BMW Drivers Club Melbourne

Drivers Club Monthly | Edition 24 | May 2020

1 May 2020 4:43 PM | Anonymous


MONTH IN REVIEW 

Welcome to our second month of isolation.  Today also marks the second anniversary of our launch night!

There is an air of optimism and hope for a gradual release from restrictions in the coming weeks and months now and the committee has been working hard behind the scenes getting things ready for a return to physical events instead of the virtual and remote things we have been doing the last month or so.

We did hold our first virtual members meeting in April, which appeared to be successful with a number of members attending.  It was certainly nice to see some familar faces!

If you require assistance from Jo or Graeme during this time, please no longer phone the Bell Motorsport phone number (03 5979 1599) and instead phone Jo on 0412 661 900.

MEMBERSHIP UPDATE: 455 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.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Our May Members Meeting will be held virtually on Tuesday, 5 May at 7.30pm, with a virtual tour of club sponsor, Creative Custom Cars.  

Unfortunately we can't give too many details on other upcoming events right now.  Be sure to keep an eye on our calendar for when we can resume events.

MOTORSPORT AUSTRALIA LICENCE UPDATE

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Motorsport Australia Board has approved changes to the expiration of certain licence types. 

In addition, all licence holders will also be given the opportunity to utilise a buy one, get one free Shannons Motorsport Australia Championships General Admission ticket for the round of their choice in 2020 or 2021.

To see what this means for your licence, click here.

CLUB PERMIT RENEWALS

VicRoads are still processing renewals at their offices, however wait times are now much longer than normal and you must adhere to social distancing measures. Please instead consider posting your renewal to VicRoads.  You can pay by cheque or VicRoads have advised that you can use this credit card form

If you are yet to receive a signature from us for your renewal, we request that you post them to us for the time being.   

To be as fast and efficient as possible we recommend to sign your renewal, attach your payment and post it to us with a stamped envelope addressed to VicRoads inside. We will then sign on behalf of the club and post it straight to VicRoads for you.

We would like to remind you that you do have three months after the expiry date to pay your renewal, but you can’t drive it once it expires, just like normal registration. 

If you have any questions about your renewal please call or email us.  If you are not comfortable providing your credit card details or don’t have a cheque book, give us a call and we will see what we can do to help you.

For more details on club permits, including where you can send your renewal for signing, please visit our Club Permits page on the website.

NEWS & BLOG 

Our 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! 

Club blog.
BMW around the globe.

idrive magazine

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 other 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

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