Celebrate the Drive!

2017 “No Excuses” Driving School

“No Excuses X” – October 13-15, 2017

TUSSSHX-BMW-20160901-image12017 marks the 10th(!) edition of our annual “No Excuses” driving school, hosted by the Kansas City, Sunbelt, and Lone Star chapters, at beautiful Hallett Motor Racing Circuit near Tulsa, Oklahoma.  Make the short drive down this year and join us for more fun!  The track is recently repaved and the surface is outstanding!  The school includes two days of instructed driving as well as a Friday orientation day for instructors and approved 2012_HallettKC_GPC_LS_SB copyadvanced students.  Please see the “No Excuses” website for more details!

Joining us again this year will be our friends from the Great Plains chapter – don’t miss this excellent event!

Registration is NOW OPEN, and will fill quickly – so, please get registered!

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Teen Driving School

ms_street_survival2010The KC BMW Club will be hosting another Street Survival Car Control Clinic on Saturday, September 30th

The school is open to all licensed drivers of any kind of car.  The class is limited to drivers 15 (with learners permit) to 21 years of age.

What is it? Street Survival is a program run nationally by the BMW Charitable Foundation and sponsored by Tire Rack. The program began as a way to help teenage drivers avoid accidents. It is now open to all ages and has become popular nationally with all kinds of drivers. Even some law enforcement agencies send all their officers to the school. The school doesn’t teach the basic drivers-education type stuff- its focus is on learning and practicing emergency car control in your own vehicle. DSC_7861

If a child runs out in front of your car, are you prepared to make some emergency driving decisions? If you accidentally go too fast around a wet corner do you know how to safely correct the slide and keep going? Normally these skills are only learned by wrecking! At Street Survival we will tell you how to handle your car in those situations, and then practice with you until it is a habit.… Read the rest