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

Join Us!

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 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 ...
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.  ...

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Upcoming Events

  1. North Star HPDE at Brainerd

    Fri, May 31 @ 8:00 am - Sun, June 2 @ 5:00 pm
  2. Yokohama/Tire Rack/Windy City BMW Challenge 2019

    Sat, June 1 @ 8:00 am - Sun, June 2 @ 3:00 pm
  3. Iowa Chapter HPDE at Raceway Park of the Midlands

    Fri, June 7 - Sun, June 9
  4. 2019 Meeting at Timo’s Auto Haus

    Sun, June 9 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  5. Car Control Clinic 2019

    Sat, June 15 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm