BMW Car Club of America Foundation

BMW Car Club of America Foundation Dedicated to the Promotion of Safety and the Preservation of BMW History - Saving Lives, Saving History!
STAFF Scott Dishman, Executive Director Michael Mitchell, Curator Andrea Galehouse, Campaign Coordinator Bill Wade, National Director / Street Survival Tim Beechuk, Program Manager / Street Survival Madelin Miller, Program Manager / Street Survival NATIONAL BOARD of TRUSTEES Lance White President Bruce Smith Vice President John Eveland Secretary Louis Goldsman Treasurer Scott Blazey Street Survival Chair Bruce Hazard Archive Chair Scott Hughes Preservation Chair Jackie Bechek Trustee Peter Gleeson Trustee Dr. Leo Newland Trustee Mike Ura Trustee Erik Wensberg Advisor
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The BMW Car Club of America Foundation is the philanthropic expression of the 70,000+ members of the BMW Car Club of America, our corporate sponsors and generous donors. Together, we deliver high level car-control training to thousands of teenage drivers each year, through the Tire Rack Street Survival Program. We also operate the largest BMW Museum & Archive in the Americas, directly next door to the BMW Performance Center in Greer, South Carolina. If you’re a member of the BMW CCA, these programs and their accomplishments belong to you. The BMW Car Club of America Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charity organization, and all donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law. Our Federal ID number is 03-0437428.

Mission: Dedicated to the Promotion of Safety and the Preservation of BMW History

Amazing wheels and cars in the current exhibit: GENESIS: BMW From the Beginning Presented by The Werk Shop but this one ...
06/17/2020

Amazing wheels and cars in the current exhibit: GENESIS: BMW From the Beginning Presented by The Werk Shop but this one goes back two exhibits to the ICON exhibit with Sam Moultrie’s beautiful 2002.

More than just amazing books!  Great items and gifts, too! And now, we’ve assembled a selection of items into bundles an...
06/14/2020

More than just amazing books! Great items and gifts, too! And now, we’ve assembled a selection of items into bundles and are offering them at attractive sale prices. Whether you’re looking for exhibition books, 2002 apparel, M1 gear or much more, we should have a bundle for you! https://bmwccafoundationstore.com/pages/sales-bundles

(These will make great Father’s Day gifts. If you order by tonight (Sunday, June 14), your domestic shipment should arrive by Father’s Day.)

06/11/2020

166 pages of “oh wow!” The companion book to the GENESIS: BMW From the Beginning Presented by The Werk Shop exhibit is available now and makes a great Father’s Day gift! The books are beautifully designed and photographed, and written by Jackie Jouret , a regular contributor to Roundel, former editor of Bimmer magazine, and a great BMW historian who makes history come alive.

Special: Through June 15, any exhibition book purchased in addition to the new GENESIS book is 20% off. https://bmwccafoundationstore.com/collections/genesis

Happy birthday, Lou Ann Shirk! Thank you to you and Lonny for all you do for the Foundation and the BMW CCA, including l...
06/10/2020

Happy birthday, Lou Ann Shirk! Thank you to you and Lonny for all you do for the Foundation and the BMW CCA, including loaning your beautiful 2800CS for the recent PASSION exhibit!

With Father’s Day on the horizon (June 20!), grab something different for Dad! Satisfy that car craving with a book from...
06/08/2020

With Father’s Day on the horizon (June 20!), grab something different for Dad! Satisfy that car craving with a book from the BMW CCA Foundation Museum! Our exhibition books are beautifully designed and photographed, and written by Jackie Jouret, a regular contributor to Roundel, former editor of Bimmer magazine, and a great BMW historian who makes history come alive. Printed and bound in the U.S., they are great to read and gorgeous to look at, a treasure for Pops—or anyone who loves BMWs and classic cars.

