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Ultimate Driving Experience to Visit Emerald Downs July 25-August 2

BMW is launching the Ultimate Driving Experience, a nationwide tour that will offer dynamic behind-the-wheel driving programs through ten events in nine markets for a total of 90 event days. A popular component of The Ultimate Driving Experience will be the Teen Driving School, which is an extension of the BMW Teen Driving School curriculum [...]

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BMW Spec E46 Debuts in the Pacific Northwest

By James Colborn In January 2014, Dan Rogers and James Colborn were talking about racing. This happens about three or four times a week but this conversation was different. It was a ‘what’s next’ dialogue for two PRO3 alums who were looking for a club racing experience that would emulate the vehicles and driving dynamics [...]

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A Visit to the Gleeson Collection

On February 21st the chapter visited Peter Gleeson’s spectacular car collection. While not exclusively BMW, it is mostly BMWs and has become one of the best BMW collections in the world. Peter is always buying and selling, so every time we visit there are new cars to see. One recent addition was a Z4 that [...]

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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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