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 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 ...
2019 Yokohama Autocross I

2019 Yokohama Autocross I

Yokohama Autocross I has been completed.  The event sold out and 73 checked in with 2 people waiting to sign ...
2019 Autocross School

2019 Autocross School

With the inches of snow that fell on Saturday 6 people decided to skip this Autocross School.  The people who ...
2019 Volo Car Museum Meeting

2019 Volo Car Museum Meeting

On a beautiful Saturday, April 13, 29, Windy City BMW members descended on the Volo Car Museum in Volo, IL.  ...
2019 Northstar Motorsports Open House

2019 Northstar Motorsports Open House

John and Jeannie Ruther and their staff, Mark and Sarah, welcome us to the 2019 Northstar Motorsports Open House on ...
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 ...

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Upcoming Events

  1. 2019 IMSA Corral at Road America

    Sat, August 3 - Sun, August 4
  2. 2019 Rallye III with the Porsche Club

    Sun, August 4 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
  3. 2019 Iron Gate Condos Meeting

    Sat, August 10 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  4. Yokohama Autocross IV 2019

    Sat, August 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  5. 2019 Picnic at Illinois Railway Museum in Union

    Sat, August 24 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm