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Roadrunner Chapter Oktoberfest

by Adam Tharp




Save the date for the Roadrunner Chapter’s 1st Annual Oktoberfest at the premier German restaurant in the Valley, Haus Murphy’s.

Get out your lederhosen and frost up that beer mug, we’re getting ready to celebrate Oktoberfest! German beer, Bratwurst, German pretzel, knockwurst, Kraut, Live German Music and more! Get your strudel on let’s have some fun!




Each ticket includes an Appetizer, Soup, Entrée, Dessert, and Iced Tea.

BMW CCA Member Cost Per Ticket: $20.00

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Non BMW CCA Member Cost Per Ticket: $30.00
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Drive 4 Corners

by Adam Tharp


Come one, come all, to the largest annual mountain BMW gathering in the Rocky Mountain Region! The intent is to create an event that cultivates a community of BMW owners in the Rocky Mountain region and beyond; a place for enthusiasts to gain a sense of community that celebrates our cars just as much as it celebrates those who own them.

If you’re looking for a way to beat the heat in Arizona, this summer, and need an excuse for a weekend getaway then look no further.  BMW CCA members and non-members are welcome, and come from all over the Southwest. We are planning to arrange a caravan, for those that will be driving up from Arizona.  Details on the caravan will be forwarded to those that register and RSVP below.

View additional details and REGISTER NOW to reserve your spot!


Bimmers at Bondurant

by Adam Tharp


COST: From $299.00

Prepare for a day of high performance driving fun at Bondurant Racing School. The BMW CCA – Roadrunner Chapter is partnering with Bondurant Racing School to host a BMW exclusive driving experience for drivers of all skill levels. Whether you’re a professional driver or have never stepped foot on track, this event will be a great opportunity to meet fellow enthusiasts, develop your driving skills, and get tips from the pros in a fun, safe, and controlled environment- led by the world-renowned Bondurant Racing School Instructors.

BMW CCA members and non-members alike are invited to attend and co-drivers are welcome. Non-member tickets will include your first year’s membership to the BMW CCA for the Ultimate Club Experience! Each driver will be placed in a group based on skill level so that everyone can feel comfortable driving at their own pace.

The festivities will commence on March 31st 2018 from 8am-4pm. Below is a summary of the driving activities:

  • Ground School – An instructor led drivers’ meeting structured to cover key driving fundamentals and outline the objectives/format for the day.
  • Skid Car Training (using Bondurant vehicle) – An invaluable understeer/oversteer exercise and fundamental lesson in car control. These specially outfitted vehicles perfectly simulate what most would call a “drift”, when in reality the students are learning how to balance the application of brake and throttle to counter a rear wheel or front wheel skid.
  • Auto-Cross (using your vehicle) – A miniature road course packed with numerous twists and turns, our layout is designed to build a foundation of the basics; vision, car control and “the driving line.” This is a great opportunity to experience a smaller track-like exercise to prepare the new track drivers or warm up experienced ones before entering a high-speed track scenario.
  • Lead and Follow (using your vehicle) – This is the final phase of the basic curriculum in which drivers will get on the actual track and follow their instructors at speed. This exercise illustrates the importance of “the driving line” and builds upon the “slow in, fast out” philosophy. The Lead and Follow exercise pulls together all of the other methods taught throughout the day and puts them in action at higher speeds than Auto-Cross and is hands down the most exhilarating of the 3.

Lunch will be available onsite and be sure to register early, since spots will be limited. Stay tuned for more info and we look forward to seeing you then!  Freude am Fahren!

We look forward to driving with you and seeing your BMW on the track!


** Please follow the link below to register and, upon completion, you will be redirected to the ticket purchasing site. If you are not redirected automatically then please click HERE to purchase your ticket.

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M5 Launch Party

by Adam Tharp


Come see the new M5, show off your BMW in a mini car show, and catch up with great friends.

There will be a giveaway of two spots for the Bimmers at Bondurant event in March, generously donated by Chapman BMW in Chandler.

Food and drinks will be on hand as well. This should be a fun event, so bring the whole family!


Bimmers and Breakfast

by Adam Tharp

Come join us for a special Holiday Edition of Bimmers and Breakfast this month.

Get to know like-minded individuals over some great food and celebrate the Holidays the right way…talking about BMWs!

Whether you are a new member, a long-standing member, or a prospective member then please RSVP below and come out and introduce yourself.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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