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Spring Mountain Motor Resort & Country Club Acquires 120 Acres of Land Adjacent to Facility, Finalizes Improvement Plans

Pahrump, Nevada, May 7, 2012 -- Spring Mountain Motor Resort & Country Club, located just 45 miles from Las Vegas, announced today its successful bid on 120 acres of property immediately adjacent to the facility. The parcel, acquired from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) was purchased by modified competitive sealed-bid sale. CEO and co-owner John Morris personally attended the sale at the field office on Torrey Pines Drive in Las Vegas on Monday, May 7, 2012. With the addition of the new parcel, the total size of the facility will now include 313 acres. The final purchase price was not disclosed.

The Motor Resort is planning to immediately improve the property, beginning with a 1.6-mile track extension on the new property, and a .5-mile extension on the current 2.2-mile configuration at turn 4. The new track extension will be 50 feet wide and extremely smooth, due to a special emollient mixed with the asphalt to provide an excellent grip and smooth surface, with exceptional banking, including 102 feet of elevation change with a banked bowl. With this addition, the firm will be able to run 4 simultaneous track configurations, and multiple long track variations for Country Club members, Driving School operations, Track Rentals and Corporate events, with the longest configuration now totaling 6 miles in length.

"We've accelerated our development to realize our vision of Spring Mountain being a world-class motorsports facility," says CEO John Morris. "The acquisition of this new parcel of land from the BLM will allow us to immediately begin our track expansion and to build a lake for the enjoyment of our members, students and guests. After the track addition is complete, Spring Mountain will be the second-longest race track in the world."

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. In Fiscal Year 2011, recreational and other activities on BLM-managed land contributed more than $130 billion to the U.S. economy and supported more than 600,000 American jobs. The Bureau is also one of a handful of agencies that collects more revenue than it spends. In FY 2012, nearly $5.7 billion will be generated on lands managed by the BLM, which operates on a $1.1 billion budget. The BLM's multiple-use mission is to sustain the health and productivity of the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.

Spring Mountain Advanced Driving School offers a variety of adrenaline-packed driving programs aimed at providing guests an unforgettable track experience. Ron Fellows Performance Driving school participants can log up to 300 miles on the track, and the training repertoire includes one, two and three-day Corvette Advanced Driving Schools, a ZR-1 Program, two-day Radical Racing Schools, and SCCA instruction. Corporate and team building events, along with private driving instruction, is also available.

For reservations or for more information, call toll free (800) 391-6891 or (775) 727-6363, e-mail info@racespringmountain.com, or visit the website at www.racespringmountain.com.

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ABOUT SPRING MOUNTAIN MOTOR RESORT & COUNTRY CLUB

Spring Mountain Motor Resort & Country Club is a 193-acre state-of-the-art racing facility and exclusive motorsports country club located just 45 minutes west of downtown Las Vegas. With over 4 miles of challenging racetrack and an array of resort-style amenities, Spring Mountain delivers a world-class motorsports experience to driving enthusiasts of all levels.

Home to the renowned Ron Fellows Performance Driving School and the Radical Racing School, Spring Mountain offers professional high performance driving instruction, and is the largest Radical race car distributor in the world. Spring Mountain's professional driving instructors and mechanics are some of the best in the nation, and the engine shops are located on-site to keep members' vehicles at peak performance.

Since its founding in 2004 by partners John Morris and Brad Rambo, the track has experienced extensive growth and innovation. With a vision to create a world-class facility, the core goal was to architect an exhilarating and challenging track to keep drivers engaged and continually learning, and to create an environment that could offer comfort and entertainment for those attending races, but not driving. Spring Mountain Motor Resort & Country Club now boasts over 4 miles of track with more than 20 configurations, thousands of square feet of air-conditioned permanent structures, including a luxury clubhouse with resort-style amenities, condominiums and private garages. If you're serious about performance driving, it's truly a destination not to be missed.

Spring Mountain offers a variety of services, including performance driving instruction, track rentals, team building activities, performance vehicle sales and more.

SPRING MOUNTAIN MOTOR RESORT & COUNTRY CLUB is an independently owned and operated Nevada LLC, privately funded and headquartered in Pahrump, Nevada. Additional information about the Ron Fellows Performance Driving School can be obtained by calling toll free 800.391.6891, or 775.727.6363, by email info@springmountainmotorsports.com, or by visiting the website at www.racespringmountain.com.

