BMW CCA Windy City April 2017 : Page 3

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS. . . . . . . In this Breeze is the information on the Northstar Motorsports Open House, April 8 and the CCG Detailing meeting, April 22. You must RSVP for these meetings. See articles on the NEXT PAGE! Be there! ANNOUNCEMENTS Once again Yokohama Tire is sponsoring the whole Windy City BMW Autocross Season. Thanks Yokohama! . . . . . . YOKOHAMA TIRE 2017 . . . . . . AUTOCROSS SCHOOL DATE CHANGE Sometimes things just don’t go as you planned, or life gets in the way. Anyway, the best laid plans had a bump in the road and our Autocross School had to move its date from April 30 to May 13. Several folks are already aware of the new date, but if you are interested in participating – as a driver or instructor, please reach out and let me know. There is plenty of room available for both. GRAIG NEVILLE YOKOHAMA TIRE AUTOCROSS I. . . . . . . . . CHALLENGE 2017 THE BIG 25. . . . . . . . . . . June 3 & 4, 2017 will be the 25th Yokohama/Tire Rack/ Windy City BMW Challenge. This is a charity event and the fees for autocross go to the charities. Application in this Breeze and online. LIMIT 100. We have our hotel blocks. South Bend is always busy during this time frame. Super 8, 574-243-0200 -$50.96 to $67.96 America’s Best Value Inn, 574-277-7700 -$56.99 to $64.99 Both hotels, tell them the block it is under Windy City BMW There are many hotels in the area if you want something different, but don’t wait to make your reservation. HORSEPOWER PICNIC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The HorsePower picnic is back!...one of the most popular picnic venues. We return to the Tempel Lipizzans in Old Mill Creek/Wadsworth, IL on Sunday August 20th, 2017. Enjoy a picnic lunch ahead of the 1pm performance. Our philanthropy will once again be greatly need School Supplies. Learn more about this special facility and the performance at http://www.tempelfarms.com/ Please e-mail picnic@windycitybmw.com to save you seat. Application will be available in the upcoming months online and in the Breeze. ---THE HALPERINS If you have the dates for local car shows that we can advertise to our members, please email them to denmother@windycitybmw.com Thanks. CALLING FOR CAR SHOW DATES. . . . . . . . . Show your Colors! Lands’ End has our Windy City BMW logo that can go on any item that you order. The additional cost for the logo will be $5.95 per item. We now have an E-Store set up so buying at Lands’ End couldn’t be easier. Go to the website windycitybmw.com and click on “show your colors”. When: SATURDAY, May 6, 2017 Where: Sears Centre, 5333 Prairie Stone Parkway, Hoffman Estates, IL 60192 Check In: 8:00 -9:20 Meeting: Mandatory: 9:30 Maximum participants is 100 Registration open April 1. Make sure your membership expiration date is up to date in the signup system. Otherwise you will be paying the Guest Rate! NO REFUNDS! Cost: ONLINE: Members $40.00 Guest $50.00 Register online, http://www.dlbracing.com/Clubs/ windycitybmw/registera.aspx?LMID=147&EventID=6556 and pay by Paypal, credit card or send a check in (check must arrive on or before the Thursday before the event). Registration closes at 100 participants. If the event is full or you have to cancel, send an email to autocross@ windycitybmw.com and give your name and phone number. If you cancel 24 hours before the event you will receive a refund or next event registration. We strongly encourage online registration, but if the event is not full, onsite registration is allowed and the cost will be: Member $50.00 and Member’s Guest: $60.00. We accept only cash or checks onsite. Please have exact change. Please review the Rules & Classifications (there are changes), they are on the Club website. http://gallery. windycitybmw.com/default_gs2.aspx?moid=69341 There is a calculator to assist you in determining your car’s points and its class http://windycitybmw.com/activity.aspx?id=3 If you have questions, call Graig, 630-207-4071, but please review the rules first. Helmets must be SNELL (SA or M) rated and dated 2010 or 2015. 2005 no longer can be used. A Windy City BMW member may bring participating guests to the event. Sign them up online and follow this procedure. Set up new account and use your membership and add a G at the end. Use 1/1/17 as the renewal date. Bring food and drink. Note: For those under 18 years old, you need a special minor waiver so go to the website and print one. http://www. windycitybmw.com/photo.aspx?moid=28970 It must be signed by both parents and minor and notarized and then handed in at the event. Put “All Windy City BMW Events for 2017” for the event. Parent must be onsite with a minor. Check in closes at 8:20, after that. you will be a spectator. Sponsored by Yokohama Tire. Thanks Yokohama Tire! Northstar Open House: Saturday, April 8

Announcements

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS. . . . . . .

