BMW CCA Windy City May 2016 : Page 2

OFFICERS President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Breeze Editor Webmeister Meetings Membership Autocross Track Events Director-At-Large Legal Counsel Art Director VOLUME 45 NUMBER 5 630-961-9333 630-207-4071 815-338-3160 312-259-9568 847-729-5268 630-618-1377 630-258-0408 630-207-4071 847-359-1814 847-695-9430 312-218-5652 847-729-5268 THE STEERING WHEEL PETE AUMENT GRAIG NEVILLE ALBERT VELASCO CHARLOTTE BRADDY BARBARA ADAMS ROBIN BLAIR TIM HEAD GRAIG NEVILLE RANDY EVERSON JEFF COREY MICHAEL LODERMEIER LARRY SCHETTEL WINDY CITY BMW, INC. is a non-profit Illinois Corporation. It is a chapter of the BMW Car Club of America and is not connected in any manner with Bayerische Motoren Werks AG or the Importer. The Windy City ‘Breeze’ is the publication of WC BMW and is mailed to all members in good standing. All of its contents shall remain the property of the Club. Informa -tion supplied is provided by the members and for the members only. The ideas, suggestions and opinions expressed in articles are those of the Club. The Club assumes no liability for any of the information contained herein. None of the information bears the status of “Factory Ap -proved” unless so indicated. Modifications within the warranty period may void the warranty. The Editor of this newsletter seeks material suitable to pass on to other members. The mate -rial may be of a technical nature, bits of information about your car, area news and events, or just the latest tidbit you may have. Share your ideas with the other members by forwarding them to the EDITOR. BARBARA ADAMS 607 ELMDALE ROAD, GLENVIEW, IL 60025 E-Mail: ADAMS2002@AOL.COM NEWSLETTER DEADLINE: 24 th of month before publication. www.windycitybmw.com Friend us on FaceBook-Search Windy City BMW BMW CCA Foundation, 190 Manatee Court, Greer, SC 864-329-1919 http://www.bmwccafoundation.org/ GiGi’s Playhouse , 1069 W Golf Road, Hoffman Estates, IL 60194 847-885-PLAY www.gigisplayhouse.org/ PetsNPatients, http://petsnpatients.org/ Northern Illinois Food Bank , 273 Dearborn Ct, Geneva, IL 60134 solvehungertoday.org/ I have just had the pleasure of attending the 2016 edition of the Windy City BMW Car Control Clinic that was held at a new venue for us -Hawthorn Park Race Track in beautiful Cicero, Illinois. The facility and the attached asphalt parking area provided a more than adequate location for this event. Once again, Randy Everson and his talented group of instructors, workebees, and club members provided all participants with practical knowledge that they can use in their daily driving experiences. Our Car Control Clinics allow drivers of all ages and skill levels to become much more familiar with the attributes of their cars in a controlled and contained environment. It is also an educational forum teaching automobile dynamics and human reactions in low to moderate speed situations. The clinic combines classroom training and on course instruction. The students use their own vehicles and have a highly qualified instructor in the passenger seat. This one -on -one instruction is essential to the success of the program. Safety is our number one priority. At the end of the day, our students have learned to increase their awareness as a driver, how to maneuver their vehicle in different situations, and become advocates of defensive driving techniques. Thanks again to Randy and his group of experts. They are making the road safer for all of us a little at a time. PETE AUMENT IDEA FOR AN EVENT?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Do you have an idea of an event you would like to see us do? If so, PLEASE email that idea to denmother@ windycitybmw.com We are always looking for new things to do. Car related or not, please let us know. It’s always fun to get together and visit as well as drive our cars. “Barbara says that I have a problem” 2016 MAY........................................................................... 14-15 Spring Tour, Wisconsin Area 15 Rallye. Gurnee, Target 21-22 Autobahn RaceTrack Driving Experience JUNE....................................................................... 4-5 Challenge, South Bend, IN 12 Rallye JULY......................................................................... 2 Autocross Test and Tune, Boomers 3 Yokohama Autocross II, Boomers, Schaumburg 31 Yokohama Autocross III, Sears Centre, Hoffman Estates AUGUST...................................................................... 6-7 Weathertech Challenge, Road America Corral 21 Rallye 23-28 O’Fest, Monterey, CA 28 Geneva Concorss d”Elegance, Geneva CALENDAR OF EVENTS SEPTEMBER............................................................. 11 Rallye 11 Yokohama Autocross IV, Sears Centre, Hoffman Estates 18 VintageFest, ZF Services, Vernon Hills, IL 24 Iron Gate Oktoberfest Event OCTOBER................................................................. 1 Yokohama Autocross V, Sears Centre, Hoffman Estates 16 Yokohama Autocross VI, Boomers Schaumburg 22-23 Fall Tour, New Glarus, WI 2017 JANUARY.................................................................. 14 45th Annual Dinner, Signature Events PLAN AHEAD!

The Steering Wheel

I have just had the pleasure of attending the 2016 edition of the Windy City BMW Car Control Clinic that was held at a new venue for us - Hawthorn Park Race Track in beautiful Cicero, Illinois. The facility and the attached asphalt parking area provided a more than adequate location for this event. Once again, Randy Everson and his talented group of instructors, workebees, and club members provided all participants with practical knowledge that they can use in their daily driving experiences.

Our Car Control Clinics allow drivers of all ages and skill levels to become much more familiar with the attributes of their cars in a controlled and contained environment. It is also an educational forum teaching automobile dynamics and human reactions in low to moderate speed situations. The clinic combines classroom training and on course instruction. The students use their own vehicles and have a highly qualified instructor in the passenger seat. This one - on - one instruction is essential to the success of the program.

Safety is our number one priority. At the end of the day, our students have learned to increase their awareness as a driver, how to maneuver their vehicle in different situations, and become advocates of defensive driving techniques.

Thanks again to Randy and his group of experts. They are making the road safer for all of us a little at a time.

PETE AUMENT

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Calendar Of Events

2016

MAY...........................................................................

14-15 Spring Tour, Wisconsin Area

15 Rallye. Gurnee, Target

21-22 Autobahn RaceTrack Driving Experience

JUNE.......................................................................

4-5 Challenge, South Bend, IN

12 Rallye

JULY.........................................................................

2 Autocross Test and Tune, Boomers

3 Yokohama Autocross II, Boomers, Schaumburg

31 Yokohama Autocross III, Sears Centre, Hoffman Estates

AUGUST......................................................................

6-7 Weathertech Challenge, Road America Corral

21 Rallye

23-28 O’Fest, Monterey, CA

28 Geneva Concorss d”Elegance, Geneva

SEPTEMBER.............................................................

11 Rallye

11 Yokohama Autocross IV, Sears Centre, Hoffman Estates

18 VintageFest, ZF Services, Vernon Hills, IL

24 Iron Gate Oktoberfest Event

OCTOBER.................................................................

1 Yokohama Autocross V, Sears Centre, Hoffman Estates

16 Yokohama Autocross VI, Boomers Schaumburg

22-23 Fall Tour, New Glarus, WI

2017

JANUARY..................................................................

14 45th Annual Dinner, Signature Events

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