it's Official:MFest VII-May 24-26, 2013-"The Supershow"- Las Vegas, NV
* This will be Reposted in Several BMW & 6speed Forums *
what: MFest VII - "The Supershow" - 2013 :happyanim:
usual events Include but are not limited to or are subject to change:
- Friday Morning meet @ " " Casino parking lot to stage for the Guiness book of world record drive
- Friday afternoon 3-11pm 1/4 drag race @ the Track
- Friday Night - party @ the Hotel
- Saturday morning 0730(Drivers)/08:30 (spectators) meet @ the Track for a Day of HPDE type track -- till 6pm
- Saturday Night - More partying @ the Hotel or when folks break off into there groups a go party the night away everywhere
- Sunday afternoon - 12 noon Pool party till 6pm where we get thanked for coming until next year
where: Las Vegas, NV ---- Hotel to be announced along with Registration Febuary 2013 on mfestforum.com
when: 0900 - Friday -- May, 24-26, 2013
why: To Break the current Guiness Book of World Records for the Longest Caravan of ONE Vehicle Manufacturer on a North American Highway.......and to meet, greet, chill, Race and Party together, in VEGAS, an ENTIRE WEEKEND and yeah put a Face to a Screen name once a Year
who: EVERY BMW OWNER / ENTHUSIAST BREATHING!
A few teaser videos of Past Mfest.....
BMW MFest V "The Ultimatum" April 22-24, 2011 Las Vegas Nevada - YouTube
*For those on the EAST COAST cities Like :
ATLANTA, NEWARK, BALTIMORE, BOSTON, MIAMI/FT.LAUDERDALE, ORLANDO/TAMPA, Virginia Beach, TORONTO to mention a Few.
I understand that driving 3000 miles losses its appeal after 1000 miles but trust me it is worth the trip. Last April 18, 2012 I drove from Killeen, Texas with the Central Texas Mfest crew AFTER a 3-plane/ 32hr flight from Northern Afghanistan so i was Tired and worried that it would NOT meet my expectations and I was wrong!
I landed one day BEFORE we were scheduled to begin the Drive and the excitement kept me awake that whole Night. we were 6 deep from Central Texas, then met up with a few more bmw's up to the Ft.Worth meet spot #2 then another 5 cars there and rolled out of Texas 16 BMWs and 1 Porsche deep. met the El Paso crew, New Mexico crew, Florida crew and Chicago crew in a hotel 1 hr past Alburqueque, NM and we were easy 25-30 BMWs Deep all the way to Las Vegas, NV
anyway, what I'm trying to say is Im using my connections/associations in the auto transporting world to get quotes together from these cities both Open and Enclosed to help those forum members and enthusiast that want to go but do not want to drive that far alone or at all. the realistic Minimum should be 6 cars
Unofficially but i think Technica Motorsports in Atlanta is trying to make there 1st Mfest Appearance with "a couple" of there "shop cars" then another 4-6 members who would rather transport and FLY as aposed to driving. others understand that the drive to Mfest is a BIG part or worthwhile thrill and Fun of it all.
Boston - $1200
Newark/NY - $1100
Baltimore - $1000
Virginia Beach - $900
Atlanta - 10 cars (4 of which maybe from Technica Motorsports) - $700
Tampa/Orlando - $ 750
Miami / Ft.lauderdale - $850
And any other city/town that can get 6 Bmws who's rather transport as aposed to driving all the way to Las Vegas!
I will update the Price Quotes once I hear back from the Auto transporting companies that insurance checks out for validity. Personally, I enjoyed the Drive there with all the other BMW owners and would transport back home.
let me know what you guys would rather do and i will see what i can get done!
Repost from Shady1(James)
For those of you new to MFest and you live in Texas my name is Shady1 (James) I am the MFest Texas Chapter rep.
I will be leading the caravan to Las Vegas with some help from other key MFest Texas Chapter members such as Leonelhpfm3 (Rico) and 2005M3driver (Gus) we will be working together making sure everything works out good on the drive to Vegas. Last year we had a few break downs that cause a small delay in time but it was okay , because in MFest we treat everyone like family and leave no one behind on our way to Las Vegas. We always learn new things on these trips and from the last trip we know to bring some type of trailer to haul a vehicle in the event of a break down and we are going to bring our own BMW mechanic just in case :shifty: . Rico will drive his pickup truck pulling a trailer that can haul 2 cars. He will be hauling his M3 on this trailer and leaving a extra slot in the event of a break down along the way :thumbsup2:. If you have any questions or ideas you would like to share please feel free to post them on this tread. For those of you that live down in the south part of Texas I recommend you drive up to Killeen, Texas and link up with us the night prior to the roll out up to Dallas Fort Worth some of the members here in Killeen might let you crash at their house so you can rest up from your long drive from down South. For the guys and gals in El Paso, Texas you know to link up with us in Grants, NM at the hotel. Anyone else from out of state is more than welcome to link up with us as well along the way just let us know the link up point you want to meet up at. I recommend Grants, NM at the hotel.
If you have any questions just send me a PM (Private Message) and we can exchange cell phone numbers and contact information :thumbsup: . I look forward to seeing you on the Texas Caravan.
