Your Puget Sound Chapter BMW CCA board has already been hard at work organizing a good bit of activities for you all in 2018. The track events are noted in the Motorsport Column for all of you trackies to get onto your calendars. I have listed by month the events we have planned for the coming year.
January 2018. A tech session for women and couples to be held at East Side Bavarian. Watch for ATS announcements for the exact time, but it will be on a Saturday morning.
February 2018. The annual track and safety tech session will be held at 425 Motorsports, Bellevue WA on February 24 from 9:30 am to noon. Jeff Butler and I will talk about the track program and an introduction to other BMW-related activities. The crew at 425 Motorsporsts will be present to assist with helmet fitting and will be offering discounts to participants.
March 2018. No events planned currently, but watch for ATS announcements.
April 2018. No events planned currently, but watch for ATS announcements.
May 2018. Our first HPDE and CCC day will be on May 11! On May 27, the annual Burgers and BMWs will be held at the Triple XXX Drive-in. Last year, we had over 200 BMWs parked around the lot! You should not miss this event.
June 2018. Our second HPDE and CCC day will be on June 8 at Pacific Raceways. On June 24, the now world famous E30 Picnic will held at the LeMay Marymount location. The annual DynoDay at Carb Connection will be held, but exact day has not been firmed up yet; watch for ATS announcements.
July 2018. You must attend the SOVERN races over the July 4th weekend and watch some really cool wheel-to-wheel racing. On July 13, come out to Pacific Raceways for HPDE and CCC! What for announcements about Renton River Days on July 21-23 for a possible BMW car show.
August 2018. Our final track day at Pacific Raceways will be on August 24. If you drive real fast, you can make the Monterey Weekend on August 24-26 to see really beautiful cars.
September 2018. September 15 will be the M Car Day at Griot’s Garage in Tacoma. If you have not seen a parking lot full of M Cars, you need to attend this event! A week later, we will be going back to Palisade Restaurant for our late summer car show. If you were there last year, you know what to expect!
October-December 2018. Well, the rains return and the BMWs are put to bed for the season.
What for ATS announcements every week for current and new events. See you out there!!
Steve Libby, Driving Events Coordinator, Senior Instructor