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Bimmerfest 2014 California Sponsored by ESS Tuning - May 17th, 2014
The Rose Bowl, 1001 Rose Bowl Dr., Pasadena, CA 91103

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THANK YOU for Coming to Bimmerfest 2014 sponsored by ESS Tuning!
May 20th, 2014

THANK YOU for coming out to Bimmerfest 2014 sponsored by ESS Tuning. What a great year for Bimmerfest! This year was hands down the best display of BMWs ever including incredible displays ranging from early classic BMWs to the heavily modified and even four generations of racing M3s. We hope you had the chance to see the all-new 2015 BMW M4 Coupe and the upcoming 2015 BMW i8 in person as well! Please check out all the photos posted our facebook page and on the Official event forum. We look forward to see all of you again next year!

Show Us Your Photos and Videos
You took photos and video - we want to see them! Post your pictures in the Bimmerfest 2014 sponsored by ESS Tuning Event Forum, on our facebook page or anywhere on social media by using the hashtag #Bimmerfest!

The winners of the Battle of the Bimmers sponsored by Nitto Tire were:

Best of Show Overall
Joseph Liu, 2006 Mini Cooper S

Best Rising Star (Only owners 25 years old or younger are eligible.)
Charles Palella, 1996 BMW 328iC

Best Shop/Sponsor/Vendor Ride
Constantine Sotos, 2013 BMW M6

Best Stock
Jane Santos, 2008 BMW M3

Best Mini
Memo Santoyo, 2013 John Cooper Works

Classic Category Winners
First - Ron Perry 1979 520i/6
Second - Kevin Kolosvani 1972 E9 Cp 3.0CSi
Third - Mishel Keshashin 1989 E30 M3

Modified Category Winners
First - Patrick Estudillo, 2006 BMW M3
Second - Marco Svizzero, 2008 BMW 135i
Third - Norman Manchen, 1973 BMW 2002 tii

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Bimmerfest 2014 Sponsored by ESS Tuning -- May 17, 2014!

Bimmerfest 2014 California Sponsored by ESS Tuning

We are excited to announce that Bimmerfest 2014 Sponsored by ESS Tuning will be returning to the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California on May 17, 2014! We were able to keep the show the same weekend as last year so come on out and help make Bimmerfest bigger and better in 2014!

Date / Time: May 17, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Entry Fee: $20 per BMW to park in the show (including all passengers free) OR $10 per person to walk in -- kids 12 and under are free

Register for Bimmerfest 2014 California Sponsored by ESS Tuning now!

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ESS Tuning is Revealing a Custom Built 1,000 HP Widebody E92 M3
May 16th, 2014

ESS Tuning is the headline sponsor of Bimmerfest and are always working on projects that will amaze you. The big reveal in 2014 is a custom built 1,000 horsepower widebody E92 M3. Yes, that is 1,000 horsepower out of an E92 M3. Bimmerfest 2014 will be your first chance to see this rare build and it is something you can't miss out seeing!

Other new items of note include two brand new supercharger systems built for BMW N52 and BMW M54 motors. Bimmerfest is again your first chance to get a look at these kits and to get all the juicy details.

Are you excited yet? Go see what ESS Tuning has for your BMW now by visiting Stop by their booth and find out more on Saturday!

Event Program Sneak Peek -- Get Yours on Saturday
May 15th, 2014

Your ultimate guide to Bimmerfest 2014 sponsored by ESS Tuning is the event program. You will get an even program upon entry to the event and there will also be a limited number available at the Bimmerfest booth. The program includes:
  • Event map including the location of your favorite vendors and the hottest displays
  • Event schedule
  • Highlighted list of items or displays to look for the day of the show
  • Details on the latest BMW news including cars hitting the US market in 2014
Click on the links below to preview the event map. See the rest on Saturday. See the full event map preview now!

Come See the 2015 BMW M4 Coupe and 4 Generations of M3 Race Cars
May 14th, 2014

2015 BMW M4 Coupe in Austin Yellow Coming to Bimmerfest

BMW of North America is coming out to Bimmerfest this year with a bunch of cars that you cant't see anywhere else. The star of the group is the all-new 2015 BMW M4 Coupe appearing in Austin Yellow. The BMW M4 will be on display with the BMW Fan Zone Truck that is bringing out four generations of M3 race cars to show off. The list includes:
  • E30 M3 IMSA (“Ray Korman Racer”) No. 28
  • E36 M3 PTG No. 6
  • E46 M3 GTR No. 21
  • E92 M3 GT No. 92 “JOY”
There will be a few other new BMW cars on display as well but you are going to have to come to the show to see what else is coming. Stop by Saturday and get your BMW fix!