Here are a few pics from Last year caravan :eatpop:
Time to round up the MFest Texas Chapter caravan and head the wagons West to Las Vegas Image: http://i792.photobucket.com/albums/y...ps220c0fd7.jpg
Everything was going good along the way Randomquickness (Matt) was leading the way in the Twin Turbo Porsche
Image: http://i792.photobucket.com/albums/y...ps9e70fa11.jpg Image: http://i792.photobucket.com/albums/y...psc08a92ae.jpg Image: http://i792.photobucket.com/albums/y...ps9e742d76.jpg
Matt in the Porsche was leading the way until....!!! Yeah you guess it the arrow took him out :laughhard: The BMW Gods got angry :raspberry:
Image: http://i792.photobucket.com/albums/y...psf6fba242.jpg Image: http://i792.photobucket.com/albums/y...pse0b0f836.jpg The front diff was toast from the arrow strike :drive2:
The tow truck had to tow the Porsche away and the custom plate was no longer had the meaning of: TT FTW (Twin Turbo For The Win) it was more like what 2005M3driver (Gus) said it meant. Tow Truck For The Win :lolhit: little did Gus know that comment would come back and Hunt him later ;)
Image: http://i792.photobucket.com/albums/y...psb4055ec3.jpg Image: http://i792.photobucket.com/albums/y...pse42d7010.jpg Image: http://i792.photobucket.com/albums/y...ps13f63273.jpg Image: http://i792.photobucket.com/albums/y...ps4ae1965a.jpg Image: http://i792.photobucket.com/albums/y...ps13f63273.jpg Image: http://i792.photobucket.com/albums/y...psca161883.jpg
This E46 M3 is 2005M3driver (Gus) car take a good look at is back bumper
I think the Porsche God :mad: got back at Gus for making fun of Matt car breaking down. Image: http://i792.photobucket.com/albums/y...ps7821d55d.jpg
Remember Gus bumper well Matt decided to get even :chair: for his comment about the Porsche: Tow Truck For The Win
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Once we arrive in Las Vegas some of the Texas members had the mobile detail guy hook our cars up from the long trip from Texas we wanted our cars clean for the big MFest caravan link up the following morning.
Image: http://i792.photobucket.com/albums/y...ps79b6e658.jpg Image: http://i792.photobucket.com/albums/y...ps86a544e0.jpg Image: http://i792.photobucket.com/albums/y...ps450527dc.jpg Image: http://i792.photobucket.com/albums/y...ps968c13c4.jpg
Once that was done we went and checked into our hotel room at the Palazzo
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Once the 3 day MFest event was over we took a last pic of some of our cars in the under ground Palazzo Hotel Vip parking lot for MFest Only cars
And some of us made a small stop at Hoover Dam and we are excited about all the fun we had at MFest and can't wait to go back again at MFest 7 The Super Show Image: http://i792.photobucket.com/albums/y...psb9cea420.jpg
Lets Make this Caravan big and Rep Texas Hard :grouphug2:
******************* The Texas Veteran status Caravan UPDATE ***********************
1. Leonelhpfm3 (Rico,Ft.Hood, HPF Stg.2 M3) / Veteran
2. Shady1 (James, Ft.Hood, Jerez Black E92 M3 Highly modified) / Veteran
3. Omar Hernandez ()
4. Phi Hoang ()
5. Tin Tran ()
6. Kimberly Cortez-Aquino Zarate ()
7. Dev Jaiswal ()
8. Johnny DeGiulio ()
9. steph Huynh ()
10. Raza Khalid (Austin, SC E39 M5 or civic)
11. Alex Moreno (H-town, SC E46 M3)
12. Gustavo Pulido (DFW, VFE Stg2SC E46 M3)
13. Miguel Pulido ()
14. Bryan Rodriquez ()
15. Dwayne Jones ()
16. Gunu Kapoor ()
17. Anthony Lam ()
18. Yvonne Flores (Austin, M Coupe)
19. Ramon Matute
20. Joseph Advan Yu ()
21. Jesse Jordan ( CC, HPF stg2.5 M3) / Veteran
22. Isaac Overbee (Dallas TX, E60 M5)
23. Felix (El Paso, Mineral White e92 M3)
24. Cesar (El Paso, Melbourne Red e92 M3)
25. Jesse (El Paso, Hamann 7 Series)
26. Nadia (El Paso, C6 Corvette)
27. Gabe (El Paso, Interlagos Blue e46 M3)
28. Frank (El Paso, Z4)
29. Juan (El Paso, e92 M3)
30. Robert Loya (El Paso, E39 M-Sport 540i)
31. Jason (El Paso, Weistec Stage 3 Supercharged C63 AMG)
32. James (El Paso, bolt-ons/Cobb Tuned GTR)
33. Enrique (El Paso, e92 328i)
34. Aaron (Baton Rouge,LA / E46 M3 Conv.)
35. Erick Sanchez ( Dallas, TX, 2001 e46 325ci engine mods M3 body kit)
Wassup with you New England guys? too far? lol
****************** UPDATE ****************
dates changed from may 17-19 to MAY 24-26....MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND !!!!
Price quotes also added/updated
Registration has just Gone LIVE!!!!
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