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Pazifik Eskapades 2021

by Paul Koreneff

Join us on our annual trip to the BMW Performance Center. Drive fast cars (theirs), display pretty cars (yours), relax at a 4-star hotel with special pricing, mingle with the National Board of Directors and Executive Officers, enjoy the restaurants in the Coachella Valley, visit unique sites and desert oddities, and reconnect with your BMW friends.

Pazifik Eskapades is a trip to the BMW Performance Center with a little bit more.  The location provides plenty of things to do besides driving BMWs for you, your family, and your friends.  We have a discounted rate at a four-star hotel so a family mini-vacation won’t break the bank.

The Performance Center Experience will provide you with several different models of BMWs cars, and a variety of exercises and track driving to appreciate those cars.  They pay for gas, tires, brakes, etc.; all the things that make tracking your own car expensive.  You’ll get to test drive brand new BMWs in situations you’ll never get if you just go to the dealer for a test drive.  You’ll also get a gourmet lunch after you are done driving, and a small memento of your day.

This is a perfect way to introduce your significant other and/or your friends, to the incredible world of BMWs and performance driving.  It’s all on closed circuits, there are lots of first-timers, and it’s certainly safer than speeding on the freeway or drifting on the cul-de-sac.

If your companions aren’t into driving, the Coachella Valley has an astonishing variety of things to do.  Let them drive you to the Performance Center (you can hitch a ride back) then take the car and go explore.  See the list at Eskapade.bmwcca.org for activity suggestions and links.  Most of these options are available on Friday and/or Sunday also.

Saturday evening, after the sun goes down, there will be a Car Show at Old Town La Quinta.  We’ll have live music, BMW only parking (other parking is available), and a plethora of restaurants in which to have dinner.  Plus you’ll have a chance to see all your BMW friends who you missed during the pandemic*.

* Because of the fluid conditions caused by COVID-19 and its variants, please bring a mask.  You may not need it, but bring it anyway.


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Bimmers and Brews – North Scottsdale

by Paul Koreneff

At the request of the restaurant, we are limiting the group to no more than 20 people. Please ensure you use the ‘Register for Event’ button above so that we have an accurate count. Our members who use Facebook should ensure they register here too!

If circumstances change and you are unable to attend, please let us know. Hint: Try clicking on ‘Already registered?’ to the right of the ‘Register for Event!’ button.

Come unwind with us, for a midweek break.  This month we are at the Raven Gastropub in North Scottsdale.

There’s nothing better than a happy hour and dinner with like-minded enthusiasts, so come talk cars over some delicious local brews. Who knows, you may find a new favorite craft beer, make a friend, or even find some driving buddies. Plus, you’ll be supporting small businesses and stimulating the local economy!

We look forward to seeing you on the second Wednesday of most months (please check the calendar).



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When you use the ‘Register for Event’ button above, be sure to include first names for all attendees in your group so that we can prepare name tags and maintain an accurate count. Wait a minute after clicking once on the button to allow the system time to process your request – you will receive a confirming notice and an email.

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O’Fest Forever – Cancelled

by Paul Koreneff

The BMW CCA has cancelled this 2020 event

O’FEST FOREVER – The Ultimate BMW Event

Make sure to mark your calendar now for O’Fest Forever, presented by Michelin, which will be held on September 15-19, 2020 in La Quinta, California!

Looking for heart-racing driving experiences? Or maybe leisurely tours through beautiful parts of the country? O’Fest features that and more! We offer tech talks to learn more from our partners, classes on how to drive more safely, and an opportunity to display and view some of the best cars on the planet! Check out the events page to learn why you have to be there!

Registration is now open!

Please go to the BMW CCA O’Fest Forever website to register.


Click here to go to the O’Fest Forever website

Let the Roadrunner Chapter know you are going by Registering below!

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Bimmers and Brews – Flying Basset Brewing in Gilbert – Cancelled

by Paul Koreneff

This event has been cancelled due to the difficulty in complying with social distancing guidelines that have been promulgated to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus. 

Come unwind with us, for a midweek break, as we make our way to various local breweries in the Phoenix-Metro area.

This month we are at Flying Basset Brewing in Gilbert.

There’s nothing better than a happy hour and dinner with like-minded enthusiasts, so come talk cars over some delicious local brews. Who knows, you may find a new favorite craft beer, make a friend, or even find some driving buddies. Plus, you’ll be supporting small businesses and stimulating the local economy!

We look forward to seeing you on the second Wednesday of most months (please check the calendar).


Click here to see the menu

Register for this event below and be sure to include first names for all attendees so we can prepare name tags. Wait a minute after clicking once on the Submit button to allow the system time to process your request – you will receive a confirming message and an email.

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Bimmers and Brews – Four Peaks in Scottsdale – Cancelled

by Paul Koreneff

This event has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus Epidemic.

