Directions to the BMW performance center

1155 South Highway 101 Greer, SC 29651

From Greenville:

Take Interstate 85 North to exit 60 (SC Hwy 101).  Turn left onto Hwy 101 toward Greer, the Performance Center will be 1.5 mile down the road on the right.

From Spartanburg:

Take Interstate 85 South to exit 60 (SC Hwy 101). Turn right onto Hwy 101 toward Greer, the Performance Center will be 1.5 miles down the road on the right.

Also see map below.


2017 classes are scheduled for

April 15

May 20

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what is the driving experience?

The event is a half day driving clinic designed to educate teens on the dangers of distracted driving, to teach basic braking skills and give participants a feel for stability, traction control and ABS systems and the effect these systems have on the vehicle.

The class is taught by BMW certified instructors. 

Maximum number of participants is 30 per class.

Video about the Driving Experience:

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Guard Your Life challenge driving experience

You have to guard your own life when behind the wheel

Guard Your Life Challenge

Parking Map

GYLC Driving Experience Registration Form

If you would like to sign up for the Driving Experience please fill out this form.

Requirements for the class:

You must be between the ages of 15 and 19 to participate in the BMW Performance Center event.

You must have your restricted or regular driver's license. No Beginner's Permits. 

*Please note this is not considered a driver's education class*

to sign up for the class:

1) Fill out the registration from below.

2) Wait for a confirmation email to be sent.  (This could take up to four days,

as registration forms are sorted by hand.  We kindly ask for your patience.  Also be sure to

check your spam folder)

3) Once you receive a confirmation email, we ask that you send a $75.00 check to hold your place

in the class. After the class has concluded, your check will be returned or you may leave it as a donation.

Make checks payable to: Guard Your Life Challenge Inc.

Please write the student's name on the memo line

Send checks to: PO Box 2345, Greer, SC 29650

Once we receive the check a confirmation email will be sent

once at the class:

Parents: If your child is under 18, you must be there to sign them in and must stay for the brief instructional period before the driving actually begins.  After that portion you are free to leave, however we strongly encourage you to stay and watch your child drive!

We ask that you wear tennis shoes. No flip flops please.

The class will begin with a brief (30 min.) instructional session that goes over driving safety, how to properly sit in your car, seat and mirror adjustment, etc. Then you will go outside to drive brand new BMW's in three different areas: Skid Recovery, Distraction Course, and Emergency Braking. 

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