End of April Upcoming Tour Update

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Tour Update 4/27/2015

 Sat, May 23th (Memorial Day weekend): Tour to Let’s Eat Cafe in Bluffdale (Full day drive with dinner).  Great times are had on this trip.  Marc is leading this day trip and please let Marc know if you can join us on this adventure.  We may have a limit to the number of seats Let’s Eat can support and we’ll keep you informed but we recommend to RSVP as soon as you can.  Once we fill up (some where close to 15 people), we will keep the list going in the event of cancellations.

June 6th: Brian George will be leading a group after Car’s and Coffee (9:45 a.m. starting from 5216 Democracy Drive, Plano, TX – part of the SMU campus) to Tioga, TX and a visit to Clark’s BBQ.  We have the Cars and Coffee June 2015 maps ready to review.  Please let Brian know you will join the tour so he can watch for you.

Sat, June 20th: Half day tour to Whitewright, TX with brunch thrown in.  We’ll start in McKinney at the RaceTrac at 1004 E University Dr 9 a.m. head up toward Sherman and stop in Whitewright (CJ’s Grand Street Cafe or other restaurant).  Here is our past tour map. Please let Marc Leediker know if you can attend.

New: July 25th: Talimena Scenic Drive from Hugo, TX to Queen Wilhelmina State Park and back again.  Book at hotel room for Friday night, 7/24 at HiWay Inn Express of Hugo (2111 E Jackson St Hugo, OK 74743  580-326-5100) and we’ll head out 8 a.m. and head to the Talimena Scenic Drive.  Please let Marc and Raymond know if you can attend.

Marc (214-354-9505) and Rhonda Leediker,
the Tourmeisters

Raymond Mimick (817-999-0078)

Brian George (469-400-0049)

2015 AutoX #3 – Saturday May 9th – Mineral Wells Airpark

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May is around the corner!

And, so is the 3rd Lone Star BMWCCA autocross event of the year.

Registration is open for the 2015 LSC BMWCCA AutoX #3 event on
Saturday, May 9th @ Mineral Wells. All makes are welcome.

Direct Registration Link:

Online registration is available until 6PM the Friday before the event. Cost is $30.

We will also accept credit card payment on site. The total cost for on site payment is $40.

Tech Inspection:
All participant vehicles must pass Tech Inspection on site.
It begins at 8:00 am and will close at 9:00 am.

Novice Meeting:
You need to attend this meeting if this is your first time out with our club.
Novice meeting starts at 8:30 and is followed by a course walk.

Worker Assignment:
All participants are required to work during runs when they are not driving.
The assignments will be posted on the club van before the meetings.

Mandatory Driver’s Meeting at 9:10 am.

First car planned to start at 9:30 am.
We will have 5 runs in the morning and 5 runs in the afternoon. 10 total runs per driver!

After the morning runs we will take a 45-minute lunch break,
during which time we will provide grilled hot dogs (weather permitting).

Also, see the full 2015 schedule.

Hope to see you there,

Franco Maras

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Tour Update for April 2015

This weekend (April 4th), we have a half-day/three-fourths-day drive to Cranfills Gap.  Route Maps are now available here.  We are starting from the Cedar Hill Library 9a Saturday.  If you are joining us, let Raymond Mimick (rmimick@iname.com) know so we can watch for you.

Next week (April 9th-April 12th), we have our trip to Big Bend National Park and West Texas Touring to happen.  There is still time to signup and get your hotels.  Route Maps and more information is located on the Driving Tour section of our web site or email Raymond Mimick (rmimick@iname.com).

Finally, we have a half-day tour on April 25th to Muenster for Germanfest celebration. Marc Leediker (marc3509@sbcglobal.net for more information or to join the tour) is leading this day/half-day tour group up to enjoy the celebration.

Also, we have 1 dinner-destination tour scheduler for May 23rd and we have a day tour tentative for June 20th being worked on.


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New Tour dates add!

NEW: March 7th: Cars & Coffee and Springfest Tour to East Texas; Burger Company in Mineola for lunch (Marc is leading this half-day trip from Classic BMW, starting about 9a).  If you can join us, please drop a line to Marc Leediker at marc3509@sbcglobal.net.

NEW: Saturday, April 4th (Easter weekend): Half-day trip to Cranfills Gap, Texas for a visit to the Old Rock Church (St. Olaf’s Lutheran Rock Church). Built in 1886, it is a beautiful building which is very well preserved.  To get there, the drive will begin in Cedar Hill (9am back parking lot of Cedar Hill Library at 225 Cedar Street, Cedar Hill, TX 75104) and pass through 150 miles of fantastic roads with lots of great vistas, panoramic country-sides, and twisty roads. The mid-point will be Glen Rose where the tour will take a quick break for gas. In addition to Glen Rose, the tour will pass through or near Cleburne State Park, Dinosaur Valley State Park, Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, and Iredell. Lunch will be at the Horny Toad Bar and Grill in Cranfills Gap (http://www.hornytoadbar.com/index.html).  Brian George is organizing the routes but let Raymond Mimick know if you will join us on this trip.

NEW: April 25th: Germanfest celebration in Muenster.  Marc is leading this day/half-day tour group up to enjoy the celebration.  Please let Marc know if you will join this trip.

NEW: Sat, May 23th (Memorial Day weekend): Tour to Let’s Eat Cafe in Bluffdale (Full day drive with dinner).  Great times are had on this trip.  Marc is leading this day trip and please let Marc know if you can join us on this adventure.

To see all the Tour dates visit: http://lscbmwcca.org/upcoming-events/driving-tours/