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Company Name: Spring Mountain Motorsports Resort & Country Club, a privately-funded and independently-owned and operated Nevada LLC.

Contact and Location:
3601 S. Highway 160
Pahrump NV, 89048
Phone: Toll Free 800.391.6891 or 775.727.6363
E-mail: info@springmountainmotorsports.com
Website: www.racespringmountain.com

Co-Owners: John Morris and Brad Rambo, two southern California-based entrepreneurs and driving-racing enthusiasts. Each has founded successful businesses in other industries (www.AdvancedAccess.com and www.IndependentTradingCo.com)

Top Management:

  • John Morris, CEO & Co-owner
  • Dave Petrie, General Manager
  • Mike Weeks, VP of Sales
  • Rick Malone, Chief Driving Instructor

Fast Facts:

  • High-end destination for auto aficionados offering 4.5 miles of challenging private, paved road course, performance driving schools, race car sales, a resort-style membership country club with upscale clubhouse amenities, luxury condominium and garages leasable exclusively to members.
  • # acres: 220
  • Purchase date: June 15, 2004
  • Original Cost: $6 million
  • Investment on developments to date: $22 million
  • Paved Track: 4.5 mile road course with 20 turns and various configurations
  • Ron Fellows Performance Drive School named Official High Performance Driving School of Chevrolet
  • 2006 founded Club Spring Mountain private membership country club for auto aficionados 60 Employees, including 15 Driving Instructors
  • 50+ Cars in Fleet for Professional Driving Instruction, ranging from Corvette ZR1s, Z06s, Grand Sport coupes, and Radical SR3s racecars
  • Rentable Track, widely popular for numerous auto manufacturers, events, testing, and photo shoots
  • Superb location for small to large groups - corporate, incentive, team-building, and adrenaline-charged fun
  • Sponsors: Chevrolet, Michelin, Road & Track Magazine

Overview:
Spring Mountain Motorsports Resort & Country Club is a 220-acre high-end destination for motorsports enthusiasts located only 45 minutes from the famous Las Vegas strip on the outskirts of Pahrump, Nevada. The Nevada privately-held company features a challenging 4.5 mile paved track with various configurations from 2.2 miles to 3.7 miles, the Ron Fellows Performance Driving School operations for instruction, retail and Corvette fleet operations, a Radical Racing School, Private Racing Instruction courses, SCCA License Recommendation School, and Club Spring Mountain, a private, resort-style membership country club with memberships available to auto aficionados of all ages and driving abilities for individuals and companies with preferred track time and dedicated club house.

Club Spring Mountain amenities feature preferred track time, private driving instruction, a $3 million exclusive resort-style club house complete with a track viewing tower, pool, fitness center, masseuse, executive meeting room, banquet/catering facility, barbeque, putting green, in-door firing range and racquetball court, 80 private garages for rental, and 42 luxury condominiums-garages in three separate buildings for short and long term lease to members. Membership fees from $15,000 to $100,000.

Brilliantly-Architected Racetrack
Spring Mountain's purpose-built 4.5-mile private paved road course features more than 20 available configurations challenging every level of driver with elements inspired by the world renowned Long Beach Grand Prix Street Circuit and the Mosport International Raceway, with replicas of some of racing's most famous corners including Mosport's 5a and 5b, the Watkins Glen "Bus Stop", and Road Atlanta's turn 1. The race track is a fantastic combination of fast sweeping corners, quick esses, off-camber turns, over 125 feet of elevation change and four high-speed straights including the newest half mile straight, all with breathtaking views of the Spring Mountains, and spectators may view from a 45-foot high, three-story Road & Track viewing tower.

Spring Mountain's track is a superb location available to rent for exotic and sports car clubs, motorcycle groups, for events, ride and drives, and to auto manufacturers from around the world for testing, engineering and development, vehicle launches, and media events from Chevrolet, Porsche, Lamborghini, Audi, Nissan, Ford, Chrysler, and Toyota.

Spring Mountain's repertoire of Performance Driving Schools offer adrenaline-packed programs open to the public for the novice driver to licensed racers. As one of the most respected and comprehensive performance driving schools in the U.S., a wide array of driving programs are offered and are taught by dedicated professional driving instructors with the goal of providing an unforgettable track experience in a relaxed, fun and safe environment. Spring Mountain is the only place in the nation where participants can log up to 300 miles in a high performance vehicle. With a variety of courses to choose from, participants quickly learn advanced driving techniques such as Visual Scanning, skid control, accident avoidance, heel and toe downshifting, performance braking and handling techniques, and much more.

