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      12-20-2012, 06:56 PM   #1
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Z4M to STR?!

Hello all,

January Fastrack came out, and while my letter (#9268) failed miserable with having the SEB think that the Z4M was produced 1998-2002 (even though I mentioned the 06-08 year period). There was another letter which I need your help with.

Here is what I need you to write about:

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#9268 Z4 M Roadster Classing
Add the 2001-2002 model years to BMW M Roadster and M Coupe listing in STR. It will then read as follows:
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M Roadster and M Coupe (1998-2002)


That isn't a Z4M, ugh. Please note that for the letter below

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#9887 Z4 Roadster/Coupe in STR
The STAC would like member feedback on the possibility of classing the Z4-based M Roadster and Coupe in STR for 2012 (initial classing). These cars would have the best acceleration in the class, though would be hampered in handling by being among the heaviest.
With your help, hopefully I can find a happy home in a ST class

Thanks all.
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      12-21-2012, 12:24 AM   #2
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      12-21-2012, 06:47 AM   #3
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Autox silly.
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      12-21-2012, 11:41 AM   #4
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Message to STAC board submitted
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      12-21-2012, 03:38 PM   #5
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After reviewing the tire size rules for STR I have re-submitted my recommendation.....for STU. STR rules are set for a tire width max of 255 which IMHO is not nearly enough tire for the Z4M in autocross trim. STU allows unlimited wheel width and max tire width of 285 which would be more in line with the purpose of the Street Touring classification and the Z4M. STR was faster than STU at the National Championships and an E36M3 won STU.
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      12-21-2012, 07:20 PM   #6
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Never going to work in STU.

STU has been formed off of sedans and coupes...not sports car. IMO it would be a huge monkey wrench if Z4M got classed STU
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      12-21-2012, 08:36 PM   #7
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Autox silly.
I got THAT, I'm TSSM, just confused by the format of the post
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      12-21-2012, 10:34 PM   #8
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Autox silly.
I got THAT, I'm TSSM, just confused by the format of the post
Straight out of the Fastrack. You should read it
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      01-08-2013, 11:08 PM   #9
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I wrote my letter. I'm not sure if the Z4M can be competitive in STR but I want to try :-)
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      01-09-2013, 12:49 PM   #10
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I wrote a response and got an email at the beginning of the week saying that my letter will be responded to in the February Fastrack.
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      01-21-2013, 11:25 AM   #11
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Well, if anyone didn't see yet...the 370Z got classed into STR.

There is hope our car can get classed now. It's basically the same platform as the 370Z
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      01-22-2013, 11:17 PM   #12
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I wish they would hurry up. I want to start buying parts! :-)
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