR1, an SLS and a widebody 335i.

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  5. EuroTuner GP: Part 2 (Streets of Willow Springs)

    For the final day of the EuroTuner GP we drove our M3 through the desert to the Streets of Willow Springs Raceway. The day consisted of several practice sessions in the morning with the timed laps happening later in the afternoon. Both we and our driverJordan Yost were very pleased with how the car performed. Even after dozens of hard, fast laps throughout the long day, we simply drove the M3 back to Anaheim while listening to an iPod.

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