BMW Drivers Club Melbourne


Drivers Club Monthly | Edition 19 | December 2019

1 Dec 2019 5:00 PM | Anonymous

MONTH IN REVIEW 

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As we move into December and the last Drivers Club Monthly for 2019, we had another busy month in November.

November started with our annual Melbourne Cup Day Show & Shine at Steeples at Mornington Racecourse.  We had a fantastic turnout with cars ranging from the 60s to new, mixed with some non-BMWs.  After our Show & Shine, we went inside for lunch, our cup sweep and a raffle with many members heading home with prizes! 


The following weekend, some of our members attended Motors at the Mansion at Pirra Homestead, Lara.  All who attended had a great day and luckily managed to dodge the bad Melbourne weather.

Our November Members Meeting was held at Zagame Autobody in Westmeadows, where we were shown through their new Bespoke Division and learnt a lot about what they have in store for the future.  Thank you to Jessica and the team at Zagame for such a fantastic and informative night. 


This month, instead of our usual drive day, we instead parked our cars at Castlemaine and boarded a steam train for a trip to Maldon for lunch.  Our members who attended had a fantastic time, we recommend experiencing it for yourself if you ever have the opportunity! 


It was then time for the annual Geelong Revival. The weather was fantastic all weekend and we featured the E31 8 series on Saturday for their 30 year anniversary.  Overall, we had 43 cars on display, 27 of them being E31s, including attendees from WA, Qld and even Lindsay Fox's 850csi. On Saturday night many of us were able to catch up for dinner before going back for round 2 on Sunday with a feature of E30s where we had over 35 cars on display.  We even had every different body type of E30 in attendance - Baurs, coupes, convertibles, sedans, a touring and a couple of M3s. 

To top the weekend off we were also given two cars from BMW Group Australia for the display, a new X4M Competition and an M4 CS.  These two cars went down well with the crowds, with a lot of attention and many questions.

A special thank you to Theo Hoffs for all of his hard work and determination in organising all of the E31s to attend, it was just an incredible sight. 

MEMBERSHIP UPDATE: 419 MEMBERS

Welcome to our new members, we look forward to seeing you at an upcoming event!

Don't forget to catch up with this month's update from our President, Graeme Bell here.


THE MONTH AHEAD 

Our year isn't quite over yet...  As you read this, many of our members are exploring the countryside on a weekend away with the BMW Drivers Club NSW and BMW Car Club Canberra.  We hope you're all having a fantastic time!

We're not quite done yet for 2019, here's our plans for December:

EVENTS AHEAD

Keep an eye on our calendar for events coming up, we’re always adding something new.  

Click on any of the following events for more information.
  • 3 January - 3 February Bathurst 12 Hour 
    It's time for our annual trip to the Bathurst 12 Hour!  

NEWS | BLOG 

Our News | Blog page on the website is constantly being updated with not just club news, but everything BMW from all around the world!  We welcome you to submit any articles of your own! 

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Have an interesting story about you or how you came to own your BMW?  How about a story about a restoration or a build of your car?  It could be anything! 
Email us because we'd love to read it and share it with our members.

MEMBER SERVICES

Members are welcome to submit their business to be shared on the Member Services page on our website.  We are all about supporting those who support us, so if you would like your business listed, email us with your details and we'll add you to the page!

As always, thanks for reading, we look forward to seeing you at an event soon!

President | Graeme Bell 0407 186 296
Vice President | 
Jo Mawson 0412 661 900
Secretary | 
Lawrence Glynn 0414 563 290 
Treasurer |
 
Shaaron Glynn

BMW Drivers Club Melbourne Inc.

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