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Bimmerfest 2010 California Sponsored by HorsepowerFreaks - May 22nd, 2010
The Rose Bowl, 1001 Rose Bowl Dr., Pasadena, CA 91103

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Bimmerfest 2010 Sponsored by HorsepowerFreaks -- May 22, 2010
February 4th, 2010

After searching far and wide for a date and location that would help us expand Bimmerfest, the decision has finally been made. Bimmerfest 2010 sponsored by HorsepowerFreaks will be held on May 22, 2010 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA!

Last year's show was an incredible event showing off approximately 2,000 BMWs including some amazing jems such as Michael Quinn's vintage 507 model. In addition to a great turnout by attendees, there were some incredible displays from sponsors including HorsepowerFreaks, BMW Northa America, Brembo/Race Technologies, Active Autowerke, Falken Tire, Nitto Tire, VF Engineering and many, many more.

Set aside May 22, 2010 on your calendar and start getting ready for the trip; Bimmerfest 2010 sponsored by HorsepowerFreaks is going to a be a great time!

Date / Time: May 22, 2010 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Entry Fee: $20 per BMW to park in the show -- $10 per person to walk in -- kids 12 and under are free

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Why is the event no longer in the Santa Barbara area?
The simple answer is that there is no where in the Santa Barbara area that can support the size of the show anymore. We thought we had found an answer with last year's venue (the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club) but they have told us that they cannot support a show as big as Bimmerfest in the Spring/Summer months. We looked at numerous options but it simply came down to the fact that there were no locations that could support Bimmerfest.

Why move it to the Rose Bowl?
The original plan was to have the show at the same venue as 2009 which turned out to not work out. We were told late into the year and worked incredibly hard to locate and find new venues to support the show. Finding a venue large enough to support Bimmerfest and one that had availability proved more difficult than anticipated but we did end up finding an opening at the Rose Bowl for May 22, 2010. This location can support the traffic levels that are needed for the show as well as the amount of space required to have the largest BMW show in North America. In addition to that, the Rose Bowl is a National Historic Landmark that provides an excellent back drop for a show as great at Bimmerfest!

Active Autowerke Battle of the Bimmers Window Placards!
May 7th, 2010

The Battle of the Bimmers is one of the best parts of Bimmerfest and this year Active Autowerke is the proud sponsor. The classes for prizes include:
  • Best of Show

  • 1st Place Classic
  • 2nd Place Classic
  • 3rd Place Classic

  • 1st Place Modified
  • 2nd Place Modified
  • 3rd Place Modified

  • 1st Place Stock
  • 2nd Place Stock
  • 3rd Place Stock

  • Furthest Traveled to Bimmerfest

  • Highest Mileage BMW
Get your window placards at the following links:

Active Autowerke Battle of the Bimmers -- Primary Window Placard

Active Autowerke Battle of the Bimmers -- Additional Window Placard for More Mods

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Car Clinic Presentations Announced!
May 5th, 2010

We are excited to once again be offering some great car clinics for you this year! The car clinics for Bimmerfest 2010 sponsored by HorsepowerFreaks include the following....

BMW late Model service and maintenance
presented by Nick Czerula from Bentley Publishers

Nick Czerula, Automotive editor, will give a presentation on the pros and cons of condition based service (CBS), as used on late model BMWs. Find out what is and isnít monitored by CBS, are the intervals realistic and when to service items not covered by CBS.

Repairing new generation engines will also be discussed along with common problems.

An open forum Q&A session on other BMW tech topics will take place after the presentation.

From Top Level to Your Level
presented by Jaime Trimble & Gary Cogis from Brembo / Race Technologies

Brembo "The World Leader in Braking Technology" - With over 400 engineers, Brembo designs and manufactures the most technologically advanced braking systems in the world. Brembo has recently introduced GT-R, the finest high performance aftermarket braking system ever engineered for production cars.

For those of you with a passion for performance donít miss our free tech session during the event "From Top Level to Your Level". Also, visit the Brembo booth to see the full line of Brembo High Performance braking products designed just for you. We look forward to seeing you there.

