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BMW PRO3 Track Experience 2016

EXPERIENCE OF A LIFETIME!! Ride shotgun in a BMW PRO3 Race Car and experience five exciting laps around the road course at Kent’s Pacific Raceways during the annual Pacific Northwest Historics Vintage Races on July 2 and 3. A group of PRO3 cars fitted with second race seats will provide rides with top speeds over […]

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2016 Burgers & BMWs Recap

Burgers & BMWs continues to be a favorite event. Probably because it is casual and the Triple XXX Drive-In in Issaquah is a great place for cars. On May 29th, we filled the lot as usual, but almost everyone cleared out about noon due to a torrential downpour. We’re a hardy bunch and many were […]

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The PRO3 grid enters the first corner at Portland.

PRO3 Line

PRO3 Line Welcome to this first installment of the PRO3 Line from your new reporters Bill Ecker and Jim Cissell. Bill is in his first full year of PRO3 in car 137 and Jim has, well, more experience in car 119. When Mike Olsen announced in the last issue of Zündfolge that he was retiring […]

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BMW Motorsport Shoes ON SALE!

BMW Motorsport Shoes ON SALE! BMW and Puma have partnered creating BMW Motorsport shoes for a number of years.  Currently there are a dozen various styles of BMW Motorsport shoes on sale on the Puma.com web site.  Discounts are in the 40-50% range.  Go to the Puma.com site, the click these buttons to find the […]

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The Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, the Worlds Most Exclusive Car Show, Features BMW Hommage Vehicles

BMW Group’s Hommage Vehicles Come Together at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2016 With BMW’s centenary headline “The Next 100 Years” in mind, the BMW Group brought together, for the first time, the full line-up of Hommage vehicles unveiled over recent years. They were joined on display at a special exhibition titled “Hommage and Concept […]

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BMW Centennial Celebration Poster

Last Minute Reminders for our BMW Centennial Celebration

Here are some last minute reminders for our BMW Centennial Celebration:   Bring Cash If you want to buy an extra hat or other goodies, bring cash. We’ll be able to take credit cards but it is slower than just forking over a $20 bill. You’ll also want to consider cash for ACM admission (we’ll […]

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America’s Car Museum Celebrates 100 Years of “The Ultimate Driving Machine”

BMW: Propelling a Century of Innovation will highlight the German manufacturer’s vehicles and history To celebrate 100 years of BMW, America’s Car Museum (ACM) is opening a new exhibit on May 7 – “BMW: Propelling a Century of Innovation” – to highlight some of the brand’s most gripping vehicles. BMW has amassed a strong sub-culture […]

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Group of Reach Now Cars

ReachNow will be Headquartered in Seattle with Plans to Expand to 10 Cities Across North America

ReachNow will be Headquartered in Seattle with Plans to Expand to 10 Cities Across North America Seattle, Wash. – April 8, 2016… Following a successful pilot program, BMW Group today announced the launch of ReachNow, a free-floating premium car sharing service, at a press conference held in conjunction with the city of Seattle. In addition to debuting the […]

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The Eisenach factory with Dixis

BMW History: Getting into the Car Business

It is well known that BMW entered the car business in November 1928 by buying the Dixi Werkes. The Dixi was an Austin 7 built under license. Less well known is that BMW had been diligently trying to get into the car business since much earlier. After the First World War, BMW wasn’t permitted to […]

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BMW Z Coupe

Z3/Z4 Coupe Group SIG Reforms

The Northwest Coupe Group lives again! You might have been waking up nights wondering where it went, and now it’s back! David Ward (Olympia) and Geoff Griswold (Bainbridge Island) met at the last Griot’s M Car Day and discovered that David has Geoff’s original 2000 Coupe, which he has kept in pristine condition, and I […]

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