BM-Wednesdays – Behind The Scenes in the Workshop With West Surrey Racing Engineers & the Hybrid Cars
As a member you get the opportunity to ask the engineers questions and view the racing cars in various stages in the WSR workshop!
Schedule the next event in your diary
A Behind The Scenes With West Surrey Racing Engineers
looking at the hybrid cars and how they differ from those in the showroom, the prep that goes into preparing a racing car for the track and more…
30th of March 2022
Start time: 7:00 pm
Join just before the event.
The virtual event will be hosted on ZOOM. We will send a link to you at 4pm on the day.
See you there
The BMW Car Club GB.
Whilst you wait for this virtual event, get to know WSR’s proprietor, Dick Bennetts, through an interview by BMW Car Club in 2017; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-XHcX3i_HaU
Previous Virtual Events…
BM-Wednesdays – 70 years of the BMW Car Club GB: An Evening with Frank Stephenson, Designer of the original BMW X5 and the BMW MINI
BMW Car Club GB Virtual Event Sponsored by Cotswold Cheltenham BMW. https://www.cotswoldcheltenhambmw.co.uk/about-us/
One of the world’s most renowned and influential designers today, Frank Stephenson began his career in 1986 after graduating from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California.
Frank is a born designer and design is included in everything he does. He constantly sees design all around him – his mind never rests, always thinking of a better way.
Frank Stephenson has worked for BMW, MINI, Ferrari, Maserati, Fiat, Lancia, Alfa Romeo, and McLaren.
Exclusive BMW Car Club Tour of BMW Group Classic, Munich
Watch BMW Touring Cars sponsored by Footman James Insurance below:
Listen to the BMW Touring Cars podcast below:
As part of helping our members through lockdown, we have developed a series of virtual events, ‘BM-Wednesdays’, themed around various aspects of living your BMW. These are free to all members, presented live and will invite questions and participation from you, the audience.
The first series of events were held at 7 PM on the following Wednesdays:
- Wed 17th March 2021 – Pirelli Performance Centre, sponsored by Pirelli
- Wed 7th April 2021 – BMW & Art, sponsored by BMW Car Club Insurance
- Wed 28th April 2021 – The BMW Museum Tour
- Wed 19th May 2021 – Touring Cars, sponsored by Footman James Insurance
1. Pirelli Performance Centre sponsored by Pirelli
The first BM-Wednesdays virtual event is in collaboration with Pirelli. Learn about Pirelli’s tyre technologies and its Perfect Fit philosophy from one of the tyre brand’s Technical Experts and get a tour around Pirelli Performance Centre depot.
2. BMW & Art sponsored by BMW Car Club Insurance
The second in the series, BMW & Art sponsored by the BMW Car Club Insurance – Provided by A-Plan Insurance, will take place on April 7th. The event will see four artists from the car world come together to discuss their work, their cars and we’ll also see them create a bespoke image during the show. For you own car to be in with a shout of being the subject of the art, send your best photo to email@example.com
The artists appearing (click on the name to learn more):
Listen to the BMW & Art podcast below:
Watch BMW & Art sponsored by BMW Car Club Insurance – Provided by A-Plan Insurance below:
3. BMW Museum Tour
On April 28th, despite still being closed to the public, we’ll be given an exclusive tour around the BMW Museum.
4. BMW Touring Cars sponsored by Footman James Insurance
The final scheduled instalment of BM-Wednesdays will be on the evening of May 19th, and will see stars of the touring car world reminisce about swapping paint and winning races in BMWs.