Get Your Bimmerfest 2014 Event Shirts (Men's and Women's) and More
May 13th, 2014

Bimmerfest 2014 Event Shirts

Make sure you stop by the Bimmerfest tent near the main stage on Saturday to pick up your Bimmerfest 2014 T-Shirt! We have shirts for both men and women in sizes ranging from small to XXXL. Quantities are limited so make sure you stop by early to get your shirt!

While you are getting your t-shirt, don't forget to get your windshield banners and vinyl stickers. You can even get a small vinyl sticker simply by liking Bimmerfest on Facebook and showing the staff at the booth!

Shirts and stickers will be available at the Bimmerfest booth near the main stage. The booth location is also outlined in the event program you will get when you enter the show. Get yours before they sell out!

Bimmerfest Supports the New Beginnings Counselling Center
May 12th, 2014

New Beginnings Counselling Center

We are proud to be working with the New Beginnings Counselling Center this year for the Bimmerfest Opportunity Drawing. Stop by the Bimmerfest tent near the main stage to buy your tickets and win some amazing prizes.

See a full list of prizes announced so far here:

About New Beginnings
New Beginnings Counseling Center is a non-profit 501c3; we provide personal counseling and community outreach programs for those who need help and support. Our dedicated, experienced interns and outreach staff meet with people on a confidential basis. We work with people of all ages who are going through life's transitions, relationship struggles and personal challenges  helping them find direction and hope for themselves and their families. Our low-cost, sliding-scale counseling clinic offers individual, couples, family, and group counseling services.

Lear more about New Beginnings Counselling Center at their website today. Visit

The Best BMW Companies and Tuners All in One Place!
May 9th, 2014

Platinum Sponsors for Bimmerfest 2014 California

Come out to Bimmerfest 2014 sponsored by ESS Tuning and see the biggest and best names in the BMW market including aftermarket tuners, bmw dealerships, service shops and everything in between. Our platinum sponsors are some of the best names around and can offer you and your BMW everything you can think of - the sky is the limit!

Make sure you take a tour around the whole show at Bimmerfest 2014 sponsored by ESS Tuning and check out these great platinum sponsors showing off their project cars and a whole lot more.

M-Track is the Official Performance App of Bimmerfest 2014 California
May 7th, 2014

Official Performance App of Bimmerfest 2014 California - Hamann

Do you have an iPhone and a BMW? If you answered yes, you should take a look at the M-Track app in iTunes. Elegant BMW M inspired design and a unique combination of features in just one application. Current features include:
  • Speedometer Gauge - Displays your TRUE gps speed, which is more accurate than your dashboard gauge!
  • Trip Tracking Logs - Record trip statistics like Current speed, Average speed, Max Speed, Travel time, Distance + more!
  • HUD Speed Display - Display your current speed on the wind shield. BMW added this feature to the M5 but not M3, but now you can experience this great tool for high speed night driving!
M-Track is available now at the iTunes App Store. Click here to get the Official Performance App of Bimmerfest 2014 California!

Hamann is the Official BMW Tuner of Bimmerfest 2014 California
May 5th, 2014

Official BMW Tuner of Bimmerfest 2014 California - Hamann

Hamann Motorsport has been a staple in the BMW tuning industry for a very long time and started to refine BMW automobiles back in 1986. Since then, Hamann Motorsport has continued to extends its tuning programme and established itself as one of the most renowned and largest suppliers for BMWtuning world-wide. Hamann Motorsport has products for BMW automobiles ranging all the way from a 1 series up to the flagship 7 series.

If you are looking to modify your BMW, you will want to check out Hamann Motorsports to see what they can offer you. Stop by their booth at Bimmerfest 2014 (Booth #7) and see how they could help individualize your BMW. For more information now, point your web browser over to

Enter Your Car in the Battle of the Bimmers sponsored by Nitto Tire!
April 22nd, 2014

Battle of the Bimmers sponsored by Nitto Tire

The Battle of the Bimmers sponsored by Nitto Tire is a great chance to show off your car to the crowd and come home with a trophy. We have once again partnered up with Tuner Galleria and their professional judges to make this one event you will love. If you think your BMW has what it takes to win one of these categories, get registered now:
  • Best of Show Overall
  • Best Rising Star (25 and under eligible)
  • Best Shop / Sponsor / Vendor Ride
  • Modified - First, Second, Third
Go Register your Car for the Battle of the Bimmers sponsored by Nitto Tire now!

Heritage Corral - Classic BMW Judging

BMW Heritage Corral

Do you have (or know someone with) a classic BMW that you want to show off? We want to hear from you! You must be able to arrive at the Rose Bowl no later than 7:30 AM on Saturday, May 17th to get into this special area. Winners will be chosen for 1st, 2nd and 3rd best classic BMW! To register for this special area, please send an email to [email protected] for details.

