3rd Annual Autobahn Ultimate Driving Experience benefiting the Will-Grundy Medical Clinic

Buckle in because we’re heading back to the Autobahn! Join us at the area’s premiere road racing facility for a special driving experience and party to benefit the WGMC on Saturday, August 5th at 5:30pm.

Please visit http://bit.ly/wgmc-autobahn to purchase tickets online and for more information. Feel free to contact Development at 815-726-3377 x225 or [email protected] with any questions.


1st Ladies Day of the Year – April 18th

I bet all you Ladies have been waiting for the 1st Ladies Day of the year. This 1st event is scheduled for Tuesday April 18th. Class will be begin at 11:00 am sharp. Anyone who does not show up for the class will not be able to participate in the on-track events unless you have been here before.

We encourage you to bring a guest or two to experience this absolutely fun day with you. It is a great way to entertain a client or just get away for an exciting afternoon. Really who else has this opportunity to enjoy a Tuesday afternoon like this!

Please RSVP by Saturday April 15th so we can be sure to have enough instructors, food etc.

11:00 – 12:30 Lunch and Classroom
12:35 – 2:10 Skid pad drills
2:30 – 2:55 Ladies Run Group
3:05 – 4:10 Karting
4:20 – 4:45 Ladies Run Group
4:50 – 5:30 Autocross

Spouses are welcome to join in for dinner for just $20.00.
The cost for this exciting afternoon is just $50.00 and includes driving instruction, on track driving in private sessions, dinner, and Champagne Toast & Hor d’oeuvres.

Reserve your spot by contacting Terri at [email protected] or call Terri at 815-823-8595

Autobahn Ladies Event Luncheon

I would like to invite you to join me for a light lunch before the annual members meeting on March 11th at 11:00 am.

I want to share some of the events we have planned for this year and hear your ideas.


Please RSVP to me by Thursday March 9th at [email protected]

Join Us for a post St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Please join us March 18th at Tailwinds Distillery from 6-9 pm! We will be sampling craft spirits, touring the facility and enjoying elegant Irish themed appetizers. Cost is $20 pp for tasting, tour, and samples—Full size beverages available for purchase at the bar- Please RSVP promptly so both Autobahn and Tailwinds staff can adequately prepare for a fun post St. Pat’s day fest  exclusively for Autobahn members! Tailwinds is located at 14912 S. Eastern Ave #103 in Plainfield.

RSVP to [email protected]

3-Days Left • Win a Mazda MX5 Global Cup Race Car

Lemons of Love Giveaway is giving away a Mazda MX5 Global Cup Race Car and Helping a Great Charity Along the Way

Lemons of Love provides care packages to those going through chemotherapy. In an effort to raise funds for this cause a brand new MX5 Cup car will be raffled off.  This event will end on March 18th, 2017 at the 12 Hours of Sebring when John Doonan, Mazda Director of Motorsports announces the winners name. Need not be present to win!


Fundraiser: Adventure Night to benefit Lemons of Love

Autobahn Members Invited to Exciting Event Adjacent to Laurel BMW in Westmont – Saturday February 18th from 6-10 PM

Come out and try Axe Throwing, shoot compound bows, shoot a Daisy Red Ryder BB Gun, and try out aerial archery… all in the sport of charity for Lemons of Love.

We will have a Barbecue buffet with libations and a Nespresso Coffee Bar. The silent auction will be incredible as usual with unique racing memorabilia and high fashion items along with invaluable experiences! Don your lumberjack attire and come out of the cold for a fun night in February!  We will have a few surprises for you!

All proceeds benefit Lemons of Love to create and share care packages with those going through chemotherapy!

Laurel BMW in Westmont
430 E Ogden Ave, Westmont, IL 60559
Saturday, February 18th from 6-10PM

*Event will be held in the former Oakbrook Racquet Club adjacent to the dealership at 650 Westmont Drive, Westmont, IL 60559

To purchase tickets just click here!  http://tinyurl.com/jvcdp2y

Midwest Motors Hosting Autobahn Member Get Together

Join Autobahn Member and Midwest Motors owner Ben Ripstein at the dealership in Lake Zurich for cocktails, heavy hors oeuvres and a night of fun at 6 PM on March 4.  The get together will feature access to racing simulators, pool tables and Midwest Motors’ showroom of high end automobiles.  Last year, the GT Racers gathered at Midwest Motors and had a blast, this year, Ben has said all Autobahn Members are welcome.  Midwest Motors is located at 540 Cortland Drive in Lake Zurich, IL.

Please RSVP to Charley Margosian at [email protected] by March 1 so that we can have an accurate head count.  Also possible, with sufficient interest, is a Texas Hold Em tournament.  If interested, please indicate in your RSVP.

Autobahn to Provide USPKS and Route 66 Racers with Unique Experience

Many curious racers have begun investigating the newest track to join the USPKS and Route 66 Sprint Series programs, the Autobahn Country Club, so we wanted to familiarize you with the venue a little more.  “Autobahn is happy to partner with USPKS and RT 66 to host events at our facility and we look forward to a great relationship,” said Autobahn President Mark Basso.

The USPKS is a four event traveling National race series featuring seven classes, utilizing IAME and Yamaha engines. The 2017 Schedule includes GoPro Motorplex (Apr 7-9), Pitt Race (Jun 2-4), New Castle Motorsports Park (Jul 28-30), and Autobahn Country Club (Sep 22-24).

Presenting the Member Racing and Events Schedule!!

We have an incredible number of offerings for 2017. Everything from karting to GT racing, from car shows to off road Rally-X. We really have something for every car/motorsports enthusiast. Make this the year to get involved or try something new.

Visit Us at the 2017 Chicago Auto Show

We want to invite all of our members and their friends who will be attending the 2017 Chicago Auto Show February 11-20 at McCormick Place to stop by and visit our exhibit. We will again be in the South Hall, but this year we will be at the SH24 location by Mercedes-Benz and Infiniti. We look forward to seeing you.

We want to thank Autobahn Member Tim Roberts and his company, Catalyst Exhibits, for the wonderful job they did on our display.