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 ( 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 (

Finally, we have a half-day tour on April 25th to Muenster for Germanfest celebration. Marc Leediker ( 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

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 (  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:

2015 Autocross Schedule

The 2015 schedule is now available.
It remains “sticky” in the Upcoming Events menu.

2015 Schedule

1. Saturday 3-7     @ Mineral Wells Airport          Register

2. Saturday 4-18   @ TMS

3. Saturday 5-9     @ Mineral Wells Airport

4. Saturday 6-13   @ TMS

5. Saturday 7-18   @ Mineral Wells Airport

6. Saturday 8-22   @ Lone Star Park

7. Saturday 9-12   @ Lone Star Park

8. Saturday 10-3   @ Mineral Wells Airport

9. Saturday 11-14 @ Mineral Wells Airport

Go Kart Racing and 2014 AutoX Awards

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Come join us for a fun event at Pole Position Raceway with indoor Go Kart racing. The event is open to all members, friends and family.

After the Go Kart experience we will celebrate the 2014 autocross trophy winners with an awards ceremony. Lunch is provided during the event.

Note that the number of drivers is limited, so make sure to sign up early.

Saturday 7th of February
11:00 am – 1:00 pm

The cost is $35.
A terrific value with 2-3 races, including lunch.


Pole Position Raceway
10550 John W. Elliott Drive
Frisco, TX 75033

Closed Toe Shoes required.
Helmets are available or bring your own.
Hope to see you there,

Franco Maras

Lone Star BMWCCA
Autocross Chair

Lone Star Chapter BMW CCA Post Holiday Party


Please join us for the annual Lone Star Chapter BMW CCA Post Holiday Party on Saturday evening, January 10, 2015 at Classic BMW in Plano. Start the new year with friends, fun, good food and two special guests – BMW’s most iconic examples of The Ultimate Driving Machine, the i8 and the M1.

Sign up to attend

Date:  Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015

Time:  7:00pm – 11:00pm CT

Place:  Classic BMW of Plano, 6800 Dallas Pkwy., Plano, TX 75024

Attire:  Festive

Menu:  TwoRows Classic Grill’s popular MashPatini Bar, Hor d’oeuvres, Salad, Dessert, Iced tea, beer, wine

Cost:  $25 per person. Tickets available soon on  Includes all food and beverages listed above as well as raffle tickets for the door prizes. Tickets must be purchased by Tuesday, Jan. 6.

What:  An evening of fun, white elephant gift exchange*, door prizes, 2014 Autocross Award Highlights and great food.

Who:  Lone Star Chapter BMW CCA members, spouses, friends and family

* As in the past, we will have the white elephant gift exchange and we encourage all attendees to participate. Bring your most exotic (good/working condition) BMW or automobile related items.  (Gag gifts are acceptable, but no junk please.)

More info –

Sign up to attend



10th annual DFW Toy Run

Current marques committed: Ferrari, Lamborghini, Porsche, Pantera, Jaguar, Fiat, Lotus, Aston Martin, Corvette, Alfa BMW, Ford GT, Mercedes, Viper and many others.

When: December 13, 2014

Time: 8:30 a.m.

Where:  Dallas Motorsports
304 Paul Wilson Road
Wylie, Texas 75098

Entry: An unwrapped toy or cash donation

For further information contact
Don Rose 469.235.5639/