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2017 BC Road Tour

We’re heading north to the border this August! The British Columbia BMW Club is opening up a limited number of slots to join them on their road tour to eastern BC, August 25-27. We’ll drive to Langley, BC and spend Friday night there, starting the tour first thing Saturday morning. From Langley we’ll head north […]

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Membership Information Assistance!

As an ongoing effort to clear up some of the issues we have been having with getting your copies of the Zündfolge to you, I want you to check your membership settings. Here is a simple step-by-step set of instructions on how to do this: Go to bmwcca.org Login to your account Click on “Manage […]

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Christiane Helbig at her first Car Control Clinic

A First-Timers Thoughts on Attending a Car Control Clinic

Thoughts on Attending a Car Control Clinic My husband had attended a Car Control Clinic last summer with his 1 Series BMW. He thoroughly enjoyed it and recommended that I go do it, too. He thought it would be great for me to learn about how the car handles, what its limits are and gain […]

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Drivers, it’s Time to Head to the Track! HPDE-CCC Track Day May 12, 2017

Drivers, it is time to head to the track! HPDE-CCC Track Day May 12, 2017 Okay, time to start thinking about going to the track or participating in your first CCC-Car Control Clinic! We will be holding our first HPDE (High Performance Driving Education) and CCC-Car Control Clinic on May 12, 2017 at Pacific Raceways. […]

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Special Deal for First Time HPDE Participants: Speed Secrets PERFORMANCE DRIVING 101

HPDE Participants! Here is your chance to learn from the best! Welcome to Puget Sound BMW CCA and our HPDE driving school at Pacific Raceways. I’m Steve Libby Driving Events Coordinator, and your classroom instructor during the driving school. Our first event of the year will be on May 12, 2017! For those of you […]

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BMW Centennial Books

By David Lightfoot It is sad to see that there aren’t many books published any longer about BMW. The trends for ink-on-paper remain grim but BMW’s centennial year gave us the gift of a number of books to celebrate 100 years of BMW. We were fortunate to see so many fine volumes appear in 2016, […]

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PRO3 Line, Q2 2017

by Jim Cissell and Bill Eckert Race season is almost upon us. If you’re reading this, you probably have some interest in the Ultimate use of these machines—RACING! If you’ve already done driver education classes–Car Control Clinic (CCC) or High Performance Driving Events (HPDE)–you know the thrill and pleasure that pushing your car can bring. […]

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Need More Quality Car Time? Here are a Few More Car Events…

If the chapter doesn’t provide you with enough quality time around nice cars, there are plenty of other events that might interest you. Here are a few options, both nearby and far away, and free to really expensive. May 26-28, Concourso e’Eleganza Villa d’Este Villa Erba, Cernobbio, Italy This elegant concours d’elegance is held each […]

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Twelve Months with a BMW i3 in the Pacific Northwest

By Lance Richert After driving old BMW 3 Series stick shifts since college (29 years), 12 months ago I made the leap to electric propulsion and leased a BMW i3 for a daily driver. The E30 gods grumbled. I have since shed two E30s from my stable, but still retain my E30 M3, PRO3 race […]

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Would You Like to Get More Involved?

Would You Like to Get More Involved? It will come as no surprise that our chapter runs as well as it does due to the efforts of a few dedicated volunteers. And while we’ve got a good group, we could use more help, for a variety of reasons. First, more hands make certain that no […]

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