Ron Fellows Performance Driving School, an Official High Performance Driving School of Chevrolet– One, two and three day programs offer 300 miles of driving time with two-way radio communications with instructors in Corvette fleet of more than 40 ZR1s, Z06s, and Grand Sport models fitted with Michelin PS2 ZP tires and class sizes as small as 12. Prices range from $3,695 for 3-Day Program or $2,500 for Private 1-day.

Spring Mountain's staff of committed instructors focus on priority to excellence aimed at providing an exciting and educational, adrenaline-charged program and to represent the highest standards of Chevrolet. Participants who travel from all across the U.S. and Canada excel in three levels of driving schools and drive with speed, confidence and finesse using the performance driving techniques that helped to make Ron Fellows one of North America's most versatile and successful road racers. Utilizing the track's 2.2 and 2.4 mile, 10 and 12-turn road course configurations through a dynamic series of car control exercises and maneuvers developed by Ron Fellows and Spring Mountain's Chief Driving Instructor Rick Malone, each and every student, of all ages, has the opportunity to be challenged and test their performance limits in the Michelin-equipped Corvettes.

Radical Experience Racing School – $4,195 Intensive two-day high-performance driving school program, or $2,800 for one-day private instruction with the insane performance of Great Britain's Radical SR3 Tracksport race car built for high performance with 1,300cc engines; Program takes place on Spring Mountain's challenging 1.5 mile road course - the West Radical Loop. Featuring a wide variety of corners and elevation changes, the Radical will be in constant transition on the track. Radical racecar itself is the classroom, as participants get more seat time. Too, all Racing School graduates are qualified to rent Radicals upon availability at future Spring Mountain Radical Division track events.

SCCA Licensing Recommendation School - priced at $3,395 for Corvettes or $4,395 for Radical SR3 Sport Racer – Spring Mountain offers the average driver training to become a licensed road racer with the Sports Car Club of America (SCAA). As an accredited SCCA License Recommendation School, the talented team of professional instructors provides the basic skills and techniques to apply for an SCCA license to begin a racing career.

Insurance Requirements - All visitors, driving school participants, and Club Spring Mountain Members are required to sign a waiver relieving Spring Mountain of liability. Any costs for damage to the cars are the full responsibility of the participant and/or member. The Club has liability insurance that covers the members. If a member does damage to their car, the member and/or their own private insurance will be fully responsible.

Club Spring Mountain launched in May 2006, is a private membership country club dedicated to drivers and car aficionados of all ages and experience, or says CEO John Morris, "We're selling memberships like a golf country club, but instead of golf, our members play with their own cars – Corvettes, Lamborghinis, Porsches, BMWs, Mercedes, Ferraris, Mustangs or even Mini-Coopers. Cars and drivers of all skill levels drive on the track at their own pace and experience the fun and excitement of motorsports with the added convenience and exclusivity of a luxurious, private club dedicated to auto aficionados."

Club Spring Mountain offers several categories of Club Memberships, including Classic ($15,000), Charter ($35,000), Corporate ($100,000), plus other fees, and guaranteed track time for members.

Nearly 230 members share their passions with other members as weekend-racers and wannabe racers, ranging in age from 18 to 70, taking advantage of the safe, professional level private paved road course and resort-style upscale facilities, as well as nearly every weekend of dedicated track time and most bank holidays! 45% are from southern Nevada, 30% California, and 25% other states and Canada.

Luxury Condominium-Garages available for lease to Club Members - 42 leasable units are available for short and long-term lease to Club Spring Mountain members for minimum of one month to five year leases. Sizes range from 430 to 810 square feet, and some units include personal living space above garages, and leases ranging from 1-5 years range from $1,300 to $2,500 per month, based on size and amenities. Some units feature upscale interior designs, wet bars, kitchenettes with microwave, refrigerator, convection stovetops, flat screen TVs, and free Wi-Fi.

