Went to Vegas to try out some milk, instead i tried... v. AMG

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  1. McGarnigle

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    Got invited to attend the AMG Performance Tour at Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch in Pahrump, Nevada.

    Basically it's a track day where they let you drive essentially the entire AMG lineup.

    It was run incredibly well. The instructors were excellent and included ALMS driver Melanie Paterson. Plus they included 2 nights at the ballagio, 2 excellent receptions and 5 star dinners. The only cost was my airfare.

    The cars were:

    C63
    E63
    S63
    CLS63
    SLK55
    SL63
    ML63
    SLS

    Here are some pics. Some are from my camera, and some are from the organizers:


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    Driving into Pahrump....which is the town where the brothels are (IE the chicken ranch, sherri's ranch)


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    Couple of pics of the track

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    Here is a track map. We used a combination of the radical loop and the north track

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    Classroom:

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    Mugatu Ask me about market research. OT Supporter

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    Cool pics and probably great cars but damn IMO the new MBs are ugly as sin.
     
  4. McGarnigle

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    Some on-track shots:

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    Looks like a Hair club for men meeting.





    :bowdown: To you though!
     
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    amg black?
     
  8. McGarnigle

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    An orientation lap around the track with Melanie in a C63 with 4 people in the car :rofl:

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    Is this free for AMG owners or something?
     
  10. McGarnigle

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    sadly no :wtc:
     
  11. McGarnigle

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    i can say that the SLS was outstanding

    the SL63 was the big suprise of the day for me though. I expected a big floaty annoying car, but it felt like a giant and powerful s2000 :bowdown:

    also the E63, with the suspension on full firm, felt as tight and light as a c63
     
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    Audi has something similar at Sears Point, thinking about doing it as it's really not too much money.
     
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    how/why did you get the invite?
     
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    Should be free - I got free ones from Audi and BMW and MB before.
     
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    yes it was free. the only cost i had was airfare and gambling

    it was invite only by dealers for current / prospective customers

    /subtle
     
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    I want a new SL63 so fucking bad!
     
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    are they all plated with Ontario plates?
     
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    Sweet, waiting for mine from Kia!:noes:
     
  20. McGarnigle

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    SLS flyby's

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  21. McGarnigle

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    yes.

    it was for canadians, so they shipped canadian cars down
     
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    fixed


    edit: doh
     
  23. Bona Fide

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    that's pretty baller

    how is the sls
     
  24. maxgohan

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    srsly?
    i wanna go :embd:
     
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    very cool!
     

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