The BMW M3 is a formidable track car and was developed with BMW’s Motorsport division for performance enthusiasts. Add a supercharger to the E46’s powerplant and it blows the lid off the fun to drive meter. In stock trim, the E46 M3 ran the Nurburgring in 8:22 seconds flat and then the E46 M3 CSL, blew that up with a 7:50 lap time around the famous Green Hell.
Check out the footwork and driving skills of this driver, Inge Hansesaetre, who recently set a new personal record in an ESS supercharged BMW E46 BMW M3. We aren’t told what ESS supercharger kit he modified the car with, but it could be anywhere between 475-575hp depending on which one. Check out the impressive Fastest Nurburgring Nordscleife lap with foot cam Supercharged BMW M3 video below.
Inge Hansesaetre drives the M3 on a perfect day as the conditions look ideal at the Nurburgring. What makes the 7:30 Nurburgring lap time so impressive, is the fact that he met ten cars on the fast lap and it was done with the new speed limits on the track. According to Hansesaetre, he had to slow down to stay under 200 km/h (124 mph) on the way up to the Flugplatz, and keep it under 250 km/h (155 mph) to stay at the same speed on the long straight at the finish line.
The BMW M3 is an impressive track car is stock form, but add a supercharger and it gets even more exciting. It was a good day for Inge Hansesaetre at the Nurburgring Nordscleife. It took great driving skills to navigate around the ten cars and a fast M3 to record the 7:30 lap time. See how not to drive an M4 at the Nurburgring.
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