$13-million resort-style Club Spring Mountain Motorsports Country Club:

  • 220-acres with private and paved 4.5-mile road-course/track
  • Preferred track time and private driving instruction offered to members
  • Spring Mountain Radical, Sports and Exotic Car Race Exclusive Series. Members of Club Spring Mountain who feel the need for speed may participate in these exclusive racing series at the track with official race flaggers held during several weekends each year.
  • Luxurious $3-million, 8,000-square foot resort-style club house features:
    • 23-foot, two-story track-side viewing tower
    • comfortable lounge equipped with nine plasma-screens, closed-circuit television monitors
    • bar, lounge with leather sofas, dining tables
    • billiards and poker facilities
    • Free Wi-Fi and two computer stations
    • private locker rooms for men and women
    • executive conference room
    • fully-stocked catering kitchen for banquets with massive granite bar and serving area
    • spa room with heated massage table and by-appointment services
    • 40-foot pool swimming pool and 14-person Jacuzzi
    • indoor-outdoor barbeque facilities with beautiful Veranda, cooling misters, oversized cozy seating area, fire pit for those cold desert nights, grassy knoll, putting green
    • Fitness facility 600-square-foot with state-of-the-art equipment in free-weights, treadmills, elliptical, and stationary bikes.
  • 6 RV pads with full hook ups for rent with sewer, water and electrical
  • Garage rentals exclusive for members - 80 single and double-bay garages
  • Racquetball Court
  • Two-station indoor firing range, offering full shooter protection in an atmosphere-controlled enclosed environment.
  • Dyno machine shop featuring state-of-the-art equipment by Dyno Jet
  • PowerTec engine shop. PowerTec builds the engines for the Radical Extreme Sports Car, and Spring Mountain is fortunate to have highly skilled technicians on site from Peterborough, England, where Radical is manufactured, to diagnose, test and maintain Club members' Radicals on-site.

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DRIVE THE WINTER BLUES AWAY AT SUNNY SPRING MOUNTAIN

Brighten your outlook this season with a visit to Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch, a world-class Motor Resort and Country Club. Not only are we blessed with perfect track weather in the winter months with more than 80% days of sunshine per year, we have introduced ALL NEW cars for our e441driving programs.  For Corvette enthusiasts, we have a brand new fleet of Corvettes, Camaros and support vehicles for our Ron Fellows Performance Driving School  operations.  If formula-style racing is more your style, we have a NEW Radical Fleet of extreme sports cars from England for our Radical Racing Schools. Spring Mountain’s road course is faster and more fun than ever, thanks to the latest .6-mile track extension completed this summer.  The skyline has changed dramatically with multi-million-dollar developments completed on the road course and country club, two new Condominium/Garage buildings for our Club Spring Mountain members and student accommodations, a Michelin Pedestrian bridge, sky-high timing tower, lush new landscaping, and more paddock area for class exercises.

PLANNING A TRIP TO VEGAS THIS SUMMER? CHECK OUR SUMMER SPECIALS FOR GREAT LOW PRICES ON DRIVING SCHOOLS.

3971If you book a school between June 15 – August 31, 2011, receive a $200 discount from the regular pricing for the 3-day Ron Fellows Performance Driving School or the Ron Fellows ZR1 School,  and for the first 10 people in each class a FREE 3-night stay in our beautiful Studio Condominium units directly on the Spring Mountain premises.  Our students have been enjoying cocktails and special events in the resort-style Clubhouse  after class – a perfect setting to relax after a day on the track.  Contact us to reserve your spot in class this summer.  For more information, check our Summer specials  or call today at 800.391.6891 to speak to one of our sales representatives and ask for the “Summer Special.”

Call today to sign up for one of our exhilarating driving programs at Spring Mountain.  Choose from a 1-, 2-, or 3-day Corvette or Radical Racing School. We’ve got a price for every pocketbook, and an ideal location near fabulous Las236 Vegas, so give us a call TOLL FREE at 800.391.6891 to sign up today!

LOOKING FORWARD TO A NEW YEAR FULL OF FUN AND ADVENTURE!

At Spring Mountain, we are dedicated to providing you with the most innovative and exciting programs and services available in the motorsports industry.  Find out why an experience at Spring Mountain’s amazing road course with our Motor Resort and Country Club second to none.  We would be happy to give you a tour of our facility – simply call one of our sales representatives, or just drop by.  As always, we appreciate your business and support, and thank you for helping us grow to serve you better.  Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about our school programs, karting, track rentals, country club, future development or anything else on your mind. Call us TOLL FREE ar 800.391.6891

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INNOVATIVE TRACK LIGHTING SYSTEM ELIMINATES FLAGS

Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch is proud to be the first race track in the United States to implement a revolutionary new Track Warning Light Module System, known as the Track Marshall.  The state-of-the-art system,438 designed and implemented by Gary Hardesty, Charter Member of Club Spring Mountain, was designed to warn the driver of hazards on track, far faster than the original flag method.  The systems are completely wireless and are powered by battery backed solar or generator systems.  The benefits are numerous….the high powered lights are much easier to see than the traditional flags, and the system can instantaneously warn the entire track of potentially dangerous situations. 

