April 14, 2016

Sierra Chapter BMW Car Club – Reno, NV
14 April 2016 @ Pearce Motors

  1. New Members & Membership Update (Sharon)
  2. Upcoming Events for 2016
  3. BMW Updates coming this Spring
  4. BMW updated 8 series for 2020
  5. BMW on Wards Best Engine List
  6. BMW Briefs
  7. BMW Trivia
  8. Q&A?
  9. Dinner @ Olive Garden

25 in Attendance

  1. New Members & Membership Update (Ron) – 4 new members signed up this month.
  2. Upcoming Events for 2016
    1. Reminder to the club to check the calendar of events on the website
    2. The Tech Session @ Rennsport has been cancelled and will be rescheduled later this year.
  3. The Coastal Cruise to Cabot Cove is the weekend of May 13th for three-days.
    1. The tour goes to Larkspur for the night and then up Rt. 1 to Ft. Bragg.
    2. Contact John Strom to register for the event by Thursday, April 28th if interested in going.
    3. Single sheet handout was provided during the meeting for those that are interested.
    4. One seat has opened up if anyone is still interested in registering.
  4. Defensive driving course update:
    1. We managed to successfully get access to the highway patrol training course
    2. There will be a charge of $480 for the course rental. BMWCCA will reimburse.
    3. Class size capped at 30 to keep it manageable.
    4. We need more people this year than we have in the past. We are looking for volunteers.
  5. Street Survival will be October 8th.
    1. It was confirmed that we are definitely on for this event to happen at the NHP training center – Regional Public Safety Training Center
  6. The new BMW 440i Coupe will have a new engine. Click here to view more.
  7. BMW 8-Series will be back in 2020. Click here to get all the details.
  8. Pictures of John Strom’s rear end accident was presented and how his BMW X3 faired.
  9. De Sharp is replacing his M3 that was wrecked with an M4.
  10. BMW Trivia
    Question: Who would win a quarter mile race an M4 or an i8?
    Answer: The i8
  11. Dinner @ Olive Garden.