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The BMW Club enjoying lunch at the Twin Pines burger joint in Cle Elum Washington.

Blue Highways Tour Recap

Blue Highways Tour Recap   Thanks to everyone who trekked over the mountains with us on our Blue Highways Tour. In the morning with blue skis beckoning, we headed up to Snoqualmie summit along the waters of Denny Creek, the suspended lanes of I-90 above us. Before long we were descending alongside Lake Keechelus through [...]

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Sun Mountain Lodge Tour Recap

Many thanks to all those who made the Sun Mountain Tour such a success. We started early with a group of 21 cars including a classic bimmer convertible, new 2 and 4 Series models, as well as Porsche and even a Maserati. The trip through Oso was a sobering reminder of nature’s power over us. [...]

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Lots of Stuff to Do

Hey Motorheads, it is summer time in the Puget Sound area! Get your BMW out of the garage and onto to the road. Better yet, take a day off of work and come to the track. We have an upcoming High Performance Driving Education and Car Control Clinic at Pacific Raceways on July 18. There [...]

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BMW NW Grand Reopening

BMW NW Grand Reopening  May 18 | Noon-3pm COME CELEBRATE WITH US and get a first look at BMW NW’s newly remodeled showroom in Tacoma! BMW NW, a local family-owned and operated dealership and winner of the 2014 Dealer of the Year Award, will be kicking off their grand reopening in mid-May, and they are [...]

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Cars on The Ridge Track in Shelton, WA

Exciting Changes to our Driving Events

Exciting Changes to our Driving Events   We’ve had many discussions over the winter talking about our strategic vision for the driving program. We need to recognize that we’re doing a great job with people when they’re first starting out, but as people become advanced track drivers, they’re leaving us. We’ve had several years of [...]

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Cascade Foothills Tour Recap!

Cascade Foothills Tour Recap Sixty-one BMWs of all varieties turned out for our first tour of the season in the Cascade Foothills. The day started out overcast but quickly turned sunny as we snaked through seldom traveled sections of Issaquah-Fall City Road. Most of us made the proper turns and stayed on course. About half [...]

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Mini on rainy track

Motorsport Column

It is time to start thinking about going to the track and have some fun! Spring is in the air and the tracks are drying off. It is time for you to start thinking about getting the car and yourself ready for the driving season. Have you been aching to check out your car’s performance [...]

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View from the Driver’s Seat

Wow – summer is upon us and we have a full slate of things geared towards all members. June marks the start of the car show season and we have everything from a social gathering at the Triple XXX Root Beer in Issaquah to the E30 picnic and our grand finale Gathering of the Heritage [...]

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View from the Driver’s Seat

Happy spring! I’m sure spring cleaning will find you soon enough in the garage wanting to get out and enjoy the sun. We have a fun-filled year ahead of us and it’s time to put in your vacation days for the Car Control Clinics and High Performance Driving Schools. You spoke and the Board listened. [...]

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Try Autocross with the Porsche Club

If you’ve been putting off getting into Autocross, let 2014 be the year that you put your worries aside and give it a try. You will find that Autocross folks are very supportive, help is much more available, and Autocross driving is much more fun than you could ever imagine. Again this year we are [...]

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