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John Baldessari and Cao Fei are the lucky recipients of commissions to create BMW Art Cars in 2016.

BMW Art Car Additions for 2016

With 2016 being BMW’s centennial year, there will be a lot going on. Part of the celebration will be the addition of two new BMW Art Cars to the corporate collection, bringing the total to nineteen cars in a series stretching back to 1975. The early history of the BMW Art Cars is pretty well […]

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The January/February Zündfolge Cover
Press on regardless is the motto. Photo by DirtFish.

The Will to Finish – Stage Rally Racing

Recent adventures in motorsports You have probably seen me around many BMW events, at the car control clinic and of course, at autocross events. In my most recent quest to find a new adventure and to continue to challenge myself, I have taken up stage rally as a co-driver. While I would love to be […]

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BMW PRO3 Racing 2016 Calendar Cover Photo


The BMW PRO3 group are again providing free PRO3 wall calendars locally to Puget Sound Region club members, a $12 value to the rest of the country.  To get your free copy, visit one of the following listed businesses that have kindly agreed to serve as a distribution point for the 2016 PRO3 Calendar.  Use […]

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2016 Club Elections

It’s that time of year when we start working on the Club elections for the 2016 Board of Directors. The Club is actively soliciting members to serve on the Board of Directors for the 2016 calendar year. The elected positions include: President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Membership Coordinator, Gathering of the Heritage Coordinator, and Tour Coordinator. […]

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BMW Club Flags flank a display of M Cars, photo by Steve Libby

M Car Day 2015

M Car Day 2015 was another successful showing of truly amazing M Cars; about 150 cars turned out. BMW Motorsport has consistently produced some of the most agile, powerful, and beautiful sport cars, in my opinion. As an ex-E36 M3 owner, I can greatly appreciate the time and effort owners spend on modifications and cleaning […]

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BMW Club Tours 2015 Recap

The 2015 driving tours season officially ended in the beautiful Walla Walla wine country after a colorful fall drive over mountain, valley, and desert roads. Our driving season began six months earlier on a dark, wet morning north of Seattle. We’ve travelled quite the distance over our summer driving season! Those of you who remember […]

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BMW Club members enjoy wine tasting. Photo by Greg Smith

2015 Walla Walla Wine Tour Recap

The wine tour weekend of October 2-4 was our fourth wine tour with the BMW Club. In short, they are fabulous. Being a track guy at heart I have finally learned to slow down and enjoy the scenery as well as the company. Destination wineries are a bonus! Having been on three previous wine tours, […]

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2015 Deutsch Marque Recap

Deutsch-Marque Show und Shine at Cedar River Park We tried something that has not been attempted in recent history; a joint car show of the four major German auto marques-Audi, BMW, Mercedes and Porsche. And, we got 89 cars to show up on the lawn at Cedar River Park on a very overcast day, with rain […]

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