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Default 8/22/15 M3/M4 S55 Trap Speed World Record Set @ 135.5mph! - 08-23-2015, 10:09 AM

Hey guys,

Famoso Raceway had a rare drag day last night that a few of us attended. The track was packed and weather horrible, around 90 degrees when they started running at 8pm and around 80 degrees at midnight when they stopped running. And traction was bad. But we all had a good time anyway. DA was around 2500' at 11pm.

I raced our 2015 M3 w/ JB4, PURE S2 Turbos, BMS intake, BMS meth, Dodson clutch packs, and Nitto 555R tires. Full weight. And was able to set a new F80 trap record. It's actually probably a new F chassis trap record. Best of 3 runs was 11.4@135mph. Since traction was so bad after the first run I gave up trying to launch hard and would just floor it at the light with traction control one pushed. The car definitely has 10 second potential with a 60' in the 1.8s and better weather won't hurt.

Jon was racing our 2015 M5 with JB4 & meth only. Due to trans slippage he limited boost to 22psi, and the car is stock weight with a heavier driver. He managed a best of ~11.7@126mph. It was his first time in the 11s in any car so he was happy.

Ando was racing our 2015 M4 with JB4 only and really struggled with traction. Since he didn't have meth the high temperatures translated in to low timing values which hurt his power a lot more than Jon and myself. His best was ~11.9@120mph.

Jason was racing our 435 with JB4, PURE S2 Turbo, BMS meth, and some other bolt ons, and really struggled to build boost off the line. 60's were in the 2.2-2.3 range brake boosting so we're going to have to work on improving that somehow. He ran a best of ~11.9@120mph

Ram with the 740whp M5 using a combination of BMS and ESS parts ran a best of ~11.4@132mph. With some tuning adjustments and better tires I can see him picking up another 2mph pretty easily. And he has larger turbos on the way.

Eric (of MB fame) has a GTR now and I think his best was 10.4@133mph with around 640 all wheel hp. Damn those cars are fast!

Worth noting we were all running unleaded racing fuel.

I'll post up some better photos and videos later!
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