Welcome to the
Windy City BMW Chapter

Member Benefits

Discounts at local dealers, shops, and detailers
Monthly national magazine Roundel and
our own monthly newsletter “The Breeze”
BMW NA vehicle and motorcycle rebates plus other exclusive
member discounts from BMW CCA Partners

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Join us for Social Events, Car Control Clinics, High Performance Driving Events (HPDE), Tech Sessions, Driving Tours, Meet and Greets and a robust Autocross Season!

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News and Recent Events

2019 Yokohama Autocross VI at Boomers

2019 Yokohama Autocross VI at Boomers

After having two raining autocrosses in a row-this one was GREAT.  Cool, light breeze, lots of cars, a great course ...
2019 HPDE at Putnam Park

2019 HPDE at Putnam Park

The second of our two HPDE's for 2019 was a return to Putnam in Indiana.   We had members for all ...
2019 World Challenge at Road America

2019 World Challenge at Road America

The World Challenge Series was at Road America on September 20-22, 2019.  It is a very confusing series to understand ...
2019 CartoberFest at Iron Gate

2019 CartoberFest at Iron Gate

CartoberFest is always fun.  Even in the rain.  Lots of people and lots of very cool garages to view ...
2019 VinFest

2019 VinFest

What a beautiful day to have a car show.  Crowd was smaller this year but the cars were beautiful.  Lots ...
2019 Yokohama Autocross V at Sears Centre

2019 Yokohama Autocross V at Sears Centre

Another rainy day, well only half day, of autocrossing.  The afternoon brought dry pavement and fast times.  The Tristate group ...
2019 Meeting at Understated Detailing

2019 Meeting at Understated Detailing

Saturday, September 7, a group of members joined the meeting at Understated Detailing.  It is a father and son operation-the ...
2019 Groundbreaking at Big Door

2019 Groundbreaking at Big Door

Big Door garage condos had their groundbreaking ceremony on Friday, September 6 in Mundelein.  There will be 35 units and ...
2019 Picnic

2019 Picnic

The weather Gods were on our side for the most perfect day for the Club Picnic.  We met at the ...
2019 Yokohama Autocross IV

2019 Yokohama Autocross IV

This Yokohama Autocross filled days before the cut off.  Eight people were on the wait list.  The day came, the ...
2019 Iron Gate 5 O'Clock Tower Meeting

2019 Iron Gate 5 O’Clock Tower Meeting

Iron Gate Condos was the location and there was a Chrome and Coffee to start the day.  At 12:00 Iron ...
2019 IMSA Corral at Road America

2019 IMSA Corral at Road America

Again this year Windy City BMW was invited to the Badger Corral at corner 14 at Road America.  The Corral ...
2019 Brian Redman Historics at Road America

2019 Brian Redman Historics at Road America

So many BMW's at the Brian Redman Historics in 2019.  Lots of 2002's.  Enjoy the event though these pictures ...
2019 Yokohama Autocross III

2019 Yokohama Autocross III

Yokohama Autocross III was at Sears Centre.  First Sears event of the year.  There has been pavement replacement which greatly ...
2019 Drive for a Cause

2019 Drive for a Cause

The 4th Annual Drive for a Cause presented by BMW of Schererville was held at Autobahn Country Club.  There were ...
2019 Car Control Clinic

2019 Car Control Clinic

So this Clinic was smaller than usual.  That meant the students there got more driving time.  Some of the students ...
2019 Meeting at Timo's Auto Haus

2019 Meeting at Timo’s Auto Haus

Timo knows how to have an Open House at the Auto Haus.  Some of customers were there to visit with ...
2019 Yokohama/Tire Rack/Windy City BMW Challenge

2019 Yokohama/Tire Rack/Windy City BMW Challenge

The Challenge is the BEST.  120 for the Road Kill Grill, 78 for Saturday's running of the course (minimum of ...
2019 Autobahn Country Club HPDE

2019 Autobahn Country Club HPDE

We had it all but snow and hail.  The school had rain, lightening, thunder, wind, clouds and sun and sometimes ...
2019 Spring Fling Tour

2019 Spring Fling Tour

Saturday, May 11, we meet at Starbucks in Aurora and headed south for a 100 mile tour with lots of ...

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Upcoming Events

  1. 2019 Open House at 7th Gear Auto Repair

    Sat, November 9 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
  2. 2019 Annual Dinner Jan 11, 2020

    Sat, January 11, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  3. 2020 Karting Event 1

    Sat, January 18, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  4. 2020 Karting Event 2

    Sun, February 2, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  5. 2020 Karting Event 3

    Sat, February 22, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm