01.26.2011

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Spring Mountain Motor Resort & Country Club continues to innovate the performance-driving world. Its future plans include further track expansions, additional buildings, new training programs and more.

Below are highlights of our history. You can download a complete timeline here.

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  • Page Title: Growth of a World-Class Racing Experience
  • Column 1:

    2004
    • Acquisition of the existing 2.2 mile track

    2005
    • Addition of a 1.5 mile track expansion

    2006
    • 5000 sq. ft. permanent classroom facility constructed
    • Club Spring Mountain is established
    • Driving programs expand to include Radical Racing Schools and weekend Corvette Schools

    2007
    • Member garages constructed
    • 8000 square foot driving school structure constructed
    • Paddock expansion completed

    2008
    • 8000 sq. ft. clubhouse with resort amenities constructed
    • Ron Fellows Performance Driving School announced
    • Radical and Sports Car Racing Series launched
    • SCCA Licensing Shool added
    • Spring Mountain becomes an official ZR1 training program
    • 8000 sq. feet of additional amenities added, including; indoor racquetball, vehicle storage, dyno and Powertec engine shops
    • 5000 sq. ft. exotic car facility constructed
    • RV hookups and pads added
    • Completion of safety tunnel between the entrance and 2.2 mile paddock
    • Completion of a timing building with 2nd floor viewing area
    • Completion of 40 additional rentable member garages
    • Addition of a shooting range

    2009
    • Michelin partnership announced
    • 13-Unit Club condominiums constructed
    • Installation of state-of-the-art track warning system
    • All Terrain Emergency Response Vehicles acquired

    2010
    • Spring Mountain becomes the Official High Performance Driving School of Chevrolet
    • Michelin becomes the official tire of the Ron Fellows Performance Driving School
    • Addition of a 45-foot Timing and Viewing Tower
    • Second addition of 13-unit Club Condominiums completed
    • Michelin Pedestrian Bridge is constructed
    • New .6 mile straight track expansion added
    • Additional paddock areas and landscaping completed

    2011
    • Brand new fleet of Radical Sports Cars purchased for Radical Racing School
    • Radical West USA opens 5,000 square foot showroom
    • Completed construction of 16-unit Condominium/garage building

  • Column 2:

    2012
    • Completed major expansion of Administration building and mechanics garage
    • Acquired 120-acre parcel
    • Announced partnership with "Sister Club" Monticello Motor Club
    • Added 3/4 mile track extension
    • Introduced In-car Flag Alert System
    • Installed 3,000 square foot shade cover
    • Introduced ALL New Cadillac V-Series Academy
    • Construction completed on full commercial kitchen

    2013
    • Added over 2 miles of new road cours making Spring Mountain the longest road course in North America
    • Announced partnership with "Sister Club" Autobahn
    • Announced Radical Cup 2013, sanctioned by NARRA
    • Completed new 7200 sq. ft. multi-purpose Training and Event Center
    • Installed 3,000 square foot shade cover
    • Added 14-bay garage building
    • Began grading on 80 residential home sites
    • Spring Mountain chosen as the Official 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Dealer Sales Academy

    2014
    • Construction begins on Spring Mountain private Estates
    • Construction completed on a 24-hour security controlled main facility entrance
    • 5000 sq. foot Manufacturers building is open
    • 2500 sq. foot Welcome Center for visitors is open
    • Lake Spring Mountain construction is completed
    • Spring Mountain Celebrates their 10 Year Anniversary
    • Grand Opening of the new Jetpack America flight center at Lake Spring Mountain

    2015
    • Construction begins on the first model home for Spring Mountain Estates

    2016
    • The Italian racing phenomenon - the Wolf Race Car - made its debut on the track.
    • Corvette Track Days were held to a sold-out crowd.
    • Lake Spring Mountain opened to the public for the summer season.
    • Cadillac announced the Cadillac V-Performance Academy driving experience at Spring Mountain Motor Resort and Country Club.
    • Members drove on the 3.22-mile Clark course, the first time we ever offered the driving configuration preferred by the illustrious Vintage Auto Racing Association.
    • ACDelco and Spring Mountain announced a partnership to promote the unique benefits of OE parts. ACDelco recognized as the official GM Original Equipment parts sponsor of the Ron Fellows Performance Driving School.
    • Spring Mountain participated in the Gateway to NASCAR event in Beijing, China, at the High Valley Auto Park.

  • Column 3:

    2017
    • Nye County commissioners approved the final residential subdivision map for Spring Mountain Estates, our residential development at the facility with 80 home and mixed-use lots.
    • Spring Mountain development team embarked on a vigorous schedule of compacting, rough grading and fine-grading 80 home sites at the facility. The final subdivision map recorded on March 6, clearing the way for construction to begin and for members holding deposits to enter into an escrow agreement.
    • Spring Mountain hosts the US launch of the Generation 3 SR8.
    • The Department of Real Estate approved the Sales Certificate for Spring Mountain Estates. Nye County Assessor's office applied parcel numbers and addresses to the home sites. Spring Mountain Estates Homeowners Association was established.
    • Construction begins on the water and sewer plant. Meetings with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) are being held to acquire more acreage adjacent to the facility for additional track and supporting structures.
    • Construction of the Sewer and Water Treatment plant is moving at a brisk pace. The east track was closed during the month of August to build a tunnel for access by the Utility Company.
    • Spring Mountain entered into an agreement with a privately-held developer of master-planned business parks in the US to develop a portion of the 22 acres at the entrance to the facility. The agreement is for the construction of a major hotel property with a casino, restaurant and retail shops.
    • The water and sewer is over 70% installed along the residential lots and the water storage tanks near completion for the rough installation.
    • Silverton Casino Hotel is planning a new mixed-use development project located on the commercial parcel at the entrance to the facility. The first phase of the project includes a major brand 110 all room all-suite hotel connected to a new casino to be designed and operated by Silverton. The casino will feature over 200 slots, 5 table games, a sports book and café. In addition, restaurant and retail opportunities will be available on individual parcels fronting Highway 160. Future phases planned at the project include a large retail, entertainment, restaurant and movie theatre district. The project is expected to break ground in the Fall of 2018.
    • The Spring Mountain Racing Invitational, opened to members and non-members racing Radical Sports cars, Wolf Racing Cars, and other closed wheel prototypes.

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