Come unwind with us, for a midweek break, as we make our way to various local breweries in the Phoenix-Metro area.

This month we are at the Four Peaks Grill and Tap in Scottsdale.

There’s nothing better than a happy hour and dinner with like-minded enthusiasts, so come talk cars over some delicious local brews. Who knows, you may find a new favorite craft beer, make a friend, or even find some driving buddies. Plus, you’ll be supporting small businesses and stimulating the local economy!

We look forward to seeing you on the second Wednesday of most months (please check the calendar).


Click here to see the menu

Register for this event below and be sure to include first names for all attendees so we can prepare name tags. Wait a minute after clicking once on the Submit button to allow the system time to process your request – you will receive a confirming message and an email.

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Bimmers and Brews – Flying Basset Brewing in Gilbert – Cancelled

by Paul Koreneff

This event has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus Epidemic.

Come unwind with us, for a midweek break, as we make our way to various local breweries in the Phoenix-Metro area.

This month we are at Flying Basset Brewing in Gilbert.

There’s nothing better than a happy hour and dinner with like-minded enthusiasts, so come talk cars over some delicious local brews. Who knows, you may find a new favorite craft beer, make a friend, or even find some driving buddies. Plus, you’ll be supporting small businesses and stimulating the local economy!

We look forward to seeing you on the second Wednesday of most months (please check the calendar).


Click here to see the menu

Register for this event below and be sure to include first names for all attendees so we can prepare name tags. Wait a minute after clicking once on the Submit button to allow the system time to process your request – you will receive a confirming message and an email.

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Bimmers and Brews – Raven Gastropub in Scottsdale

by Paul Koreneff

Come unwind with us, for a midweek break, as we make our way to various local breweries in the Phoenix-Metro area.

This month we are at the Raven Gastropub in Scottsdale.

There’s nothing better than a happy hour and dinner with like-minded enthusiasts, so come talk cars over some delicious local brews. Who knows, you may find a new favorite craft beer, make a friend, or even find some driving buddies. Plus, you’ll be supporting small businesses and stimulating the local economy!

We look forward to seeing you on the second Wednesday of most months (please check the calendar).


Click here to see the menu

Register for this event below and be sure to include first names for all attendees so we can prepare name tags. Wait a minute after clicking once on the Submit button to allow the system time to process your request – you will receive a confirming message and an email.

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Bimmers and Brews – Flying Basset Brewing in Gilbert

by Paul Koreneff

Come unwind with us, for a midweek break, as we make our way to various local breweries in the Phoenix-Metro area.

This month we are at the Flying Basset Brewing in Gilbert.

There’s nothing better than a happy hour and dinner with like-minded enthusiasts, so come talk cars over some delicious local brews. Who knows, you may find a new favorite craft beer, make a friend, or even find some driving buddies. Plus, you’ll be supporting small businesses and stimulating the local economy!

We look forward to seeing you on the second Wednesday of most months (please check the calendar).


Click here to see the menu

Register for this event below and be sure to include first names for all attendees so we can prepare name tags. Wait a minute after clicking once on the Submit button to allow the system time to process your request – you will receive a confirming message and an email.

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Bimmers and Brews – Four Peaks in Scottsdale

by Paul Koreneff

Come unwind with us, for a midweek break, as we make our way to various local breweries in the Phoenix-Metro area.

This month we are at the Four Peaks Grill and Tap in Scottsdale.

There’s nothing better than a happy hour and dinner with like-minded enthusiasts, so come talk cars over some delicious local brews. Who knows, you may find a new favorite craft beer, make a friend, or even find some driving buddies. Plus, you’ll be supporting small businesses and stimulating the local economy!

We look forward to seeing you on the second Wednesday of most months (please check the calendar).


Click here to see the menu

RSVP below and be sure to include first names for all attendees so we can prepare name tags. Wait a minute after clicking once on the Confirm RSVP button to allow the system time to process your request – you will be transferred to a new web page. There are a limited number of seats!

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Bimmers and Brews Happy Hour and Dinner in Gilbert

by Paul Koreneff

Come unwind with us, for a midweek break, as we make our way to various local breweries in the Phoenix-Metro area.This month we are at the Flying Basset Brewery in Gilbert.There’s nothing better than a happy hour and dinner with like-minded enthusiasts, so come talk cars over some delicious local brews.Who knows, you may find a new favorite craft beer, make a friend, or even find some driving buddies. Plus, you’ll be supporting small businesses and stimulating the local economy!

We look forward to seeing you on the second Wednesday of most months (please check the calendar).

Please RSVP below and be sure to include first names for all attendees so we can prepare name tags. Wait a minute after clicking once on the Confirm RSVP button to allow the system time to process your request – you will be transferred to a new web page. There are a limited number of seats!

We look forward to seeing you there!

Note that Bimmers and Brews has been moved to the SECOND Wednesday of the month!


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