Official BMW E30 M3 25TH Anniversary - August 27 &
Just spreading the word on this event that we're throwing in hopes of getting
some more E30 M3 owners that might not frequent S14.net. Initial post below
and details can be found on the website and link to original thread.
"Ladies and Gentlemen of the E30 M3 community, 2011 will be the Official 25th
Anniversary for our automotive pride and joy. It is amazing to think that our cars have
finally reached such an extraordinary pinnacle in its lifetime, and we hope to capture
that special event with a gathering of enthusiasts of the same mind and passion.
As with all 25th anniversaries, this event will be a special once in a lifetime
experience. We are celebrating twenty-five years of spectacular engineering and
motorsport history, which all translates to that indescribable experience we enjoy
every time we twist that key and watch the revs climb quicker than our adrenaline.
We are planning a unique two-day event that you will carry fond memories of until the
next big anniversary. It will further ignite that passion we all have for these truly
amazing rolling masterpieces. This will be an event you will not want to miss, and that
is why we are providing plenty of time for people to coordinate and mark their
Of course, we are still in the early stages of planning for this gathering. Something of
this magnitude will take a lot of time and coordination to pull off correctly. We are not
holding back anything and are pulling out all the stops. This is not something that just
a handful of enthusiast can pull off, so we are open to all suggestions to enhance our
experiences for that special day.
The current location that we are in negotiations with is Pocono Raceway, which is
nestled away in Northeastern Pennsylvania. We are choosing this location for its
spectacular back drop and ambiance of racing pedigree. The tentative date will be in
the month of June if Pocono Raceway can make the proper accommodations for us.
On-site we are hoping to negotiate access to the paddock area and the breathtaking
track itself, with plenty of professional photographers and videographers to capture
history in the making. We are pulling some of our contacts to get real media coverage
for the world to see…a passion for others to envy. We will also have everything
catered with all the right foods fit for such an event. Vendors will be there to show off
the next shiny new part for your car. Seeing in person before you purchase is always
a good thing when scrutinizing the next big thing. An area will be set aside for a small
swap meet because we all know every last E30 M3 owner has parts squirreled away
that will never be used.
An unofficial car show will be done as well. This is unofficial due to our belief that no
group of judging panelists deserves to say whose car is better than the next. This is a
group event therefore we have multiple categories for all of our attendants to pick
from. No car will be put into any specific classes in advance, rather, those attending
will chose which category the car fits into. At the end of it all we will hand out
trophies to the top nominees of those categories; however, everyone will be given a
plaque with a picture of their car because we truly believe everyone should walk away
with something for attending.
Negotiations will be made with a hotel in the vicinity and group rates will be discussed.
You are no way locked in with that hotel we chose, but we recommend sleeping under
the same roof as other E30 M3 fanatics if you ever tire yourself from all the knowledge
and stories floating around. The chosen hotel will have all the proper accommodations
for both the guest(s) and our babies. If a conference room is available, a tech session
and or presentation will be made. We will definitely keep this portion interesting!
At the end of this experience you will walk away with new friendships, unique
knowledge and stories to share, and plenty of pictures, video and goodies. This event
is for the enthusiast, by the enthusiasts."
Re: Official BMW E30 M3 25TH Anniversary - August 27 &
Just so people know, the purpose of this thread is to find other E30 M3 owners lurking on
the forum that might not frequent the others.
As of right now, we are limiting the attendees/spectators to E30 M3 owners. This is due to
several limitations given to us by the track. As this is the first major event that we are
setting up with Pocono, we want to make sure we follow their rules accordingly.