Bimmerfest East 2016 Battle of the Bimmers Winners


Congratulations to all the winners and participants of the Battle of the Bimmers. We look forward to seeing you at Bimmerfest East next year.

Bimmerfest East 2016 Battle of the Bimmers Winners


Best of Show
6633 - Philip Malloy - 2016 BMW M4

Modified Class
1st - 6644 Adrian Acosta - 2006 BMW M3
2nd - 6415 Jonathan Hyunh - 2008 BMW M3
3rd - 6624 - Gary Wong - 2011 BMW M3

Clean/stock Class
1st - 6327 - Donald Ogilvie 1998 BMW M3
2nd - 6454 - Jared Reed - 1995 BMW M3
3rd - 6225 - Jamie Page - 2016 BMW 650i

Classic Class
1st - 6453 - Adrian Pasternak - 1993 BMW 525i
2nd - 6626 - Alex Cruz - 1998 - 1998 BMW 323ic
3rd - 6458 - Jonathan Figueiredo - 2000 BMW 528i

Rising Star
6623 - Joey Grosz (21 years old) - 2009 BMW M3

Best Female Owned BMW
6642 - Olivia Sellers - 2001 BMW 328xi

Furthest Traveled
Kamil from Poland - E38

Furthest Driven
Isaac Torres from LA, CA - 2015 BMW M3

Highest Mileage
Michael Ramdhanie with 304K miles - 1984 BMW 325E

Top 50 (Saturday)
1 - 586 - Jr. Marquez - 2003 BMW M3
2 - 6225 - Jamie Page 2013 BMW 650
3 - 795 - Kenneth Lawrence - 2011 BMW 750Li
4 - 630 - James Chongling - 2008 BMW
5 - 790 - John Desborough - 2015 BMW
6 - 590 - Rick Parshall - 1998 BMW M3
7 - 628 - Mitchell Beinadsky - 2001 BMW 23???
8 - 589 - Daniel Ventura - 2009 BMW 135i
9 - 009 - Jeff Latha - 2015 BMW 335xi
10 - 788 - Chris Nixon - 2003 BMW 325i
11 - 632 - Joe Luonga - 2009 BMW M3
12 - 641 - Cesar Villarreal - 2016 BMW 435i
13 - 832 - Jeszick Maldonado - 2015 BMW M4
14 - 593 - Dante Depascale - 2001 BMW M5
15 - 635 - Jorge Galvez - 2002 BMW
16 - 587 - Louis Rosado - 2008 BMW M3
17 - 643 - Ivan Maressov - 2016 BMW M4
18 - 831 - Patrick Dwyer - 2012 Alpina B7
19 - 599 - Owen Hunter Greenwell - 2008 BMW M5
20 - 792 - George Ziboulis - 1995 BMW M3
21 - 610 - Kamran Khan - 1988 BMW
22 - 607 - Charles White - 1997 BMW 840Li
23 - 616 - Jim Schwartz - 1988 BMW M6
24 - 611 - Scott Saint Hilaire - 1976 BMW
25 - 018 - Darien Harrington - 1990 BMW 525i
26 - 829 - Max Spangler - 1988 BMW 325si
27 - 828 - Marlon Arne - 1984 BMW
28 - 618 - Mike McHale - 1983 BMW 633
29 - 617 - Raleigh James - 1987 BMW L6
30 - 834 - Sherwin Ramnarine - 1994 BMW
31 - 605 - Wilman Diaz - 2008 BMW M3
32 - 787 - Joey Grosz - 2009 BMW M3
33 - 623 - Scott Marinchek - 1987 BMW 325is
34 - 624 - Maryan Kavta - 2003 BMW M3
35 - 625 - Mergio Oliynyk - 2007 BMW Z4
36 - 794 - Wojtek Pajor - 1995 BMW M3
37 - 796 - Stetio Kazantzidis - 2012 BMW M3
38 - 592 - Elvin Antonio Rivera - 2006 BMW 650i
39 - 791 - John Paul - 1998 BMW M3
40 - 010 - Victor Varela - 2013 BMW M3
41 - 012 - Alkan Aydin - 2009 BMW 335i
42 - 008 - Allan Asancion - 2015 BMW M4
43 - 604 - James Al Rayyan - 2007 BMW 335i
44 - 638 - Cedric Hope - 1995 BMW 318ti
45 - 612 - Carlos Tramontana - 2008 BMW M5
46 - 629 - Yuri Kuznetsov - 1991 BMW 325i
47 - 639 - Jeffrey Gordon - 2008 BMW M5
48 - 836 - Freddy Tokhi - 2015 BMW M4
49 - 598 - Matt Malesic - 2014 BMW M6
50 - 609 - Nicholas Coulombe - 2001 BMW 740Li
Saturday Drag Racing Results
August 1st, 2016


Saturday drag racing at Bimmerfest East was a huge hit. With four brackets for racing there was a class for everyone and we saw some great racing. Trophies and cash prizes were awarded to the winner and runner up in each class. I want to recognize each winner and thank everyone who participated!