Classics include:
  • 3 Series E21 and older
  • 5 Series E28 and older
  • 6 Series E24 and older
  • Any BMW produced prior to 1982

forgestar is the Official Wheel of Bimmerfest 2014 California
April 16th, 2014

forgestar is the Official Wheel of Bimmerfest 2014 California

Custom wheels are one sure fire way to make your BMW stick out in a sea of other BMWs. Luckily for you, forgestar is the Official Wheel of Bimmerfest 2014 and has a full compliment of wheels that can help you individulaize your car. forgestar has 30 years of combined experience and has used that knowledge to introduce the world's first one piece lightweight rotary forged custom flow formed wheels. forgestar's proprietary Rotary Forged Flow Forming technology allows you to choose between a range of offsets for every wheel width that is offered. The choice is up to you!

Stop by the forgestar booth (Booth #41) at Bimmerfest 2014 to see what wheel styles are available for your BMW or simply take a look through their website at until you can see them in person.

Toyo Tires is the Official Tire of Bimmerfest 2014
April 9th, 2014

Toyo Tires

We are excited to have Toyo Tires on board in 2014 as the Official Tire Sponsor of Bimmerfest 2014! Grip on the road is a key ingredient to making sure you enjoy everything you BMW has to offer and a set of Toyo Tires will help you get there. Each set of Toyo Tires has 65+ years of innovations built into them with your satisfaction in mind.

Stop by the Toyo Tires booth at Bimmerfest 2014 (Booth #42 and #43) and find out more about what Toyo Tires might fit your BMW best. You can also learn more about the tires offered by visiting

MagnaFlow is the Official Exhaust of Bimmerfest 2014
April 2nd, 2014


When you are looking for an aftermarket exhaust for your BMW, you want to know that the parts you are putting on are right for your car. MagnaFlow has 30 years of experience developing their products with each new product being evaluated and tested by a team of designers and engineers. It doesn't stop there though as MagnaFlow then field tests to ensure that those products meet stringent quality and performance standards.

Magnaflow representatives will be on hand at the Bimmerfest 2014 at booth #74 to answer any questions you may have about upgrading the exhaust system on your BMW. Stop by and see what MagnaFlow exhaust is right for your BMW.

Don't forget to visit to see all the details about exhaust options for your BMW!

Sparta Evolution is the Official Brake Sponsor of Bimmerfest 2014 California
March 26th, 2014

Sparta Evolution is the Official Brake Sponsor of Bimmerfest 2014 California

Braking is one of the most important factors when it comes to your BMW and Sparta Evolution can help you make sure your Ultimate Driving Machines is up to the challenge. Unlike most of it's competitors, Sparta Evolution utilizes the forging process as the primary method of manufacturing and the difference is monumental. This is just one way that Sparta Evolution goes above and beyond when crafting their products for you and your BMW.

Stop by the Sparta Evolution booth (Booth #9 and #10) at Bimmerfest 2014 California to see some examples of their braking systems and to learn more about why you should want to put a set of upgraded brakes on your BMW. Take a peek over at now to get a head start and see what is available for your BMW.

BMW Santa Barbara is the Official Dealer of Bimmerfest 2014 California!
March 11th, 2014

BMW Santa Barbara is the Official Dealer of Bimmerfest 2014 California

BMW Santa Barbara is the Official BMW Dealer of Bimmerfest 2014 California once again and will be on site with a booth this year to earn your business. If you are in the market for a new BMW, make sure you get a quote from BMW Santa Barbara before making any decisions. The dealership specializes in local deliveries as well as European and Performance Center Delivery. Whatever you need -- BMW Santa Barbara can help make it happen.

Why not take a minute to send Jon Shafer a message to see if he can help you bring your next BMW home. Send Jon a Private Message Now or visit today!

ESS Tuning is the Headline Sponsor of Bimmerfest 2013 California!
February 28th, 2014

Bimmerfest 2014 California is sponsored by ESS Tuning

We are happy to announce that ESS Tuning is this year's headline sponsor of Bimmerfest 2014 California! ESS Tuning is the premiere tuner that BMW enthusiasts turn to for getting the most power out of their BMW.

ESS Tuning produces supercharger kits for numerous BMW models aiming to enhance the performance characteristics of the car without compromise. Make sure you stop by at their booth on May 17th to see how they can add some performance to your BMW.

In the mean time, you should look into what options are available for your car by viewing or by becoming a fan on their facebook page today!

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January 27th, 2014

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