This E92 BMW M3 Put on an Epic Drift and Smoke Show at the 2022 Goodwood Festival of Speed
Goodwood Festival of Speed is one of the most spectacular automotive events, and in 2022, the 29th edition took place. The event started on Thursday, June 23, and ended on Sunday, June 26. As always, some of the most epic machines of all shapes, sizes, classes, powertrains, etc. were showcased at the event in West Sussex. By far, one of the greatest shows was put up by James Deane’s BMW M3 E92, which disappeared entirely into a cloud of smoke at one point.
The 2023 BMW M4 GT4 Drops In Time For The Next Racing Season
BMW has a long and proud history in racing, particularly so in GT racing. With this in mind, BMW’s Motorsport division just announced that its new racecar, the BMW M4 GT4, officially goes on sale. BMW’s latest GT4 racer was unveiled in preparation for the SRO race weekend at the Virginia International Raceway (USA). The latest iteration of BMW’s GT4 racecar is set to continue the German brand’s success in the GT4 category, and from 2023, private teams will be able to purchase the M4 GT4 and put it straight to work in the racing series.
BMW’s New LMDh Prototype For The 2023 Season Looks Very M-Like
BMW is the latest automaker to offer us the first look on its future LMDh race car. While some of its design elements are still hidden, we can make a pretty good idea on what to expect in 2023. The prototype wears a special livery built as a celebration of BMW M’s 50th anniversary which will be used during its entire testing season. An official debut should happen before January 2023 when the M Hybrid V8 will have its race debut.
Formula Drift BMW M2 Attempts To Go Fast In a Straight Line, But A BMW 318is Time Attack Monster Has Something To Say About It
Hoonigan’s “This vs That” has given us some of the most epic drag race battle, we have ever seen. If a build is crazy fast and weird, it’s bound to show up on their channel, and this time, we have two very different BMWs squaring off against each other. The first bonkers machine is a BMW M2 Formula Drift car while the second one is a BMW E36, built specifically for Time Attack. Neither of the cars is meant to race on a drag strip, so it should be very interesting.
The Dodge Challenger Hellcat Finally Manages To Get A BMW-sized Chip Off Its Shoulder!
There is something about the Dodge Challenger Hellcat and tuned BMWs. Despite boasting a lot more power than its German rival even in its tuned form, the Challenger just couldn’t beat a tuned BMW in the past. I’m talking about the time when it got spanked hard by a tuned M4. This time, it faced a tuned F80 BMW M3 and seemed to be having a déjà vu, but somehow managed to get redemption.
Watch A German Family Performance Sedan Take On A Revered Japanese Sports Car And A V-12 Italian Supercar!
The ‘Carwow’ team is back with yet another drag race; this time involving three cars in their pinnacle performance trims, but very different from one another. The three-way bout included the BMW M5 CS, the Nissan GT-R Nismo, and the Lamborghini Aventador SVJ. I’m not spoiling the races here, but let’s just say all the cars had their moments to shine at some or the other point, thus making this a far from boring or a monotonous race. That’s always better than the one-way quashes, isn’t it?
Does The Lexus RC F Have In It To Beat The BMW M4 With A Third Pedal?
Sam from ‘Sam CarLegion’ is not new to getting different cars together for a series of drag races and roll races. Remember the time when he got a Fusion Sport that humiliated a Ford Mustang? Building on the “not-the-race-we-wanted-but-the race-we-needed” series, Sam got a Lexus RC F to take on the popular car, the BMW M4. One’s got a V-8, the other a six-pot mill; one’s naturally aspirated and the other comes with a turbocharger. But, the difference that could be a deciding factor is the gearbox. It’s a manual gearbox vs automatic transmission. You’ve got the Kidney grille or the spindle?
The BMW M2 CS Is The New Racing MotoGP Safety Car For The 2022 Season
The 2022 racing season of the MotoGP will begin on 6th March with the Grand Prix of Qatar. And, since 2022 is BMW M GmbH’s special 50th anniversary, the company found the perfect way to continue its celebration. The M2 CS - also known as the most powerful 2 Series ever - will be the safety car during the race season.
Watch A Dodge Challenger Hellcat Get Spanked Hard By A Tuned BMW M4!
