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Back of the Dragon

Back of the Dragon

BMW CCA - Tidewater Chapter

Friday, Oct 6 — Monday, Oct 9, 2017
Back of the Dragon, Marion, VA

Registration closed October 6, 2017 11:59 PM on October 6, 2017 11:59 PM EDT Registration ends October 6, 2017 11:59 PM on October 6, 2017 11:59 PM EDT Registration opens May 30, 2017 12:00 AM on May 30, 2017 12:00 AM EDT Registration runs from May 30, 2017 12:00 AM to October 6, 2017 11:59 PM

A 32 mile span of Virginia Route 16 with over three hundred curves, the ‘Back of the Dragon’ is one of the premier riding roads in the nation for sports cars, with spectacular views crossing three mountains in western Virginia from Marion to Tazewell. Columbus Day weekend we will head west to tackle this twisty route and other fun roads. Highlights of the tour will include:

  • Drive ‘Back of Dragon’ multiple times (, October 7 & 8
  • Club BBQ, prepared by the Amish, in Burke’s Garden (Burke's Garden information), $10 per person -- includes BBQ sandwich, potato salad, string beans & homemade apple pie
  • ‘To the Breaks and Back’ tour (Breaks & Back Information), and/or other tours
  • Breaks Interstate Park, “Grand Canyon of the South” (Park Information)
  • Caravan from Hampton Roads to Marion October 6 (rendezvous TBD)
  • ‘Song of the Mountains’ (More Information )at Lincoln Theater (Lincoln Theater Information)
  • Accommodations at the historic General Francis Marion Hotel (Hotel information)

Block of rooms held until September 4, so make your reservations soon.

Plan now to join us October 6-9 on the 'Back of the Dragon':

  • Make hotel reservations (276-783-4800), and inform the hotel you are with the BMW Car Club , block of rooms under Dr. G. Schrader.

  • Order ‘Song of the Mountains’ tickets online (Song of the Mountain tickets) for Saturday, October 7 at 7 pm, $25 each (or purchase at door if available)

For questions contact Darin Kwasniewski at, or (757) 304-1512

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Back of the Dragon
Location Marion, VA
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