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 schools, Tech Sessions, Driving Tours, Meet and Greets and a robust Autocross Season!

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News and Recent Events

2019 Karting 3 at K1

2019 Karting 3 at K1

Dreary raining  day-lets go karting.  Well 21 people did.  This was Karting 3 at K1 Speed in Addison.  One more ...
24 Hours of Daytona

24 Hours of Daytona

The 24 Hours of Daytona is always fun.  This year the 3 days leading to the race were great weather ...
8 Roadster & X7 Preview 2019

8 Roadster & X7 Preview 2019

James Jelke got to attend the preview of the 8 Roadster and X7.  Here is his review ...
2018 Annual Dinner on 1/12/2019

2018 Annual Dinner on 1/12/2019

Even with the snow and winter storm warning, all but one trio made it to the dinner.  AND because of ...
2019 Karting I at K1 Speed

2019 Karting I at K1 Speed

Karting Event #1 had 17 in attendance.  Two groups.  Practice, Qualifying and the Race.  Trophies 3 deep in each group.  ...
Book Signing with David Hobbs

Book Signing with David Hobbs

Hobbo is the new David Hobbs book.  His story told by him.  Can't believe all the details from his racing ...
2018 Fall Tour

2018 Fall Tour

Two beautiful days for the Fall Tour made for a GREAT event.  Lots of people, lots of things to choose ...
Yokohama Autocross VI at Boomers

Yokohama Autocross VI at Boomers

Yokohama Autocross VI was the race to get everyone at least 3 runs in the semi dry.  Well we almost ...
2018 Cartoberfest at Iron Gate

2018 Cartoberfest at Iron Gate

On a PERFECT car show date, Cartoberfest was held at the Iron Gate Condos.  It was German car day with ...
Yokohama Autocross V at Sears Centre

Yokohama Autocross V at Sears Centre

Yokohama Autocross V was almost the same as IV.  Hot and humid, 71 people and 10 runs.  Different long and ...
2018 Roundel Roundup

2018 Roundel Roundup

Roundel Roundup was a success in it's new location at CCG (Collectors' Car Garage).  The picnic lunch catered by Pear ...
2018 Euroquipe General Membership Meeting

2018 Euroquipe General Membership Meeting

Euroquipe in St Charles was the site for our General Membership Meeting.  The staff gave of their time and talent ...
Special Autocross Event at ACC

Special Autocross Event at ACC

It was uncomfortably hot.  So is summer over yet.  We had 43 people at the first run by Windy City ...
2018 Volunteer Picnic at Bernie's Book Bank

2018 Volunteer Picnic at Bernie’s Book Bank

We might have been a small group but we were MIGHTY.  After a delicious boxed (bagged) lunch we headed into ...
Yokohama Autocross IV at Boomers

Yokohama Autocross IV at Boomers

Kind of warm for the Yokohama Autocross IV but it did not stop 71 people from having 10 runs each.  ...
HPDE at Autobahn Country Club using South and Full Course

HPDE at Autobahn Country Club using South and Full Course

Our First One Day School on a Friday at Autobahn Country Club for us.  The event was full and the ...
2018 IMSA & Continental Challenge at Road America

2018 IMSA & Continental Challenge at Road America

The Corral at the IMSA & Continental Tire Challenge at Road America was GREAT!  The event sold out at 90 ...
Yokohama Autocross III at Sears Centre

Yokohama Autocross III at Sears Centre

It was a beautiful day for an Autocross so we did our Yokohama Autocross III at Sears Centre.  The course ...
2018 Celebrating 50 Years of the 2002

2018 Celebrating 50 Years of the 2002

Celebrating the 50 years of the 2002.  Look at some old pictures.  What FUN! Photos by Larry Schettel ...
1979 David Hobbs at Road America

1979 David Hobbs at Road America

After a win at Road America in 1979, the BMW team came down to the corral to visit with the ...

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Upcoming Events

  1. Northstar Motorsports Open House 2019

    Sat, March 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  2. Autocross School 2019

    Sun, April 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  3. Yokohama Autocross I 2019

    Sat, May 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  4. Road Rallye School

    Sun, May 5 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  5. Autobahn Country Club HPDE 2019

    Fri, May 17 @ 8:00 am - Sun, May 19 @ 5:00 pm