Pit the Dodge Challenger Hellcat against any car and it will be the Alpha male there. However, it faced an unlikely bully on the drag strip in the form of a tuned BMW M4. Sam from ‘Sam CarLegion’ raced a Challenger and an M4, and even though the former makes more power, it lost to the German every time they raced. Quite embarrassing for the muscle car, eh?
Watch A Porsche Panamera Take On A BMW M5 CS, An AMG E63, And An Audi RS6 In A Drag Race
Mat Watson and his team from ’Carwow’ got four cars to the drag strip for an all-German drag race. The contenders included the Audi RS6, the BMW M5 CS, the Mercedes-AMG E63, and the Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid. All the cars feature V-8 engines and two turbochargers. The Porsche goes in the races with a slight advantage, thanks to the electric motor assisting the engine and helping it make the most horses here. But, it’s a double-edged sword as the motor and batteries make it the heaviest. Which car do you think will dominate the races?
This Drag Race Between Five German Cars Oozes With Unpredictability
The ‘Carwow’ team brought in five German cars to face each other on the drag strip. The contenders include the Audi RS3, the BMW M2, the Mercedes-AMG A45, the Porsche Cayman GTS, and the Volkswagen Golf R. All the cars have very different setups – some are naturally aspirated, some turbocharged; some are rear-wheel-drive, some all-wheel-drive – that make this an unpredictable race. Which car are you betting on here?
Assetto Corsa Competizione Update Includes The BMW M4 GT3
Assetto Corsa Competizione was officially presented back in 2018, with the versions for the Xbox One and Playstation 4 announced in June 2020. At Gamescom 2021, the game’s developer - Kunos Simulazioni - announced that a version for Xbox Series X/S and PlayStation 5 will also arrive in February 2022.
However, November 2021 brings some serious updates for the PC version, and the BMW M4 GT3 is part of this update.
Watch A Mercedes-AMG SLS Indulge In An Epic Drag Race With A BMW M3 Competition
The Mercedes-AMG SLS is an iconic machine and it will go down in the history books as one of the most legendary monikers to have ever graced us. It isn’t just about that long hood or the gullwing doors; the car is a beast on the track. The folks at Carwow pit it against a BMW M3 Competition to set up a naturally aspirated V-8 vs a twin-turbo straight-six. Do you think the SLS has in it to take down the turbocharged M3?
This Is What Happens When The BMW M3 Competition and The Audi RS5 Sportback Take On A 2011 Mercedes-AMG C63 Black Series
The ‘Carwow’ team brought in three hot German cars to the drag strip for a series of drag and rolling races. The contenders this time were the Audi RS5 Sportback, the BMW M3 Competition, and the Mercedes-AMG C63 Black Series. They all have different characteristics, and that is what makes the races unpredictable? Which car do you think is going to win?
Watch The BMW M3 Make A Mockery Out Of The Volkswagen Golf R In A Series Of Straight-Line Races
Drag races are fun when the cars involved in the race are closely matched and you don’t know which one’s going to win. They’re even more fun when they’re vastly different from each other, but make for a hell of a race. Or, sometimes the underdog snatches a win over the car expected to be the winner. However, there are some lopsided races once in a while, and this one between the BMW M3 Competition and the Volkswagen Golf R is one of them. Both the cars are known for their performance, but when they came face-to-face, it was a different story altogether.
2022 BMW M4 GT3
BMW started to work on the new M4 GT3 pretty much in the same time with the new generation M4. But the race car went to its own process of development and testing. It all started back in 2019 with CFD computer simulations and continued in July, 2020 with the first real testing at BMW’s plant in Dingolfing. From there, lots of testing was made on race tracks around the world. After each testing the car was further optimized to make it ready for its racing career.
Finally, on June 26th, 2021 the M4 GT3 made its first race debut at season’s Nürburgring Endurance Series (NLS) and from there will be heading to BMW M Motorsport teams for the 2022 racing season.
The M4 GT3 is priced at $530,000. An additional Competition Package adds another $55,000. The car can be raced in the GT Daytona and GT Daytona Pro classes of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
Track Battle: Can a Mildly Modified Nissan 370Z Take On a Track-Prepped BMW E46 M3?
Drag races are fun, but let’s face it, a true test for a sports car should include some corners. This is exactly why the YouTube channel Driving Line is presenting us with the “Driver Battles” series, where two drivers and their cars set the best possible lap times around a race track. Today’s time attack shootout is at Willow Springs race track and two of the most preferred build platforms go at it.