Likely in SS, or the new stock 1 class.
At that point, the M Coupe with ~315 or
so HP may be a better SS car. The E46
M3 is supposed to be around ~330 HP, but
is heavier than the M Coupe.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Nicholas Horton" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "AutoX (E-mail)" <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, September 12, 2000 2:50 PM
Subject: RE: BMW M3's in ESP - again.
> Speaking of M3's, anyone know where the new E46 M3 is going to be classed?
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Dave Guard [mailto:David.Guard@sdrc.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, September 12, 2000 5:21 PM
> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: Re: BMW M3's in ESP - again.
> > Re: Whining from back markers.
> > I thought this list was about opinions and discussion topics related
> > to autox.
> > Maybe some have gotten opinion mixed up with whining.
> > If that's the case, should back markers be limited from contributing
> > (opinion or whine) ? If we're limiting relevant input to only
> > those who
> > finish in the top of their class... this list should be
> > pretty quiet all
> > week :-o
> > So unless this list is only for tops in the class, I say its OK to
> > re-kindle
> > old discussion topics. The old thread died with, "let's wait and see
> > what
> > happens at Nationals". Well, its Nationals. The ProSolo results were
> > interesting, as are Day 1 results. The big gal is coming on stage
> > tomorrow.
> > (rekindling the old thread) The argument that got the E36 M3
> > moved to ESP was "it was too fat for CSP". However, we also class
> > the E36 M3 lightweights in ASP. Think about it, one car that covers
> > almost the complete range of the SP index. Seems odd that aluminum
> > doors make that much difference :-). I made the suggestion to reclass
> > the
> > E36 M3 to ASP and put it on the same line as the lightweights.
> > Its a shame the ESP entries were down so much from last year
> > (37 vs 51).
> > F-Stock grew 58 vs. 40, CP grew 66 vs. 53, so its not like interest in
> > Pony cars is fading.
> > Dave Guard
> > ESP ' 93 Cobra Mustang.
> > (back marker at Nationals ? could be, might have been mid-pack -
> > it doesn't matter!!!)
> > Headed for cover...