Bimmerfest East 2016 Drag Racing Winners

Bracket 1 - Cars running 15.00-Slower
  • Winner in car 1007 was Carl Buchbinder from Middletown NJ running 17.633, at 51.55 MPH
  • Runner up in car 1005 was Shana Galloway from Pasadena, MD running 16.286 at 87.79 MPH
Bracket 2 - Cars running 13.00-14.99
  • Winner in car 1002 was Darryl Raiford from Hampsted, NY running 13.052 at 105.38 MPH
  • Runner up in car 1024 was Adrian Galecki from Philadelphia, PA running 12.956 at 104.08 MPH
Bracket 3 - Cars running 11.00-12.99
  • Winner in car 1019 was Nicholas Ponzini from Upper Saddle River, NJ running 12.937 at 108.24 MPH
  • Runner up in car 1025 was Daniel Yowdjn from Staten Island, NY running 12.918 at 109.36 MPH
Bracket 4 - Cars running 7.11-10.99
  • Winner in car Z183 was Donovan Marvin from Brick, NJ running 9.505 at 153.58 MPH
Bimmerfest Continues on Sunday July 31st - Get Your BMW to the Show!
July 30th, 2016
Bimmerfest East 2016

Bimmerfest East 2016 is on to day number two and we can't wait to see who is going to take home the crown for Best of Show in the Battle of the Bimmers. Bring your BMW out and get involved with the numerous activities going on Sunday or just to meet up with other BMW enthusiasts. Here is what we have on tap for Sunday:
  • Autocross Racing
  • Battle of the Bimmers Judged Car Show
  • BMW Fan Zone with BMW M Performance Parts
  • BMW Heritage Corral
  • Burn Out Competition
  • Drag Racing
  • Swap Meet / Car Sale Area
  • Vendor Alley featuring Top BMW Related Companies
on't think about it - just find a way to get you and your BMW out to the show. It is going to be a great day full of BMW goodness.
Bimmerfest Weekend Starts Tomorrow - Join the Party!
July 29th, 2016
Bimmerfest East 2016

Bimmerfest East 2016 is nearly here and we are excited about the weekend of activities that we have planned. Here is a look at the full weekend schedule again so you can plan an amazing weekend!

Saturday - July 30th
  • Autocross Racing
  • Battle of the Bimmers Top 50
  • BMW Fan Zone with BMW M Performance Parts
  • BMW Heritage Corral
  • Drag Racing
  • Swap Meet / Car Sale Area
  • Vendor Alley featuring Top BMW Related Companies
Sunday - July 31st
  • Autocross Racing
  • Battle of the Bimmers Judged Car Show
  • BMW Fan Zone with BMW M Performance Parts
  • BMW Heritage Corral
  • Burn Out Competition
  • Drag Racing
  • Swap Meet / Car Sale Area
  • Vendor Alley featuring Top BMW Related Companies
Get out here to Bimmerfest East 2016 at Raceway Park in Englishtown, New Jersey and help continue the celebration of BMW's 100 year anniversary! We'll see you soon.
Get Your Bimmerfest 2016 Shirts, Tank Tops, Windshield Banners and More
July 28th, 2016
Bimmerfest 2016 Event Shirts

We are excited to offer two designs this year for Bimmerfest 2016 shirts by a great designer. Stop by the Bimmerfest merchandise tent next to the BMW Fan Zone on Saturday AND Sunday to pick up your Bimmerfest 2016 T-Shirt or racerback tank top! Sizes range from small to XXXL and are limited - stop by early to make sure you get your size!

While you are getting your event shirts, don't forget to check out all the details about other great events going on at the show including Autocross Racing, Battle of the Bimmers, Burnout Competition, Drag Racing and Dyno Runs. You can also pick up your windshield banners and vinyl stickers to show off your BMW pride.

