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Silver E36. photo by Brent Jones

Autocrossing!

February 21 was a beautiful day for the first autocross of the year. The sunshine, dry pavement and gentle temperatures were amazing for February in the Pacific Northwest. As guests of the Porsche Club, BMW CCA PSR was well-represented, making up about twenty percent of the entrants. Roughly a third were regulars, a third had [...]

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Presidents Column

I would like to ask for your participation. Counting associate members, there are over 2,400 members in the Puget Sound Chapter of the BMW Car Club of America. On average, we have noticed that around 500 member participate in some Club activity, be it tours, tech sessions, coffee with the President, car shows like The [...]

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2015 Gathering of the Heritage

Hello fellow club members! As you probably noticed, there was not a write-up for our annual Gathering of the Heritage event in the January/February issue of Zündfolge. I apologize, but it was because we have been working on some even better refinements for this year’s event, and I wanted to make sure things were in [...]

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Motorsport Column

It is time to think about the Track Season! Okay, you all have read this before, but it is really true! The 2015 driving season has started and it is time for you to start thinking about this year’s track season. Rick Gulstrom has promised another five days of perfect, warm, and sunny track day [...]

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Try Autocross in 2015!

If you’ve been putting off getting into Autocross, let 2015 be the year that you put your worries aside and give it a try. You will find that Autocross folks are very supportive. Excellent instruction is available and Autocross driving is much more fun than you could ever imagine.   Again this year we are [...]

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Letter from the President

I would like to introduce myself as your new president for 2015-2016. I am Steve Libby, a mild mannered microbiologist at the University of Washington by day and an instructor-coach when there is a track day. For those who may have seen the speedy 318is “TRAKCAR” or gotten an exhilarating ride, you may know me [...]

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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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