The systems receive commands via a long-range wireless network that is highly encrypted and secure.  At the 439master control, operated in our new sky-high timing tower, a software program controls the system.  Each Light Module location can be controlled independently, or in sync with the others.  For example, we can allow a yellow flag condition at a specific area of the track, while the remainder of the track remains in a green condition.

The Light Module can produce a wide variety of warning colors, including the standard colors commonly used in racing.  We use extremely bright proprietary LED’s in our systems (not traffic lights as other systems use) allowing for viewing at greater distances and a wider range of color output.  The units are housed in a fire- and weather-proof enclosure and have been tested in very high temperature operation last summer, as well as high wind and rain conditions.

For more information about the Track Marshall system, visit our websiteMake your plans now to visit Spring Mountain to experience the benefits of driving on a race track with the innovative new Track Marshall System!

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RADICAL NEW SHOWROOM AT SPRING MOUNTAIN

 

Radical West, USA, the #1 Radical Extreme Sports Car Dealer in the World, recently announced the opening of a new- and pre-owned car showroom on the premises of Spring Mountain’s world-class facility for motorsports 432-300x2001aficionados.

The 5000 square foot showroom, previously occupied by Exotic Car dealerships, features the latest models of Radicals, along with pre-owned cars, in all price ranges.  The space will also include offices for Radical West staff members.  “The new showroom gives us the space to expand our operations to accommodate the huge increase in Radical sales, and to streamline our business to be more efficient in 2011.” reports John Morris, CEO.

Radical’s unique range of sports cars cater to a wide range of drivers, from the novice track day drivers who simply want a car that is fast, fun and safe, to the seasoned professional.  Visit our showroom today to view the new Radical cars, or work with one of our consultants who can assist you with ordering a Radical from the factory, custom built to your own specifications. Call TODAY TOLL FREE at 800.391.6891 or Contact Us for more information about how easy and affordable it can be to drive a Radical on the track.

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CHEVROLET NEWS & CORVETTE HAPPENINGS

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The March 2011 issue of Corvette Magazine features an article about our own Ron Fellows, tracking his legendary437 career which began in Windsor, Canada driving karts, to his win in the GTS class at the historic 24-hour LeMans  circuit race, to becoming the name and the curriculum behind Spring Mountain’s Advanced Driving School programs today.  The Ron Fellows Performance Driving School is the Official High Performance Driving School of Chevrolet.  We are proud to be affiliated with Ron Fellows, and invite you to read the Corvette Magazine article here.

Corvette Track Days – June 4-5, 2011

Save the date for the much-anticipated Spring Corvette Track Days event on June 4-5, 2011!  A Corvette Track Day weekend gives anyone from a novice driver to an experienced road racer a chance to try out their own Vette’s259 power and handling in an unrestricted manner on one of the top driving school tracks in the Southwestern United States. Come join Corvette enthusiasts in this year’s Corvette’s Only Corvette Track Days! Participants all over the U.S. converge on the FULL track, including the latest, screaming fast track extension – 3.5-miles of blind entries and lightning fast straight-aways for a one-of-a-kind experience that celebrates America’s quintessential sports car.

277Corvette Track Days is a great value! Your $400 weekend includes 2 full days of driving, a Gourmet dinner party on Saturday night, and a Commemorative shirt.  Also included in the price will be a Continental Breakfast.  Lunch is available for purchase and will be catered by the Pahrump Nugget.  Timing, Helmet Rental and Dyno-testing is available upon request, and the latest styles of Corvette and Spring Mountain logo apparel will be displayed on site.

Registrations are now open, and as always, we are limiting the number of vehicles to 120 for maximum safety and fun on the track.  Act now…spaces will fill up quickly.  For additional information, visit our Corvette Track Days information page.  Looking forward to seeing you at this phenomenal event!

ZR1 Program Notes - MORE Corvettes Now Eligible for FREE Driving School!

The Ron Fellows Performance Driving School, the Official High Performance Driving School of Chevrolet, is the Number 1 Corvette ZR1 Program Training Facility in the country, having trained more ZR1 owners than any 261other authorized training center.  Great News!  Chevrolet has just announced a new Driving School promotion for a limited time only. All new and unused 2010 and 2011 Corvette Coupes, Convertibles, Grand Sport Coupes and Convertibles, Z06 and ZR1 Models are now eligible for a FREE Driving School if customers take retail delivery of their new Corvette between January 4 – February 28, 2011.

