How To Go From Last To First At Laguna Seca

Illustration for article titled How To Go From Last To First At Laguna Seca

Last place? No problem. No problem at all.

Here’s a video from this past weekend’s BMW CCA Club Racing Oktoberfest event at Laguna Seca. Behind the wheel of this E46 M3 is racer, driving coach and friend of Jalopnik Anthony Magagnoli of


Anthony raced alongside us last year at AER Mid-Ohio, and I can tell you he’s one fast motherfucker.

Here’s some video proof: watch the dude go from last to first in just three laps, despite failing ABS and a horrific banging sound that later turned out to be the exhaust midpipe falling off the header, as he says in the video description.


Good stuff.

Editor-in-Chief at Jalopnik. 2002 Toyota 4Runner.

Share This Story

Get our newsletter


Due to several years of Gran Turismo - I can follow along on the track and know where they are! Also:

Grandma Find Internet Meme:

Drive Now Faster?