Members Spotlight January 2018 Randy Lynch

Posted by on Jan 17, 2018 in Article, News | 0 comments

Randy, a California transplant, and former Naval Officer is married to Terri – a 135i Convertible M-Sport owner too. They have two sons, Josh (HVAC Technician for Mastercraft) and Luke (Florida Institute of Technology student).

Randy spent 28 years as a Naval Flight Officer and now teaches at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in the College of Aviation, the College of Business, and for the Strategic Studies and International Affairs/Homeland Security Department. He is also a BMW Genius/Product Specialist for Fields of Daytona, but only work there on Sunday’s because of his busy teaching schedule!
Randy’s 1st BMW: 2009 335xi Which he bought in Germany and picked up in Munich when He was stationed in Stuttgart. Currently, he drives a BMW: F80 M3. He has owned four BMW’s over the years.
Randy is a Tire Rack Street Survival Program Instructor and has been to the Performance Center once as a student, and then once with BMW when undergoing Genius training.
He has been a BMWCCA member since 2009 and a Sunshine Bimmers Member since 2013 when he and his family moved to Florida.
Other than BMW’s, Randy likes snow skiing, flying, drones, sailing and running.
His personal Motto: Life is not a game of ‘king of the hill,’ where we are always trying to be first. Instead, it is all about getting up the hill, and then making sure you help others get up there too! Always look for opportunities to give back…everyone is a mentor!
Randy Lynch
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Members Spotlight October 2017 Don Wright

Posted by on Oct 4, 2017 in Members Spotlight, News | 0 comments

Don has been a member of the club since July 2010 and lives in Orlando with his wife Linda who is also a native Floridian, born in Tampa. Don recently celebrated a milestone birthday. Happy belated birthday, Don!

Don serves as the Director of Engineering, Programs, Quality at L3 Technologies Security & Detection Systems. They make the body scanners at the airport checkpoints, the X-ray machines that scan your checked luggage, handheld mine & IED detectors, handheld sense through the wall radars.

His 1st BMW was a 1996 E36 328i Cabrio and his current BMW is a 2006 Z4 E85 3.0si Roadster and a 2011 E88 128i Cabrio. Don has owned four BMW’s over the years and has taken the opportunity to test them out at several track events (Daytona School Course (6x) and full IMSA course (4x), Sebring Club Course (2x) and 12 Hour course (4x), autocross with SCCA, PCA, BMWCCA, FAST, Martin Sports Car Club)!

In his “spare” time, if he isn’t doing something related to his BMW’s, Don likes to run and his Personal Motto is “Be outstanding in what you attempt”!

This is a photo of one of Don’s BMW’s and if you check the photos on our Social Media pages, you’ll see him at a few of our Teutonic Tuesdays! (Speaking of Social Media, have you asked to be included in the official Sunshine Bimmers FB group?)

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