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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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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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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 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. To […]

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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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E30 Picnic Panorama, photo by Christian Bouchez

2015 E30 Picnic – The Biggest Yet!

The fourteenth Annual E30 Picnic was the biggest and best one yet! About 225 E30s were present under mostly sunny skies at the LeMay Family Collection. We’ve almost exceeded the site’s space but for this year it was a nice cozy environment for all this E30 goodness. E30s traveled from seven states and two Canadian provinces. […]

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Dick Whittemore Obituary

Dick Whittemore   I am saddened to report that PRO3 lost one of our own July 5, 2015 just after the conclusion of the SOVREN Historics event at Pacific Raceways. Richard “Dick” John Whittemore (PRO3 #45) passed away unexpectedly at age 59. Dick had just completed a weekend of racing with PRO3 at PR, when […]

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Steve Libby, President BMW CCA Puget Sound Region, and Track Instructor

President’s Letter

I hope you had an opportunity to attend the Gathering of the Heritage on Mercer Island and/or the Deutsch Marque at Cedar River Park in Renton. The range and caliber of cars at the Gathering was spectacular. Who would not be in awe of a 1938 328! Sadly, more people did not come out for […]

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