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Winter Driving Tips

23 Winter Driving Tips They Don’t Tell You About By Mi Ae Lipe Like most Americans, I travel every Thanksgiving to see my family, but I do something crazy—I drive 4,000 miles from Seattle to Wisconsin and back—alone. This year was no exception. Over the years, I have passed a lot of vehicles (and emergency [...]

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Free 2015 PRO3 Calendars!

The BMW PRO3 group is 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 distribution points for the 2015 PRO3 Calendar. Use your [...]

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Thank You de-Anna Martin!

Thank you de-Anna! On November 19th, de-Anna Martin presided over her last Puget Sound Chapter of the BWM CCA board meeting. Her last meeting as president was held at the Bellevue Brewhouse. The board presented her with a nice three-bottle wine set from Château Ste. Michelle for her tireless efforts. de-Anna instituted new changes in [...]

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The Ridge Tour Recap

The 2014 Puget Sound Chapter Tour season officially ended on a high performance note, with some very spirited parade laps around The Ridge Motorsports Park on September 13. What a great way to end this year’s Tour season and tee up anticipation for spring 2015! On this final tour for 2014, we started out bright [...]

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M Car Day 2014

We had a great turnout of 200 M Cars for our Seventh Annual M Car Day. Held at Griot’s Garage in Tacoma, the event was picture postcard perfect weather. M Car Day has been a great way to close out the summer car show season. After lunch was served for approximately 250 in attendance we [...]

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Forty Years of Electric BMWs

When the first production version of the BMW i3 rolled off the assembly line in Leipzig in late 2013, it marked the culmination of 44 years of development work at BMW BMW 1602 Electric (1972) Starting in 1969, BMW constructed two experimental vehicles on the basis of the BMW 02 Series with the aim of [...]

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BMW Club night at the drags

After a rescheduling due to rain, we moved the drag night to August 20th. The weather was about perfect for us, not too hot, no rain and great traction. It was fun to see how fast the new turbo BMWs are. The M235 is practically a 12 second car right off the show room floor! [...]

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Steve and Annie Norman’s 327/28 will also be part of the Special Class.

Pacific Northwest Concours d’Elegance

Something you should consider attending is the Pacific Northwest Concours d’Elegance on Sunday, September 7th at the LeMay Museum in Tacoma. This isn’t the LeMay Family Collection Foundation located at Marymount, the site of the E30 Picnic. This is the LeMay Museum near the Tacoma Dome, just off I-5. The time will be 9:00 am [...]

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