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■ (Above) Mike Van Gheem waves from his E30 while driving around the Tidal Basin. (Below) Alpine White is a popular color amongst this
group of E30s.
the late '80s or early '90s euro hot rod
of the time, so I've tried to keep it as
true to that as I can. " This includes
many of the track-specific parts
Muller's father had installed when he
used to attend BMW CCA HPDEs in
the late '80s and early '90s, like the
home-made front lip. This E9 was
retired from track duty when Muller's
father built a full wide body race car
E9 in 1992, which Muller has been
trying to hunt down for some time.
(So if you know of its location, drop
him a line!)
This was Muller's first Cherry
Blossom Run, along with his good
friend and fellow " BMW nerd "
Graham Savage, who rode shotgun
in the E9. In addition to enjoying the
driving, weather, and scenery, Muller
says, " These types of events are more
approachable for more people.
And I loved to see the diversity of
ownership. I think that's what makes
it so awesome. You've got such a
diversity of cars there, and such a
diversity of owners. "
The following week, Figueredo
and I connected to reflect on this
event's third iteration. Speaking of
the people and vehicles that attended,
Figueredo comments, " Seeing
Rick [Eickhoff] again this year was
really nice. [The distance that people
are willing to travel] was telling that
people really are enjoying this event.
Even though it's a car meet, I think
that it's turned into a little more than
that-something where people are
coming to have fun, enjoy a different
environment, enjoy the cars, and
there's nothing crazy going on.
I really enjoyed seeing [Eickhoff]
return-he really stood out. "
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