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    07/23/2016 - Summer 2016 M Club Day @ BMW Performance Center

    The National Capital and Tarheel Chapters are headed back to the BMW Performance Center in Greer, South Carolina on July 23rd for our second ///M Club Day driving events of 2016. As always, the Performance Center provides current model ///M cars, instructors, gas, tires, lunch and a first-class facility for a fun-filled day at the track. Just show up ready to drive.
    The focus of this event is on improving your driving skills through a combination of driving exercises, classroom instruction and competitive events. No helmets or previous driving school experience is required. All skill levels are welcome and encouraged to attend.

    This school is a special program designed by the Performance Center staff specifically for the National Capital and Tarheel chapters. It will be similar to previous ///M Club Day events, which have included instruction on proper driving position, vehicle dynamics, car-control skills, weight-transfer, oversteer/understeer and improved vision. The day is divided into morning and afternoon sessions which mix skill exercises and competitive events, including skid pad wet/dry courses, braking and handling practice, autocross and more.

    We will be driving current model BMW ///M Cars for this event. Please note that the Performance Center staff continually makes changes to this program, so session contents and the cars available may vary from one school to the next.

    Our event hotel is the Greenville Marriott. The special BMW rate includes the breakfast buffet for up to two people plus Internet service. Register at:www.marriott.com/GSPAP and enter BMW as the Corporate code. The Marriott has a great lobby bar for getting together after the driving and dinner events. Remember, no food service is available for breakfast Saturday morning at the Performance Center.

    Tentative Schedule:
    Friday July 22, 2016

    • 6:45 AM - Meet and sign-in at the Manassas Cracker Barrel, just off I-66W
    • 7:00 AM - NoVa Convoy leaves for Greer, SC
    • 3:00 PM - Visit to the Zentrum and BMW Foundation (if the Foundation is open for tours.)
    • 5:30 PM - Hotel Check-In
    • 6:30 PM - Group Dinner @ Barley's in Greenville

    Saturday, July 23, 2016

    • 8:00 AM - Meet @ Performance Center
    • 8:15 AM - Drive day begins
    • 5:00 PM - Drive day ends
    • 6:30 PM - Group Dinner @ Blue Ridge Brewing Company

    Sunday July 24, 2016

    • 8:00 AM - Meet @ Performance Center
    • 8:15 AM - Drive day begins
    • 5:00 PM - Drive day ends

    The Fine Print. Please read carefully!!!

    • All drivers must be BMW CCA members or attend with a club member who pays for the event. In other words, the payment for all school attendees must come from a club member. More information is available by contacting the event coordinator.
    • NCC and Tarheel chapter members have first acceptance priority, then BMW CCA members from other chapters.
    • The NCC and the Tarheel event coordinators accept applicants into this school independently (16 NCC and 16 Tarheel) through the MotorsportReg.com registration site.
    • Each BMW CCA member can bring one non-member under their membership/registration/payment.
    • Contact BMW CCA Headquarters to become a member of the NCC and/or Tarheel chapters for priority acceptance.
    • Acceptance into this event will be made on or about May 1st, 2016 by the event coordinators.
    • Registration on this site does not constitute acceptance into this event. It places you in the registration queue and on the wait list.
    • All drivers must be at least 18 years old and have a valid driver's license.
    • The cost of $660.00 per day per driver and includes driving Performance Center ///M cars, tires, gas, instructors and lunch at the Performance Center.
    • Travel expenses, meals and lodging costs are the responsibility of the attendees and not included in the $660 event registration fee.
    • You do not have to own a BMW or M-car to attend this event. (However, be prepared to purchase one when you return home after the event.)
    • BMW Foundation tours will be available at the discretion and schedule of the Foundation.

    Directions to NoVa convoy start:
    From the Washington, DC, Beltway (I-495)

    • Take I-495 to I-66 west.
    • Exit at 47B (north 234).
    • Turn right at traffic light onto Battleview Parkway to the Cracker Barrel.

    From the Baltimore Beltway (I-695)

    • Take I-95 south to I-495 west.
    • Follow the directions above.



    Register here.

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    Doug, is there any update on when you will be charging the fee for the school?

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    Trying to gauge the interest here and how many are going. I'm a new member. Can we still register??

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    Quote Originally Posted by MMMako View Post
    Trying to gauge the interest here and how many are going. I'm a new member. Can we still register??

    Thanks for your interest. This event is full. Next one is in October. Please take a look at that one if you can attend.

    Doug
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    Thanks, Doug. Appreciate the quick reply and look forward to the Oct. ///M Club Day.

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