Kudos to the crew at BMW, who recently donated a few cars, a handful of instructors and one of its test tracks to an injured Marine training class. A group of soldiers wounded in Iraq were invited to the track to learn performance driving techniques behind the wheel of some seriously desirable machinery, including the 650i coupe on the right. The vehicles were modified in order to allow the disabled soldiers to operate them, some with hand controls for Marines who had lost their legs in battle.
Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund
For U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Steven Schulz, losing the ability to drive his beloved blue Subaru WRX was one of the more painful aspects of his Iraq war injuries. The 22-year-old veteran had his leg, brain, skull and vision damaged in Fallujah 20 months ago when a roadside bomb exploded near him. His dreams of racing were over, and even driving was out of the question. But recently his father, Steven Sr., found out that he could drive a golf cart on his Friendswood city streets if he needed to. And