Stop by the Bimmerfest merchandise tent near the BMW Fan Zone this weekend and get your shirts and tickets before they sell out!
Event Program Sneak Peek -- Get Yours this Weekend
July 27th, 2016


Bimmerfest East 2016 has action going on all over the showgrounds on Saturday and Sunday. The event program features a great map that will help you navigate your way around the show and find all the activities that you want to see. You will get an even program upon entry to the event and there will also be a limited number available at the Bimmerfest Merchandise Tent and at select locations around the grounds. The program includes:
  • Event map showing locations of everything you need want to see at the show
  • Vendor Alley map to help you find all the amazing vendors displaying at Bimmerfest 2016
  • Event Activity List
  • Highlighted list of items or displays to look for the day of the show
  • Bimmerfest merchandise page previewing all the great products and tickets available for the show
Click on the links below to preview the event map and see vendor alley.

See the full event map preview now!

See a full vendor alley map and list of vendors!
Come See BMW of North America and Experience Virtual Reality on a Beemer
July 26th, 2016
Bimmerfest East 2016 VR Simulator

Head over to the BMW Fan Zone for an amazing display of BMWs from BMW of North America, BMW M Performance Parts and BMW Motorrad. Try the Virtual Reality motorcycle experience in person, you wonít believe itís not real!

BMW M Performance will also have their Mobile Display on hand that shows off some of the great parts that are available for your BMW. Don't miss out on this chance to get a closer look. While you are there, you may want to check out this amazing line up of cars too.
  • BMW M240i with M Performance Parts
  • BMW M2 with M Performance Parts
  • BMW 328dx
  • BMW M3 LCI with M Performance Parts
  • BMW M4 Safety Car
  • BMW M4 with M Performance Parts
  • BMW M4 GTS
  • BMW M6 Safety Car
  • BMW X6 35i with M Performance Parts
Your BMW Wants to Join These Events at Bimmerfest East 2016!
July 25th, 2016
Bimmerfest East 2016 Activities

Bimmerfest East 2016 is back at Raceway Park for both Saturday and Sunday this weekend! There are more activities for you and your BMW going on over the weekend and you can get your tickets now and save money on entry! Take a look at the events below and get your tickets before they sell out:
  • Challenge of the Bimmers Drag Racing
    Get your BMW out on the drag strip and take part in one of four racing brackets including 7.00 - 10.99, 11.00 - 12.99, 13.00 - 14.99 and 15.00 & slower. CASH prizes are awarded for winning your bracket!
    Get More Information - Buy Tickets
  • Autocross Your BMW - Saturday and Sunday AM/PM Sessions
    Test your skills at our very own Autocross course - now on the road course! Whether you are new to Autocross or a seasoned veteran, this is your kind of event.
    Get More Information - Buy Tickets
  • Burnout Competition
    WANTED: BMW drives with the skills to pull off an epic burnout. Enter the Burnout competition and see if you can make the crowd cheer the loudest while creating the most smoke. Tickets are extremely limited.
    Get More Information - Buy Tickets
  • Battle of the Bimmers Car Show
    Saturday we have the Top 50 class being picked on overall appearance and originality. Sunday brings the fully judged car show where the top BMW in each class will be crowned. Does your BMW have what it takes to be judged and win in the car show competition?
    Get More Information - Buy Tickets
  • Swap Meet / Car Sale Area
    Limited to private owners only. Bring out your used parts that have been cluttering up your garage or bring out your car you know a BMW enthusiast will want to buy and place it in our Swap Meet area inside the main show.
    Get More Information - Buy Tickets
Burn Through a Set of Tires in the Burnout Competition
July 24th, 2016
Bimmerfest East 2016 Burnout Contest Details

Do you have the skills required to do a massive burnout in front of a cheering crowd? Put your skills to the test and come home with a trophy to show that you had the right stuff. Get your ticket to take part in this epic competition that takes place on Sunday on the drag strip!

Bimmerfest East 2016 Burnout Contest Details

  • Show us how much you hate your rear tires
  • Winner crowned at end of contest
  • Limited to 10 BMWs
  • Safe environment for competitors and spectators
  • Helmet required - rentals available
  • Discounted $35.00 entry fee when purchased in advance ($45 day of - does not include gate entry fee)

Register for the Bimmerfest East 2016 Burnout Competition Now
Swap Meet & Car Sale Corral at Bimmerfest East 2016
July 22nd, 2016
Bimmerfest East 2016 Swap Meet & Car Sale

Clean out your garage of left over parts or sell your BMW on August 15th. The Bimmerfest Swap Meet and Car Sale Corral gives you an opportunity to sell your used parts or BMW to other BMW enthusiasts. Do you have a set of old wheels just taking up room in your garage? Have you been thinking about upgrading your ride but want to make sure your current baby goes to a good owner? Then the Bimmerfest Swap Meet and Car Sale Corral is for you!

