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      09-28-2012, 12:23 AM   #1
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Lightbulb Driving Tips from BMW Instructor: How to be the Ultimate Driver (Using M5)

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See just what it takes to maneuver 560 horses as they're unleashed on our track in Spartanburg, SC—home of the most thrilling school on the Eastern Seaboard, and quite possibly the planet. Then book your class online, and learn even more about each thrilling experience at http://www.bmwusa.com/PDS.

Complete car control is essential to top performance, from acceleration to loss of traction, from the street to the Skid Pad — it's as much about the mental as it is about the physical. Watch Chief Driving Instructor, Matt Mullins, with tips on how to become the Ultimate Driver.






Acceleration - Tip 1





Owning the Corner - Tip 2





Proper Vision - Tip 3





Braking - Tip 4





Complete Car Control - Tip 5




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      09-28-2012, 12:59 AM   #2
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so cool
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      09-28-2012, 02:47 AM   #3
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thanks for sharing such a good video.
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      09-28-2012, 05:24 AM   #4
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More like a commercial for BMW Performance Driving School than tips, which are in turn so basic that I'm sure every ///M driver has learned the good or the bad way. Although the instructor in the video has some exceptional skills.
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      09-28-2012, 06:17 AM   #5
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I really want to drive out of my neighborhood like that one day while I wave to all my neighbors mowing their grass on Saturday morning.
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      09-28-2012, 06:24 AM   #6
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I really want to drive out of my neighborhood like that one day while I wave to all my neighbors mowing their grass on Saturday morning.
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      09-28-2012, 06:47 AM   #7
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Can someone explain to me how this site is supported ? I am not a long time member but over the months it has become clear to me that there is a BMW marketing calendar being followed to promote their cars here as well as steer discussion . How much "control/support" does BMW provide to it?
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      09-28-2012, 03:39 PM   #8
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there alot of members on here that are BMW Client Advisors/Managers and BMWNA folk that share info to the community.
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      09-28-2012, 03:42 PM   #9
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i'll be at the performance center on Monday and these videos make me very excited!
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      09-28-2012, 04:03 PM   #10
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Too bad idiotically drifting around like that is the slowest way around the track.
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      09-28-2012, 04:13 PM   #11
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These are more like the ads for the BMW driving school. The videos didn't really give any tips. Wasting time watching them.
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      09-28-2012, 04:14 PM   #12
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MAtt is awesome. I got to do a couple hot laps with him driving last time I was at PC he is a amazing driver and an awesome guy.

PC+Matt= win
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Too bad idiotically drifting around like that is the slowest way around the track.
correct but if you can idiotically drift around the track like that you will certainly have the skills and brain to know how to race the car around the track properly
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      09-28-2012, 04:20 PM   #14
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Matt is a great guy--he worked with me very carefully, working on specific detailed skills, and I really felt I got my money's worth. Because of him, I now own an E90 M3 similar to what I drove in that school.
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So cool to watch him squeeze the power out of that M5.

Truly made my lunch break.
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I'd get some sleep if In were you.

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These are more like the ads for the BMW driving school. The videos didn't really give any tips. Wasting time watching them.
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      09-28-2012, 07:04 PM   #18
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More like a commercial for BMW Performance Driving School than tips
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      09-29-2012, 02:07 AM   #19
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More like a commercial for BMW Performance Driving School than tips, which are in turn so basic that I'm sure every ///M driver has learned the good or the bad way. Although the instructor in the video has some exceptional skills.
+1, although this is such noob info that any enthusiast would too. 'Look around', 'stomp on brakes' (not good advice for the track anyway) etc... more "M"arketing.
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      09-29-2012, 04:19 AM   #20
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Wtf? seriously? no shit batman, when u need to accelerate press gas and to stop press brake... waste of time. first vid was cool though.
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      09-29-2012, 11:20 PM   #21
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Pretty lame. There are no real tips here.
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      09-29-2012, 11:50 PM   #22
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Nothing comes free. Want real tips? You gotta dig into your pocket for real cash. Otherwise, these vids are pretty enjoyable and watching a M5 tossing around a track is always fun.
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