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Project and Technical Write ups for BMW and Porsche.

NASA WERC Race DNF Post Mortem

NASA WERC Race DNF Post Mortem

By Andrew Lang | Jul 30, 2020

When the race started we were able to pull ahead but were passed by the PTG car. We stayed closely behind the PTG car as the two of us built a comfortable gap to the rest of the pack. After a few laps we made our way back around the GTM from PTG and started…

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Challenging the Factory Five GTM from Prototype Development Group

Challenging the Factory Five GTM from Prototype Development Group

By Andrew Lang | Jul 23, 2020

We also had some basic maintenance to take care of on this car, we wanted to have fresh and full brakes on the car so we worked with our local partner over at Porterfield to make some custom Raybestos ST-45 pads for this car as well as some rotors. This pad compound always worked well…

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NASA WERC 3.5 Hour Enduro at Willow Springs

NASA WERC 3.5 Hour Enduro at Willow Springs

By Andrew Lang | Jul 16, 2020

The first 2020 race in NASA WERC was a 3.5 hour enduro at Willow Springs. We had a few things on our checklist to get this car ready for the endurance season. We wanted to add some real lights to the car without ruining any of the aerodynamics. This meant we had to utilize small…

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Choosing the Norma M20FC Chassis

Choosing the Norma M20FC Chassis

By Andrew Lang | Jul 9, 2020

We settled on the Norma M20FC chassis. The FC designates that this car is a carbon composite tub, which was done from year 2015 and on. Prior to this the cars were steel tube frame. The FC car also had some aerodynamic upgrades over its predecessor that made the car more desirable. The M20FC came…

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Endurance Racing Norma M20

Endurance Racing with the Number 03 Norma M20

By Andrew Lang | Jul 2, 2020

We here at Lang Racing Development have always been specifically focused on endurance racing. While we’ve learned a lot developing our E46 M3 for the NASA ES class a few years ago we always asked ourselves what was next. While campaigning that car in endurance races we were always trying to win overall. Unfortunately, we…

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Radium Fuel Kit Unboxing for the S65

By Big Jon | May 18, 2020

With our ESS VT3 supercharger installs we have been needing to add additional fueling capacity to the E92/E90 M3 to cope with the fuel demands. The Radium Engineering fueling kit helped us make that happen. This system is as close to plug and play as you can get for this application. The system was easy…

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S55 Stage 3 Cylinder Head - Blog Cover

S55 Stage 3 Cylinder Head

By Andrew Lang | Apr 30, 2020

It’s pretty rare that we find an area on a BMW Motorsport engine that we can really improve on, so when we find something that can really benefit from modification we get pretty excited! Our Stage 3 S55 cylinder head is one of those areas. BMW does a great job on its naturally aspirated cylinder…

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Lang Racing on TV and Online

Lang Racing Development Featured on TV and Online

By Big Jon | Oct 2, 2019

2019 has been a busy year here at Lang Racing Development. It’s our first full year at the new shop. We’ve completely rebuild our technician team as previous members move up and on to new projects. As I type this, we’ve completed the following major projects; 6 E46 Rear Subframe Reinforcements 8 E46 S54 Rod…

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Blown Engine on your BMW? We can help!

By Andrew Lang | Aug 23, 2019

Many of our first time customers first contact us after receiving a 5 figure repair bill from their local BMW specialist. They’ve had some kind of catastrophic engine failure that wasn’t expected and are now faced with a huge repair bill. Unfortunately your local mechanic may not be comfortable sourcing a motor, installing it, and…

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