About the Bimmerfest Swap Meet and Car Sale Corral

  • Sell your used parts to other BMW enthusiasts
  • Clear out your garage of old parts
  • Sell your car to a good new home
  • High profile parking area - Sell right out of your car
  • Used parts/cars only - no new parts or vendors allowed (inquire for vendor space)
  • Weekend Pass is $40 price for a swap meet or car sale spot when purchased in advance ($60 day of - does not include gate entry)
  • Setup from 9:00am - 10:00am

Register for the Bimmerfest East 2016 Swap Meet and Car Sale Corral
Get Your BMW Registered for the Autocross
July 20th, 2016
Bimmerfest East 2016 Autocross

Come out and take part in the autocross at Bimmerfest East 2016 on both Saturday and Sunday! We are excited to have expanded to two days and moved from the parking lot over to the road course to make the day even more exciting. Choose between AM and PM sessions on either day and get involved in the fun! If you're a seasoned autoXer or looking to put your BMW and driving skills to the limit this is for you.

We're offering two sessions, a morning and afternoon. That way you can autocross and still enjoy the show festivities as well. Sign up is limited to 40 people per session to ensure lots of runs. Sign up today to lock in your spot!

Complete Bimmerfest East 2016 Autocross Rules and Details

Bimmerfest East 2016 Autocross

  • Saturday and Sunday Morning Session - 10:00AM - 1:00 PM
  • Saturday and Sunday Afternoon Session - 1:00PM - 4:00PM
  • Helmet required - rentals available
  • Limit 40 participants per session
  • Mandatory driver's meeting at either 9:45AM or 12:45PM
  • Helmet required - rentals available
  • Discounted $40 entry per session when purchased in addvance ($50 day of - does not include gate entry)

Buy Your Tickets Now!

Enter Your BMW in the Battle of the Bimmers!
July 18th, 2016
Battle of the Bimmers

Can your BMW win the Battle of the Bimmers?

Saturday - Top 50 Competition

This year, the Battle of the Bimmers kicks off on Saturday with a Top 50 competition where the top 50 cars will be chosen without a point based judging sheet. This is more informal and based on overall appearance and originality of the BMW. If you want to show off your car, this premiere location in the middle of the show is the perfect place for you and your BMW!

Sunday - Judged Car Show

The Battle of the Bimmers features great award categories for 2016! Cars registered for the Battle of the Bimmers are parked together in a special concourse area and are judged leading up to the awards ceremony on the main stage. Award categories include:
  • Classic BMW
  • Clean BMW
  • Modified BMW
  • Best MINI
  • Best Female (from Modified classes)
  • Best of Show (from Modified classes)
  • Rising Star - 25 Years Old and Younger (from Modified Classes)
  • Furthest Traveled to Bimmerfest
  • Furthest Driven to Bimmerfest
  • Highest Mileage BMW
Best of Show takes home a $200 cash prize!

Click here to register your BMW for one of the categories listed above!

Sign Up for Drag Racing at Bimmerfest East 2016!
July 12th, 2016
Bimmerfest East 2016 Drag Racing

Do you want to compete on one of the most well known drag strips in the country? Do you and your car have what it takes to win in your class? This is your chance to put your skills to the test and see just how good you are in the quarter mile. Buy your tickets now or purchase the day of the show but make sure you are reading for this adrenaline rush!

Bimmerfest East 2016 Drag Racing

  • Four brackets
  • Cash prizes!
  • All makes and models welcome to race
  • Minimum of 2 time trial runs prior to drag racing but racers may get more if time allows
  • Time trials start at 10:00am.
  • Racing starts at 1:00pm
  • Helmet required, rentals available - Raceway Park helmet rules
  • Discounted $35 entry cost when purchased in advance ($45 day of - price does not include gate entry)

Racing Brackets

Bracket 4
  • 7.00 - 10.99
  • Winner - $200 cash prize and trophy
  • Runner Up - Cash prize and trophy
  • Minimum of 12 cars for full payout. $25 for each additional car above minimum
Bracket 3
  • 11:00 - 12.99
  • Winner - $200 cash prize and trophy
  • Runner Up - Cash prize and trophy
  • Minimum of 12 cars for full payout. $25 for each additional car above minimum
Bracket 2
  • 13.00 - 14.99
  • Winner - $200 cash prize and trophy
  • Runner Up - Cash prize and trophy
  • Minimum of 12 cars for full payout. $25 for each additional car above minimum
Bracket 1
  • 15.00 & slower
  • Winner - $200 cash prize and trophy
  • Runner Up - Cash prize and trophy
  • Minimum of 12 cars for full payout. $25 for each additional car above minimum
Buy Your Tickets Now!
Park Your Classic BMW or Group/Team in Premiere Space
June 27th, 2016
Bring your Classic BMW to the show

Park Your Classic BMW or Group/Team in Premiere Space!