In this Breeze is the information on the Northstar Motorsports Open House, April 8 and the CCG Detailing meeting, April 22. You must RSVP for these meetings. See articles on the NEXT PAGE! Be there!

AUTOCROSS SCHOOL DATE CHANGE

Sometimes things just don’t go as you planned, or life gets in the way. Anyway, the best laid plans had a bump in the road and our Autocross School had to move its date from April 30 to May 13. Several folks are already aware of the new date, but if you are interested in participating – as a driver or instructor, please reach out and let me know. There is plenty of room available for both. GRAIG NEVILLE

CHALLENGE 2017 THE BIG 25. . . . . . . . . . .

June 3 & 4, 2017 will be the 25th Yokohama/Tire Rack/ Windy City BMW Challenge. This is a charity event and the fees for autocross go to the charities. Application in this Breeze and online. LIMIT 100.

We have our hotel blocks. South Bend is always busy during this time frame.

Super 8, 574-243-0200 - $50.96 to $67.96

America’s Best Value Inn, 574-277-7700 $56.99 to $64.99

Both hotels, tell them the block it is under Windy City BMW

There are many hotels in the area if you want something different, but don’t wait to make your reservation.

HORSEPOWER PICNIC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

The HorsePower picnic is back!...one of the most popular picnic venues. We return to the Tempel Lipizzans in Old Mill Creek/Wadsworth, IL on Sunday August 20th, 2017. Enjoy a picnic lunch ahead of the 1pm performance.

Our philanthropy will once again be greatly need School Supplies. Learn more about this special facility and the performance at http:/ www.tempelfarms.com/Please e-mail picnic@windycitybmw.com to save you seat. Application will be available in the upcoming months online and in the Breeze. ---THE HALPERINS

CALLING FOR CAR SHOW DATES. . . . . . . . .

If you have the dates for local car shows that we can advertise to our members, please email them to denmother@windycitybmw.com Thanks.

YOKOHAMA TIRE AUTOCROSS I. . . . . . . . .

When: SATURDAY, May 6, 2017

Where: Sears Centre, 5333 Prairie Stone Parkway, Hoffman Estates, IL 60192

Check In: 8:00 - 9:20

Meeting: Mandatory: 9:30

Maximum participants is 100

Registration open April 1.

Make sure your membership expiration date is up to date in the signup system. Otherwise you will be paying the Guest Rate! NO REFUNDS!

Cost: ONLINE: Members $40.00 Guest $50.00

Register online, http://www.dlbracing.com/Clubs/windycitybmw/registera.aspx?LMID=147&EventID=6556 and pay by Paypal, credit card or send a check in (check must arrive on or before the Thursday before the event). Registration closes at 100 participants. If the event is full or you have to cancel, send an email to autocross@ windycitybmw.com and give your name and phone number. If you cancel 24 hours before the event you will receive a refund or next event registration. We strongly encourage online registration, but if the event is not full, onsite registration is allowed and the cost will be: Member $50.00 and Member’s Guest: $60.00. We accept only cash or checks onsite. Please have exact change.

Please review the Rules & Classifications (there are changes), they are on the Club website. Http://gallery.Windycitybmw.com/default_gs2.aspx moid=69341 There is a calculator to assist you in determining your car’s points and its class http://windycitybmw.com/activity.aspx?id=3 If you have questions, call Graig, 630-207-4071, but please review the rules first.

Helmets must be SNELL (SA or M) rated and dated 2010 or 2015. 2005 no longer can be used.

A Windy City BMW member may bring participating guests to the event. Sign them up online and follow this procedure. Set up new account and use your membership and add a G at the end. Use 1/1/17 as the renewal date.

Bring food and drink.

Note: For those under 18 years old, you need a special minor waiver so go to the website and print one. Http://www.Windycitybmw.com/photo.aspx?moid=28970 It must be signed by both parents and minor and notarized and then handed in at the event. Put “All Windy City BMW Events for 2017” for the event. Parent must be onsite with a minor.

Check in closes at 8:20, after that. You will be a spectator. Sponsored by Yokohama Tire. Thanks Yokohama Tire!

Read the full article at http://browndigital.bpc.com/article/Announcements/2749570/396326/article.html.

Show Your Colors!

Lands’ End has our Windy City BMW logo that can go on any item that you order. The additional cost for the logo will be $5.95 per item. We now have an E-Store set up so buying at Lands’ End couldn’t be easier. Go to the website windycitybmw.com and click on “show your colors”.

Read the full article at http://browndigital.bpc.com/article/Show+Your+Colors%21/2749596/396326/article.html.

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