"REMUS Sport Exhaust" Q & A
presented by Duffy Collin & Mollie Wagner from Remus

ĎTop 7 Advantages' / REMUS Sport Exhaust

  1. World's largest mfr. of aftermarket Automobile Sport Exhaust; I.S.O. 9001 and T.U.V. approved O.E.M. supplier to BMW, Mercedes, AMG, Porsche, Ducati (m/c's) and numerous private label brands, allowing them access to shared factory CAD files for fully automated quick and accurate fitment. As well, back pressure calculations, power and sound testing in a highly sophisticated Audio Dyno Test Cell. Our dyno results as an O.E.M. supplier must be accurate. Dyno results are 'bolt on' only, w/ no complimentary modifications.

  2. Robotic MIG and/or TIG welds that are thicker and stronger. Since moving into automated robotic welding, weld failures have become a thing of the past.

  3. An appealing appearance that doesn't scream to the authorities, "Hey look at me, I'm a Race System," but indeed, performs like one.

  4. Full stainless steel construction; 304 bodies and piping, 441 st/less steel tips; every unit specific w/ regards to back pressure, sound requirements and fitment.

  5. Deep, rich and throaty "REMUS Sound" in all systems allowing the power and efficiency to be released. H.P. increase equals efficiency increase, so fuel mileage enhancements can be experienced as well.

  6. (Retailer Advantage): Three (3) year unlimited mileage warranty against defects in materials and workmanship.

  7. (Retailer Advantage): a) Major race sponsorships World-Wide from Baja Off Road, to Formula One; b) Numerous attractive P.O.P. displays and materials available; c) Vast selection of branded clothing and peripheral items available in the REMUS catalog; d) Ongoing enthusiast specific magazine advertising; e) Continual brand awareness promotions by North American distributor, REMUS Dist'n / MaxMOTO Inc.; f) Online Sound Files accurately depict actual sound of over a hundred different specific mode

Peake Research is proud to be part of Bimmerfest 2010!
April 13th, 2010

Peake Research is the leading manufacturer of hand-held diagnostic tools for BMWs, and has been dedicated to serving the BMW community for over twenty years. The 'Peake Tool' remains the industry standard scan and reset tool for the do-it-yourselfer and professional alike. Whether you need to reset oilservice and inspection lights or solve an engine or airbag warning light issue, Peake is there for you.

Long time supporters of the BMWCCA, you've probably seen Peake products in Roundel Magazine, as well as a host of other automotive periodicals. Additionally, their tools have been endorsed by and featured in most major service manuals, including those of Robert Bentley Publishing.

Peake products are available directly or through a network of authorized resellers. To learn more about the Peake Tool, or to order one for yourself, visit their website -

StopTech will be on hand to show what braking is all about!
March 11th, 2010

If you are looking for stopping power, you want to make sure you come by StopTech's booth at the show this year. StopTech was founded in 1999 with the mission of becoming the leading manufacturer and supplier of high performance brake components and systems. Stop by and visit during the show to find out why your car needs a new set of StopTech brakes!

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ESS will be making a splash at this year's show!
February 26th, 2010

ESS is coming to the show with a bigger display than they have had in the past to show off their latest and greatest products. If you are in the market for some forced induction for your BMW, the ESS booth is one place you will need to stop by on May 22nd!

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Come see the latest products from Vorsteiner!
February 23rd, 2010

Vorsteiner will be showcasing their incredible prodcut line designed for your BMW on May 22 including aerodynamic products, custom wheels and much more. Vorsteiner strives to create the most advanced, innovative quality parts that every BMW owner can be proud of; make sure you come out and see what they have to offer!

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Nitto Tire is a part of the show again in 2010!
February 19th, 2010

We are extremely excited to announce that Nitto Tire is going to make it out to the Rose Bowl for the show! As always, the Nitto crew will have some amazing cars on display and will be one of the biggest displays at the show. Be sure to stop by and see all the latest and greatest products from Nitto!

Check out the details on Nitto Tire's NT05 right now!

Expect a great display from in 2010!
February 8th, 2010 is stepping up in 2010 with plans for a bigger and better display of products for your BMW. As a long time sponsor of the show, we are extremely excited to see what they are going to put together this year!

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Bimmerfest 2010 is sponsored by HorsepowerFreaks!
February 5th, 2010

We are thrilled to annouce that HorsepowerFreaks will be the headline sponsor for Bimmerfest 2010 California. The HPF team has been busy cranking out some new products for BMW owners and will be showing it all off on May 22 at Bimmerfest. Come see what they have been working on and see what they can do for your ride!

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