Special: Any exhibition book purchased in addition to the new GENESIS book is 20% off. Click: https://bmwccafoundationstore.com/collections/genesis

The cars here look amazing in the outside, but the interior detail is exquisite. The GENESIS: BMW From the Beginning Pre...
06/03/2020

The cars here look amazing in the outside, but the interior detail is exquisite. The GENESIS: BMW From the Beginning Presented by The Werk Shop has 24 classic BMW cars and motorcycles in it—all of which can be seen with fantastic accompanying text be the wonderful Jackie Jouret in the book available at https://bmwccafoundationstore.com/collections/genesis

EMW Parking Only (fear not, this one is inside the exhibit with the others!). Fascinating background about this car and ...
05/31/2020

EMW Parking Only (fear not, this one is inside the exhibit with the others!). Fascinating background about this car and 23 other classic BMW cars and motorcycles in the book — GENESIS: BMW From the Beginning Presented by @the.werk.shop. Available at https://bmwccafoundationstore.com/collections/genesis. 👍

We have “opened” the new exhibit—GENESIS: BMW From the Beginning Presented by The Werk Shop—via virtual tour and book sa...
05/29/2020

We have “opened” the new exhibit—GENESIS: BMW From the Beginning Presented by The Werk Shop—via virtual tour and book sale (https://bmwccafoundation.org/genesis-virtual-tour/). BUT...time for a #flashbackfriday look back at our first exhibit, Heroes of Bavaria! Do you have a favorite here?

How about these wheels?! If you didn’t think you were a motorcycle fan before, you will be after you see the classic BMW...
05/27/2020

How about these wheels?! If you didn’t think you were a motorcycle fan before, you will be after you see the classic BMW bikes in the GENESIS: BMW From the Beginning Presented by The Werk Shop exhibit! Virtual tour is live and the exhibit books are available now! https://bmwccafoundation.org/genesis-virtual-tour/

Thank you to those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.  #memorialday  @ BMW Car Club of America Foundation
05/25/2020

Thank you to those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. #memorialday @ BMW Car Club of America Foundation

Guess the horsepower!  And say hi to Steve and Mary Walker’s 700 Sport Coupe and check out the video virtual tour and th...
05/22/2020

Guess the horsepower! And say hi to Steve and Mary Walker’s 700 Sport Coupe and check out the video virtual tour and the new GENESIS: BMW From the Beginning Presented by The Werk Shop book for more about this amazing car. https://bmwccafoundationstore.com/

Who likes #estorilblue?!.Switching it up on #mmonday with a bonus thank you to another sponsor of the GENESIS: BMW From ...
05/18/2020

Who likes #estorilblue?!
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Switching it up on #mmonday with a bonus thank you to another sponsor of the GENESIS: BMW From the Beginning exhibit — Yokohama Tire — with Yokohama wrapped CCW wheels on Robert Chandler’s S14 2002 from the ICON exhibit from 2018.

Accompanying the opening of the GENESIS: BMW From the Beginning Presented by @the.werk.shop, books are now available to ...
05/15/2020

Accompanying the opening of the GENESIS: BMW From the Beginning Presented by @the.werk.shop, books are now available to order and we’re having a sale on past exhibit books! Buy one book and get 5% off a second book, 10% off if you buy two other books and 15% off if you buy three other books. Visit https://bmwccafoundationstore.com/

The opening is Friday!  The GENESIS: BMW From the Beginning Presented by The Werk Shop opens Friday, May 15! We’ve had t...
05/14/2020

The opening is Friday! The GENESIS: BMW From the Beginning Presented by The Werk Shop opens Friday, May 15! We’ve had to get a little creative with so many pandemic-related dynamics, so this opening will be virtual—we’ll be posting a virtual tour on our site Friday at 12:00pm PT / 3:00pm ET. Get ready for a fantastic walk through decades of history and amazing cars and motorcycles!

What car is in the reflection...and on what car is this wheel? 😏 They’re both at the #bmwccafoundation GENESIS: BMW From...
05/13/2020

What car is in the reflection...and on what car is this wheel? 😏 They’re both at the #bmwccafoundation GENESIS: BMW From the Beginning Presented by The Werk Shop exhibit! More news soon!

Must be #twofortuesday with Dirk’s 1937 328 and its little mini me next to it, replete with #cocomatsinside — thank you,...
05/12/2020

Must be #twofortuesday with Dirk’s 1937 328 and its little mini me next to it, replete with #cocomatsinside — thank you, CocoMats!

This one might be pretty easy to identify—plus, it makes any Sunday a #sundayfunday!
05/10/2020

This one might be pretty easy to identify—plus, it makes any Sunday a #sundayfunday!

