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The Hoosier BMW Car Club is all about people who enjoy driving the ultimate driving machine and sharing each other’s company. Whether your BMW is a 20-year-old sedan in need of tender loving care or a brand-new roadster, the Hoosier BMW Car Club offers something to appeal to every enthusiast.

Club members network with old friends and new acquaintances, exercise their BMWs and hone their skills in a variety of driving events, and learn how to maintain and enhance their prized possessions. Through the Membership Rewards Program, club members can earn substantial rebates on their next new or certified pre-owned BMW. And the club’s monthly Roundel magazine provides a wealth of information about all facets of BMW ownership and club activities.

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Tire Rack Street Survival was a success in Martinsville yesterday! Thanks to all of the Hoosier BMW club members that gave up their Sunday to teach car control skills to thirty students! Special thanks to Dreyer & Reinbold BMW for their support sponsorship as well! ... See MoreSee Less

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MARTINSVILLE - SEPTEMBER 15, 2019 - The Hoosier Chapter of the BMW Car Club did its first Tire Rack Street Survival Teen Driving School (TRSS) in several years, at Martinsville High School in Martinsville, Indiana, yesterday.

Thirty students, 15 to 19 years old learned the finer points of car control through exercises designed to improve emergency handling skills. It is really great to see the club getting back into what may be the most important thing we do, helping to save lives on the highway.

The club wants to thank Dreyer & Reinbold Auto Group and D&R’s new Allstate Insurance Agency, for the generous sponsorship of this event. More than 35 volunteers gave up their Sunday to help out with the program. We especially want to thank John Lillywhite, Chris Dunlap, Step and Andy Simonson, and Scott Damer, for doing the really heavy lifting to get this event off the ground.

The demand for more TRSS schools in the area is huge, there were more than 20 kids on our wait list. If you want to get involved with future TRSS schools, please let one of the board members know. We can’t do them without your help.
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Windy City BMW 2-Day HPDE at Putnam Park Road Course

Windy City BMW 2-Day HPDE at Putnam Park Road Course

Sep 20, 6:00am - Sep 22, 6:00pm

Putnam Park Road Course5251 S County Road 550 EGreencastle, IN46135-7517 Map


For the first time in many years Windy City BMW will be heading south to the challenging curves of Putnam Park Road Course near beautiful Greencastle, Indiana.

If you’ve been there before you’ll know what to expect and are no doubt scheduling the third weekend in September now (September 20-22).

If you’ve never been there, Putnam is a roughly 1.8 mile 10 turn road course, smooth, fast and varied, one of the nicest facilities in the Midwest.

Plan to join us for an exhilarating time, and probably one of the last reliably decent weekends in the Midwest driving season.
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BMW Chapter Autocross with SCCA at Indiana State Fair

BMW Chapter Autocross with SCCA at Indiana State Fair

Oct 6, 7:30am - Oct 6, 4:00pm

Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center1202 E 38th StIndianapolis, IN46205 Map

The Hoosier BMW chapter has been invited by the Indianapolis SCCA to participate during their autocross event, at the Indiana State Fairgrounds.

As we are guests, we know and trust that our members will represent the club respectfully!


Gates open = 7:00 am (Rain or Shine)
Registration = 7:30 – 9:00 am *Hoosier Chapter members are asked to arrive between 8 – 8:30 am
Tech = 7:30 – 9:15 am
Course Walk = 8:00 – 9:15 am
Jr. Cart Walk = 8:50 – 9:05 am
Novice Walk = 9:00 – 9:15 am
Inter. Walk = 9:10 – 9:25 am
Driver Meet = 9:30 – 9:45 am
First Car Off = 10:00 am
Event Ends = 4:00 pm


- Go to MotorsportReg at: www.msreg.com/indypoints8
- Look for class called "BMW Club Members"
- The lettering needed on the side of the car with number will be “BMW”. This can be done in painters tape.

- SCCA Members = $30
- SCCA Weekend Membership & Fee = $45

DAY OF EVENT: (Walk-ups)

Hoosier Chapter Member should arrive between 8:00 – 8:30 am

- SCCA Members = $35
- SCCA Weekend Membership & Fee = $50

LUNCH: There are a few places around but best to bring your own lunch, snacks and drinks.

Hoosier BMW will run as our own group so no special car preparations required except for helmets and normal safety equipment. You will provide your car number during registration with the class identifier of “BMW”.

CONVERTIBLES ARE WELCOME with no special safety devises as long as running with regular OEM safety belts.

We’re looking at 4-5 runs depending on the number of participants. Timing and scoring will be done by the SCCA folks. As in any Autocross, when we're not running, we'll be helping monitor the course and shag cones.

No Long sleeve cotton shirts or long pants required . . . closed toed shoes are required. No sandals of flip-flops when driving and usually not a good idea in the “hot pit” areas.

DRIVERS UNDER THE AGE OF 18 are consider “MINORS” and must have a duly signed “MINOR WAIVER” on the day of the event. Please see the Minor Waiver information and form at indyscca.org/information/MinorWaiverClarifications.htm.

Please feel free to contact Joe Vernon, BMW CCA Hoosier Chapter BoD if you have any additional questions at 317-691-1980 or jevernon@live.com. (FYI, Joe will be at the event and is a Notary if one is required.)

For additional information, please visit the Indy SCCA web site: www.indyscca.org/SoloPage.html -or- contact Joe Vernon, BMW CCA Hoosier Chapter BoD @ 317-691-1980 / jevernon@live.com.


1. Helmets and other safety equipment: I pulled down the info regarding helmets. Is there any other safety equipment we need to know?

* We can setup a special class just for your club members. Car setup won't matter and tech will just be the safety items listed above.*ar really just needs to be street legal (battery tied down, seat belt, good brake and throttle response, all the lug nuts on car...)

2. As we would like to run as a club, not in any of the actual SCCA classes, is there anything we should know as it relates to car set-ups,tech inspection, etc?

* We can setup a special class just for your club members. Car setup won't matter and tech will just be the safety items listed above.

3. Are convertibles allowed?

* Yes. If there is a race harness though there needs to be a roll bar. No roll bar and regular belts is perfectly acceptable.

4. How many runs will the club be allowed to make?

*We normally don't know exactly how many runs until the event gets going, but on average it is 5 runs.

5. How will our club members be integrated into course workers?

* We will hand them out worker assignments right before their worker session. If you have members that have physical ailments preventing running please let us know and we can accommodate that. Most will probably be cone shaggers, but we may also use them in timing and scoring or other spots as well.
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11th Annual Ohio River Tour

11th Annual Ohio River Tour

Oct 12, 8:00am - Oct 12, 4:00pm

Jonathan Moore Pike, Columbus, IN 47201, United States Map

Don't miss the annual Ohio River Tour this year being led by Rob Clark! It's always a great drive with a lunch at the Overlook Restaurant in Leavenworth.

Meeting Place: Circle K / Shell 2665 W Jonathan Moore Pike, Columbus (IN-46 exit off I-65)
Meet at 8:00 – depart at 8:15

Get gas at Shell to start with full tank!
Bring 2-way radios if available
Lunch at the Overlook Restaurant (Leavenworth, IN) - late lunch around 1:30pm.
There will be few stops in the morning for breakfast/snacks.
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