View Full Version : Terry Sayther's shakedown cruise in a lemon-yellow, $500 BMW racer

04-20-2007, 03:58 AM
Follow longtime BMW CCA member Terry Sayther’s report through the weekend in his $500 racecar, preparing for the 24 Hours of LeMons. Yes, LeMons, not LeMans. Check back for more from the Chihuahua Express, a three-day open road race in western Mexico.
Terry Sayther, BMW CCA
April 18, 2007
“A race car; you have a race car—man, that sure looks like fun.”
“Wish I could do that.”
“Wish it weren’t so expensive.”
“I’d like to go racing but I could never afford it.”
Racers hear that a lot. But, does it really have to be that expensive? Does it actually cost both an arm AND a leg? We know the old saying that you can make a small fortune in racing—but only by starting with a large one. We also know that racing really CAN be expensive -- racing can suck away everything you’ve got.

More... (http://www.bmwcca.org/node/7869)