Attention ZR1 Owners….please be reminded that you only have 12 months from the date of purchase to take advantage of the FREE drivers training program at Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch.  All schools must be taken and completed within 12 months of the date of purchase of your ZR1.  We regret that we cannot accept expired certificates.  All ZR1 owners have paid for the training program through the purchase of your ZR1 vehicle so call us TOLL FREE today at 800.391.6891 to book your school before your certificate is no longer valid!

In the world of auto racing, Ron Fellows‘ name is synonymous with Corvette.  With 3 ALMS GT1 Drivers Championships, 27 ALMS wins, 2 GT1 class wins at the 24 Hours of Le Mans and an overall win at the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona, Ron’s been a leading part of Corvette Racing since the program began.  And Ron had the opportunity to participate in the on-track development of the Corvette ZR1, providing input on fine-tuning its driving dynamics.  Ron has developed a special training program at Spring Mountain to help you appreciate and master the awesome performance of the new Corvette ZR1.  As a part of Ron’s curriculum you will drive one of the school’s ZR1’s on Spring Mountain’s exhilarating 2.4-mile road course near fabulous Las Vegas.

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On behalf of the management and staff, we would like to THANK YOU for reading the latest Edition of the Spring Mountain Motorsports News.  We appreciate your business and support, and look forward to seeing you at one of our many upcoming events!

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Ron Fellows, Corvette Racing Legend, is featured in the article “Retirement Plan” in the March issue of Corvette Magazine. The article creates an overview of the racer’s career and introduces the Ron Fellows Perfomance Driving School as a great way for fans to learn the ways of being a great driver. Read it here



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Michelin and Corvette enthusiasts unite at the Ron Fellows Performance Driving School [Greenville, S.C., May 1, 2009).

To a driving enthusiast, it doesn’t get much better than an opportunity to learn from a professional driver. Now, the Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch (SMMR), Nevada’s premier driving school, and Michelin North America have teamed up to offer consumers an ultra-high performance experience led by Ron Fellows, one of the most celebrated names in Corvette Racing.

The Michelin/Corvette pairing has already proven to be a success as the Michelin® Pilot® Sport PS2 TM ZP tires were chosen as original equipment for the 2009 Corvette ZR1. As part of the Ron Fellows Driving Experience, consumers will experience the highly-capable Michelin® Pilot® Sport PS2 TM ZP tires which provide superior levels of cornering grip, straight-line traction, ride, comfort, noise reduction and extended tread life for confident everyday driving.

In addition to the Michelin Pilot Sport PS2 ZP tires developed for the Corvette ZR1, Michelin also offers replacement tire sizes for the C5, C6 and C6 Z06 models (coming in August 09 for the Z06). All vehicles at the Ron Fellows Performance Driving School will ride on either Michelin® Pilot® Sport PS2 TM ZP tires or Michelin Pilot Sport Cup tires.

“Our partnership with Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch and Ron Fellows is a natural extension of the relationship we have built with Corvette and Corvette Racing over the years,” said Nicolas Goubert, brand category manager, Michelin North America. “We look forward to offering school participants an experience that is unmatched as two power performers like Michelin and Corvette come together on the track.”

The Michelin-Corvette relationship has proven to be a winning combination since 2004 through a highly-interactive partner-team relationship in the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) and in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. With an overall series record of 51 victories out of 59 races in the GT1 series, Michelin has helped Corvette Racing dominate on the track by developing and delivering performance-proven products for the most successful Corvette race cars in the team’s history.

Spring Mountain’s purpose-built, 3.5-mile road course of esses, banks, blind drops, off-camber corners and straights challenges drivers with elements inspired by the world renowned Long Beach Grand Prix Street Circuit and the Mosport International Raceway.

Dedicated to the improvement of sustainable mobility, Michelin designs, manufactures and sells tires for every type of vehicle, including airplanes, automobiles, bicycles, earthmovers, farm equipment, heavy-duty trucks, motorcycles and the space shuttle. The company also publishes travel guides, hotel and restaurant guides, maps and road atlases. Headquartered in Greenville, S.C., Michelin North America (www.michelinman.com) employs more than 22,600 and operates 19 major manufacturing plants in 17 locations.

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