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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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100th Birthday Party Celebration at America’s Car Museum

Come and celebrate the 100th anniversary of BMW as a company. The official birthday will be in March of this year, but the celebrations will be going on all year long! We will take over the display field at American’s Car Museum (ACM) on May 15th, a Sunday. Our goal will be to fill 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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A Road Rally car

Challenge and be Challenged – New Time Speed Distance Road Rallies Coming this Summer!

Challenge and be Challenged – New Time Speed Distance Road Rallies Coming this Summer! By Evan Kohout Getting from point A to point B. That, in essence, is the goal of any rally event. In stage or professional rally events along with rallycross and autocross, the goal is to get to the finish in the […]

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John Baldessari and Cao Fei are the lucky recipients of commissions to create BMW Art Cars in 2016.

BMW Art Car Additions for 2016

With 2016 being BMW’s centennial year, there will be a lot going on. Part of the celebration will be the addition of two new BMW Art Cars to the corporate collection, bringing the total to nineteen cars in a series stretching back to 1975. The early history of the BMW Art Cars is pretty well […]

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Press on regardless is the motto. Photo by DirtFish.

The Will to Finish – Stage Rally Racing

Recent adventures in motorsports You have probably seen me around many BMW events, at the car control clinic and of course, at autocross events. In my most recent quest to find a new adventure and to continue to challenge myself, I have taken up stage rally as a co-driver. While I would love to be […]

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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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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 actively 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. […]

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A paddock full of BMWs

BMW Centennial Plans

BMW’s official 100th birthday is March 7, 2016. There will be an official ceremony at the new BMW Group Classic building on that day. This will be the grand opening for this building, which is actually one of the original buildings occupied soon after the company was founded but is receiving a two-year makeover. However, […]

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