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Great First Win For Nick ... Another Win For Toby ...

Post by Mako Koiwai » Mon Apr 16, 2012 12:06 am

Wonderful first Win for Nick Bjoin, in such a difficult class, PAX ... doing his FIRST four laps in the Ex Toby FP BMW :thumbup:
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Re: Great First Win For Nick ... Another Win For Toby ...

Post by Mako Koiwai » Mon Apr 16, 2012 12:17 am

:thumbup:

The old lift the tire over the base of the cone trick ....
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Re: Great First Win For Nick ... Another Win For Toby ...

Post by Rick Brown » Mon Apr 16, 2012 12:39 am

Congrats Nick!


One minor comment, your numbers are hard to read at speed, several work stations were only able to call in "the orange BMW". A black outline would make all the difference.
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Re: Great First Win For Nick ... Another Win For Toby ...

Post by Toby Larsson » Mon Apr 16, 2012 5:49 am

:thumbup:

Congrats Nick, I knew you and Henry would do well in that car!
There's no doubt in my mind there's more National titles to be won with it.
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Post by George Schilling » Mon Apr 16, 2012 7:30 am

Congratulations Nick, Henry and Toby! What a way to start out with the new car! :thumbup:
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Post by Pete Loney » Mon Apr 16, 2012 8:37 am

Purchase justified!


Great driving Nick!
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Post by Aaron Goldsmith » Mon Apr 16, 2012 10:24 am

Told ya so. :lol:

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Re: Great First Win For Nick ... Another Win For Toby ...

Post by Tom Berry » Mon Apr 16, 2012 5:58 pm

Put a great driver in a great car and see what happens!.
Nice driving Nick!

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Re: Great First Win For Nick ... Another Win For Toby ...

Post by Nick Bjoin » Mon Apr 16, 2012 6:53 pm

Thanks guys! And a huge thanks to Toby, who has just been really generous with his time and effort, doing everything he can to help us hit the ground running. His work is brilliant and the car is a real thrill; when BMW refers to "the ultimate driving machine," they have no idea.

Also credit to Kurt for a very fun and favorable course. }:)

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Re: Great First Win For Nick ... Another Win For Toby ...

Post by Mark DeShon » Mon Apr 16, 2012 6:54 pm

Great driving on a tough course, Nick. Congrats! I saw the grin on your face as you left the venue Sunday night. Well deserved! :thumbup:
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Post by Mako Koiwai » Mon Apr 16, 2012 11:37 pm

Nick's Number 1 Post! :gpower:

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Re: Great First Win For Nick ... Another Win For Toby ...

Post by Bill Schenker » Tue Apr 17, 2012 7:51 am

Great job, Nick!

My g*d. First time in the car, seat that isn't adjusted right for you and you ANNIHILATE a field made up of something like 10 national champs. Great driving,
Nick! I'm proud to say that I was one of your Evolution Performance Driving School students from when, only two years ago? "I knew you when"! :)
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Re: Great First Win For Nick ... Another Win For Toby ...

Post by Brian Peters » Tue Apr 17, 2012 9:13 am

Bill Schenker wrote:I'm proud to say that I was one of your Evolution Performance Driving School students from when, only two years ago?
So that explains why Bill seems to be doing better of late...

Serious congrats to Nick, nicely done sir!

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Post by Gary Thomason » Tue Apr 17, 2012 12:13 pm

Bill Schenker wrote:Great job, Nick!

I'm proud to say that I was one of your Evolution Performance Driving School students from when, only two years ago? "I knew you when"! :)
Makes sense to me.....I guess 8-)

Seriously, great job Nick. Your dad came over to talk to us Porsche snobs on the other runway to give us the news, and he was just bursting with pride in your accomplishment - literally beaming ear-to-ear. Looking a lot like this ---> :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Congrats!
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Post by Max Hayter » Tue Apr 17, 2012 12:23 pm

Well done Nick - that's a pretty amazing accomplishment :thumbup:
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Re: Great First Win For Nick ... Another Win For Toby ...

Post by Ed Holley » Tue Apr 17, 2012 12:32 pm

Nick Bjoin wrote:Thanks guys! And a huge thanks to Toby, who has just been really generous with his time and effort, doing everything he can to help us hit the ground running. His work is brilliant and the car is a real thrill; when BMW refers to "the ultimate driving machine," they have no idea.

Also credit to Kurt for a very fun and favorable course. }:)

See...you dispelled the myth that nice guys finish last. Sometimes, they actually win. CONGRATULATIONS!
I'm sure more wins are coming.
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Re: Great First Win For Nick ... Another Win For Toby ...

Post by Sebastian Rios » Tue Apr 17, 2012 2:45 pm

The gap was pretty big as well at about 8/10ths if I remember correctly. In an indexed class against some the country's best, I kept having to double check if I was reading the announce screen right!

HIGH FIVE! :thumbup:

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Re: Great First Win For Nick ... Another Win For Toby ...

Post by Mako Koiwai » Thu Apr 19, 2012 12:11 pm

Why are IT guys so fast?
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Re: Great First Win For Nick ... Another Win For Toby ...

Post by Jason Isley BS RX8 » Thu Apr 19, 2012 12:44 pm

Mako Koiwai wrote:Why are IT guys so fast?
They live in their mom's basement, have no friends and don't talk to girls, giving them lots of time for computers and cars. :computer:

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Re: Great First Win For Nick ... Another Win For Toby ...

Post by Marshall Grice » Thu Apr 19, 2012 12:53 pm

Mako Koiwai wrote:Why are IT guys so fast?
IT? that looks like an avid video editor.

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Post by Mako Koiwai » Thu Apr 19, 2012 12:55 pm

In this house, anything and everything to do with computers!

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Re: Great First Win For Nick ... Another Win For Toby ...

Post by Nick Bjoin » Thu Apr 19, 2012 5:49 pm

Yeah that's TV, not IT. And unless you can hack into timing, I'm sure that doesn't make you faster. :mrgreen:

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Post by Steve Towers » Thu Apr 19, 2012 6:50 pm

Terrific job Nick. Good for you!

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Re: Great First Win For Nick ... Another Win For Toby ...

Post by Bill Schenker » Thu Apr 19, 2012 7:49 pm

Nick Bjoin wrote:Yeah that's TV, not IT. And unless you can hack into timing, I'm sure that doesn't make you faster. :mrgreen:
Wait, there's a way to hack into timing?! I have a need for this in the beginning of September...
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