Do you have a classic BMW that you want to show off? If you do and you would like to park your car up front at the show, we want to hear from you. You must be able to arrive at Bimmerfest 2015 no later than 8:00 AM to get into the reserved parking area. Email us at events@bimmerfest.com if you are interested in this amazing opportunity! Classics include:
  • 3 Series E21 and older
  • 5 Series E28 and older
  • 6 Series E24 and older
  • Any BMW produced prior to 1982

Early Entry Group and Team Parking Do you have a group or team of more than 20 cars that wants to park together for the show and get up front placement? We have a limited number of group parking spots available but it does require that your entire group show up at the same time and before 8:00 AM on Saturday. If your group wants more details, please email us at events@bimmerfest.com with more information about your group or team.
Liqui Moly USA is the Official Lubricant of Bimmerfest 2016
May 30th, 2016
Liqui Moly USA is the Official Lubricant of Bimmerfest 2016

LIQUI MOLY based in Ulm Germany offers a wide variety of high quality products including motor oils, additives, car care products and chemically-based technical solutions for automotive applications. With over 1,000 articles, customers have access to a comprehensive product line.

LIQUI MOLY develops and tests its products in its own laboratories, manufactures only in Germany, and markets all of its products by itself. Founded more than 50 years ago the company is among the most distinguished in the industry. In addition to the German market, products are sold in over 110 countries around the globe. LIQUI MOLY is proud to be the official lubricant of the 2016 Bimmerfest events and work directly with BMW enthusiast. We manufacture high quality motor oils that meet and or exceed all BMW specifications. We also offer a full line of additives to keep your BMW running at its best.

Stop by the Liqui Moly USA booth at Bimmerfest to learn more or check out Liqui Moly USA's website at www.liqui-moly.us.
Panjo is the Official Marketplace of Bimmerfest 2016
May 23rd, 2016
Panjo is the Official Marketplace of Bimmerfest 2016

Bimmerfest members can now benefit from the range of tools, services, and protections that Panjo provides to buyers and sellers in the Bimmerfest marketplace. Drop by Panjo's booth to sign up for the brand new, weekly email digest of marketplace listings and get a free gift.

With the new Bimmerfest marketplace, sellers gain a seller profile page, statistics on listings, phone-based support, improved sell-through rate, and much more. Buyers gain a money-back guarantee, a dispute resolution team, convenient 'buy now' checkout options, saved searches, and marketplace search and filter tools.

Stop by the Panjo booth at Bimmerfest to learn more about the ways Panjo helps Bimmerfest members discover and buy items of interest and get Panjo's help turning your garage of BMW parts into cash. See more at panjo.com/p/bimmerfest
Bimmerfest East 2016 Arrives on July 30-31, 2016!
December 17th, 2015
Bimmerfest East 2016 arrives on July 30-31, 2016

Bimmerfest East 2016 is heading back to Raceway Park in Englishtown, New Jersey on July 30-31, 2016! After a great first year with lots of action, we have even bigger plans for 2016. Stay tuned in the coming weeks for more information on how to get signed up and reserve your spot in the activities. We look forward to seeing you in July!

Date / Time: July 30-31, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM - rain or shine. General Admission Gates open at 10:00 AM. Please help us manage traffic flow and do not arrive earlier than 10:00 AM.

Events Include:
Entry Fees:
Single Day - $15 per person (online) / $20 per person (at gate)
Weekend Pass - $28 per person (online) / $35 (at gate SATURDAY ONLY)
Kids 12 and under are free. Parking is free.

Buy Your Tickets for Bimmerfest East 2016 now!

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December 17th, 2015

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Bimmerfest Event Details
  • What is it?: Bimmerfest is the largest BMW car show in North America. This is our 5th annual show held on the east coast and we are looking to have more BMW owners on hand in 2016! Come check out the hottest BMWs and the best BMW tuners at Bimmerfest East 2016!

  • When: Saturday and Sunday
               July 30 - 31st, 2016
               Rain or Shine

  • Where: Raceway Park, Gate 3, 230 Pension Road, Englishtown, NJ 07726-8462