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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old Feb 14th, 2006, 9:54 pm Thread Starter
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Thumbs up 3rd BMW Only Track Day @ Buttonwilow

This is NOT an advertisement! Yes, the Track Club will make some money (if they didn't they couldn't pay their bills and wouldn't do this a third time). However, this is a great way to introduce yourself to the track if you're a track virgin like I was last year at this time. I have now "done it" three times and had a mood altering experience each occasion! :p I encourage every bmw rider to "do it" at least once. All types of BMW bikes are represented--and last time almost half the riders had never been on a track!

The following was written by Mark Duncan, chief bottle washer and organizer extrodaniare at The Track Club:

Monday, April 3rd, 2006 @ Buttonwillow Raceway


So here it is, by popular demand the Spring 2006, All BMW Motorcycles Buttonwillow track day event is quickly approaching --


This day is for all type of riders, and skill sets as long as they are all riding any BMW motorcycle.
We will continue with the four (4) run groups, A) advanced B) Intermediate C) Novice I) Intro to track
We will have plenty of track time, all the fun & instruction you can have on track and it includes a really outstanding lunch!
Photographer will be chronicling this event.

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To Sign up for one of these limited spots, you'll need to Contact One Of The Following Participating BMW Dealers:


BMW Motorcycles of North County
http://www.rideabmw.com/escondido


BMW Motorcycles of Ventura County
http://www.rideabmw.com/ventura


Brattin Motors
http://www.rideabmw.com/sandiego


Brown Motor Works
http://www.rideabmw.com/pomona


Irv Seaver Motorcycles
http://www.rideabmw.com/orange


Long Beach BMW Motorcycles
http://www.rideabmw.com/longbeach


Malcolm Smith Motorsports
http://www.rideabmw.com/riverside


West Valley Cycle Sales
http://www.rideabmw.com/winnetka


CONTACT YOUR LOCAL BMW DEALER AND GET SIGNED UP NOW! SPOTS ARE ALREADY ON SALE !

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All inclusive, The Track Club offers:


* Free on- and off-track coaching from the best coaches in the business
* A BBQ lunch is included for all paid riders, $5.oo for any riders friends & family, kids eat for free!
* Recorded motorcycle races to enjoy between sessions in the "air-conditioned Club House"
* A relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere (kids and controlled dogs welcome in the pits!)
* That legendary hospitality The Track Club is known for.


Don't wait until the last minute.

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We are really excited about this track day and want to invite you back so grabs some friends & join us for another fun and rare BMW only track day at Buttonwillow Raceway once you sign up through the dealer, we will send you confirmation via email, any one can join this track day as long as it's on a BMW


Further questions can be emailed to mailto:[email protected]


Or you can call our home / office 408:723-8161, leave a message as we may be on the phone answering other calls, we will get right back to you!

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For "TRACK DAY" Requirements click below:


http://www.clubdesmo.com/nav/TrackDayRequirements.htm

Our goal is to provide a safe environment for improving your skills and having fun. If you make sure your bike (and your attitude) meet the criteria we just mentioned, you will fly through tech inspection and have a great day!


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Sincerely,

Mark Duncan

www.TheTrackClub.com

[email protected]

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old Feb 15th, 2006, 11:52 am
 
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Wish there was an event like this at Barber or Road Atlanta.
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I did a track day at Road Atlanta in my 300zxtt when I lived there. I would be suprised if there aren't motorcycle track days. If BMW doesn't put one on try other shops or contact Road Atlanta directly.

I'll probably not be able to make this one because of parenting scheule conflicts. Eventually the Ex will want something and then she'll be willing to trade.

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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old Feb 17th, 2006, 8:53 pm
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I'm with Sportrider on this... While I think my K1200S is waaay too porky for a trackday.. I'd definitely show up if someone arranged an all BMW day at Barber or Atlanta... Damn!

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Wish there was an event like this at Barber or Road Atlanta.

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I took the CLASS program on my k1200rs and had a ball. Towards the end of the day it turned into a track day with passing allowed every where except on the inside corners. While I don't profess to be a racer I can usually hold my own and that day I passed all in my group including several R1's but not the naked Triumph triple. The KRS has great speed and terrific (in it's day) brakes. I would not be afraid to take my R1100s or my soon to be delivered KS out. I have a cool video on Joe Meertens passing a bunch of rice burners on a R1100s.
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