The BMW Car Club Gauteng was established in 1981 with the sole aim of providing social and competitive activities which appeal to like-minded people, young and old, who have one common passion – The BMW Marque. Our Club, a non-profit organisation which is professionally run by an elected committee, is a Founder Member of BMW Clubs Africa, as well as being a Member of the International Council of BMW Clubs.
The club’s events calendar is designed to offer something for every type of BMW owner or driver. Participation in these events allows BMW owners and drivers to enjoy their vehicles and the BMW lifestyle in a safe, controlled environment with like-minded people. From performance orientated events to classic car events to family fun, there truly is much to choose from.
·Advanced Driver Training and Collision Avoidance Courses
·BMW Factory Tour
·BMW xDrive Off Road Driving Experience
·Concours Show & Shine Days
·Cryptic Clue Poker Runs
·Dynamic Handling and Top End Runs
·Tarmac (Rally Stage type) Challenges
·High Speed Top-end Runs
·Hijack Prevention Courses
·Time Trial and Racing Series events at Kyalami, Zwartkops, Midvaal and Phakisa
·Social Gatherings (go-karting, Poker nights etc)
·Family Weekends Away
Being a spectator at some of these events is almost as much fun as participating!
Membership of the BMW Car Club Gauteng entitles you to:
·A personalised Membership Card
·BMW Car Club Stickers
·A Quarterly Printed Glossy Magazine
·Electronic News Letters and latest BMW Related News
·Discounts on select BMW Parts & Accessories at participating BMW Dealerships - Click Here for detailed information
·Access to all the latest information on your BMW
·Access to other like-minded people who are passionate about their BMWs
·Eligibility to participate in all of the club events
·Preferential insurance rates with our club partners - Click Here for contact details, ask for Brett
Single membership is R350 per year and 400 to include the entire family. Memberships run from 1 March – 28 February of the following year.
The club is currently run by chairman Colin van Son. Vice chairman Ryan Herd also serves as President of BMW Clubs Africa and manages the club website content and is sub-editor of the club magazine THE BEEMER. Mark Jones is our magazine editor who takes care of all things THE BEEMER. Michael Broom carries the role of Racing Series Steward and the balance of the active committee is made up from Mike Salt, Johann Venter, Gerhard Botha, Antony Miller and Marek Letowt. Jaqueline Herd is responsible for all the club’s membership, administration and financial activities.
The committee is elected by the members, and work on a volunteer basis with no financial reward for their immense efforts. It is the passion and dedication of this group that has made the club the success it is today.