The GENESIS book comes out at the end of next week (as will the opening video!). In the meantime, let’s hear some guesse...
05/07/2020

The GENESIS book comes out at the end of next week (as will the opening video!). In the meantime, let’s hear some guesses what we have here—year and model. Don’t be shy; that’s why we call them “guesses.”
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Each exhibit brings so many “oh wow!” cars...this M1 seemed to do the trick repeatedly in the PASSION exhibit. GENESIS: ...
05/04/2020

Each exhibit brings so many “oh wow!” cars...this M1 seemed to do the trick repeatedly in the PASSION exhibit. GENESIS: BMW From the Beginning opens via video May 15 with many “oh wow” cars!

1972 2002 Baur Cabriolet from the ICON exhibit. Thank you again, Don Bower!.The new GENESIS exhibit opens via video May ...
04/30/2020

1972 2002 Baur Cabriolet from the ICON exhibit. Thank you again, Don Bower!
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The new GENESIS exhibit opens via video May 15!

We got the UPS shipment we have been waiting for today. Most of the GENESIS banners, pylon, and door graphics. Tomorrow ...
04/28/2020

We got the UPS shipment we have been waiting for today. Most of the GENESIS banners, pylon, and door graphics. Tomorrow is installation day. The exhibit is coming along really well. We can’t wait to show it off to everyone.
Thank you to Erik Wensberg and AMI Graphics for producing this stuff for our Museum!!

Don’t look past this cool bike (ok, you can, because that other stuff is cool, too!); this 1943 BMW R75 is one of four h...
04/27/2020

Don’t look past this cool bike (ok, you can, because that other stuff is cool, too!); this 1943 BMW R75 is one of four historic BMW motorcycles in the GENESIS: BMW From the Beginning exhibit at the #bmwccafoundation, opening via video May 15.

Thought we’d share some #e36m3  fun for you from the ICON exhibit on #tbt. Wait...E36M3? Yep! Another fun Terry Sayther ...
04/23/2020

Thought we’d share some #e36m3 fun for you from the ICON exhibit on #tbt. Wait...E36M3? Yep! Another fun Terry Sayther creation!

Must be #taillighttuesday here at the #bmwccafoundation!  Can you identify this one? (Don’t say “left”...)😁... #bmwgenes...
04/21/2020

Must be #taillighttuesday here at the #bmwccafoundation! Can you identify this one? (Don’t say “left”...)😁
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If you’ve been hoping the GENESIS: BMW From the Beginning, presented by The Werk Shop would open on May 15, good news! I...
04/20/2020

If you’ve been hoping the GENESIS: BMW From the Beginning, presented by The Werk Shop would open on May 15, good news! It will...via a video preview on May 15. We hope to open our doors to the public by early summer, or as soon as feasible. More information to follow!

A little after and before, 503-style, first courtesy of a 503 that will be part of the GENESIS exhibit and then a 503 cu...
04/17/2020

A little after and before, 503-style, first courtesy of a 503 that will be part of the GENESIS exhibit and then a 503 currently undergoing restoration at The Werk Shop. That should be a fun one to follow along!

Can you believe these cars were made 15 years apart? 1️⃣ is a 1939 BMW 327/28; 2️⃣ is a 1954 EMW 327/3.
04/15/2020

Can you believe these cars were made 15 years apart? 1️⃣ is a 1939 BMW 327/28; 2️⃣ is a 1954 EMW 327/3.

Happy Easter from the BMW CCA Foundation!
04/12/2020

Happy Easter from the BMW CCA Foundation!

A #frontendfriday peek back at a great car from the Passion exhibit—Jeff Caplan’s @odometergears amazing #e12 with this ...
04/10/2020

A #frontendfriday peek back at a great car from the Passion exhibit—Jeff Caplan’s @odometergears amazing #e12 with this not-quite-stock engine and these @therealcocomats inside.

These items (swipe) and more—on sale through tonight (April 9)! Getting ready for the next exhibit so we’re making room ...
04/09/2020

These items (swipe) and more—on sale through tonight (April 9)! Getting ready for the next exhibit so we’re making room by heavily discounting a lot of your favorite items. Check these out at www.bmwccafoundationstore.com. Shirts as low as $9!

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