Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch - Winter 2012 Newsletter

Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch - Winter 2012 Newsletter

Your Desert Escape Awaits

Looking to escape the winter blues? Experience Spring Mountain Motor Resort & Country Club, where the sun is shining over 300 days per year. A destination resort for motorsports aficionados near fabulous Las Vegas, Spring Mountain is home to the exclusive Ron Fellows Performance driving school, as well as driving programs for the Radical SR3 and more. We have something for every driver, from entry-level to expert. For Corvette enthusiasts, we offer a brand new fleet of Corvettes, Camaros and support vehicles for our Ron Fellows Performance Driving School operations and are recognized as The Official Performance Driving School of Chevrolet. If formula-style racing is more your speed, 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, with more plans for track expansion this year (see below.) The skyline has changed dramatically with multi-million-dollar developments completed on the road course and country club, 42 Luxury Condominiums for rent or lease for our Club Spring Mountain members and for student accommodations, a Michelin Pedestrian bridge, sky-high timing tower, lush new landscaping, and more paddock area for class exercises.

Planning a trip to Fabulous Las Vegas this season? A trip to the Ron Fellows Performance Driving School is even more convenient with the completion of the latest set of luxury condominiums, directly adjacent to the school. 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 - you'll be so glad you did! For more information, call today at 800.391.6891 to speak to one of our sales representatives.

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 is second to none. We would be happy to give you a tour of our growing 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, track rentals, country club, future development or anything else on your mind. Call us TOLL FREE at 800.391.6891.

We'll see you at the Track!


Corvette News & Events

Ron Fellows recently attended the 50th anniversary of the Rolex 24 at Daytona. As part of the celebrations, Rolex hosted previous overall winning drivers, and Chevrolet brought out the 2001 overall winning Corvette! Pictured from left to right: team owner Gary Pratt, former Corvette teammate Johnny O'Connell, Robin Pratt and Ron.

And for Corvette owners, Ron will again be at selected American Le Mans Series races where Corvette Corral participants can win a 3-day, Ron Fellows Performance Driving School! Visit www.americanlemans.com for more Corvette Corral details.


New Resort-Style Condominiums Open for Business

16 New Condos for Driving School Students Now Complete!

We are pleased to announce the completion of our beautiful new 16-unit Condominium/garage building next to the Ron Fellows Performance Driving School headquarters. The new condominium complex, with rooms now available for rent, features 16 deluxe units: half with double queens and half with king-sized beds. All units include private baths, wet bars, and are professionally decorated with high-end furnishings. Five of the units will have rear balconies with great views of turns 1 and 2 and with only 60 feet between your window and the road course. The new resort condos are a great vantage point for watching all the action, and a perfect place to relax after a day driving on the track. Simply walk from the classroom to your own private sanctuary.

The garages on the first floor are large enough to accommodate multiple cars and extra vehicles, great for the multicar race teams or groups of friends who like to share set-up tips, and are ready for a classroom setting. The building also includes additional restroom facilities for public access. The best feature of this building is its location in the center of the Motor Resort for large event weekends when the upper paddock is busy. For students of the Ron Fellows Performance Driving School this will be the new location for the Drivers meetings. The Condominiums are ready NOW for occupancy, so call us to schedule your next visit.


It's a Radical World at Spring Mountain

Radical West, USA, the #1 Radical Extreme Sports Car Dealer in the World, has a nice selection of new and pre-owned cars for sale in the 5000 square foot showroom on the premises of Spring Mountain's world-class facility for motorsports aficionados. The showroom features the latest models of Radicals, along with pre-owned models, in all price ranges. Radicals 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 see THREE new Radicals just in from England.... Brand New 2011 Radical SR3 RS 1500 cc's. The models includes a Graphics Package, V8 Bodywork, 1500cc Dry Sump Engine, Paddle shift kit, Fuel injection, Hot weather cooling kit, wide V8 wheels, V8 big brake upgrade, High Downforce kit, and much more! The hot new Radicals are eligible for 'C' Sports and Radical SR3 class racing. Call today TOLL FREE at 800.391.6891 and you could be driving one of these hot cars in your next race.


Track Expansion and Improvements Set for 2012

Longer Track + More Configurations = More FUN!

As part of our commitment to excellence, Spring Mountain Motor Resort and Country Club is starting the New Year with a major expansion of our Administration Building, adjacent to the Clubhouse. The Administration Building, which houses our Management staff, inside sales personnel and Radical operations was the first permanent structure built at the facility in February of 2006. The addition of 1550 square feet of office space will allow more room for the Radical Racing School classroom, more administrative offices, additional mechanical lifts, and a 3,000 square foot shade cover for Radical operations. In addition, the Winners' Podium will be given a complete facelift with exciting new graphics for better photos for the race champions.

1.3 mile track extension on the horizon......Spring Mountain Motor Resort is currently in negotiations for the acquisition of a 120-acre parcel adjacent to the property. We expect the new property to be transferred in mid-2012 and are planning to immediately begin grading for a 1.3-mile track extension. The new track extension is expected to be 50 feet wide and extremely smooth, due to a new emollient mixed with the asphalt to provide more grip and a smooth surface, with excellent banking, including 102 feet of elevation change. With this addition, we will be able to run multiple long track variations, with the longest configuration being nearly 5 miles in length. Plans are also being finalized for the addition of paving in specific areas on the existing track, adding new corners, and additional paving to widen the track in specific areas for passing, including wide, beautiful curbing. You should be seeing these changes for yourself later this year, along with new configurations for running certain portions of the track both clockwise and counter-clockwise!

We're also planning for the more distant future, and are currently preparing a tentative subdivision map for the commercial property in front of the facility to include a Gas Station, various restaurants, a 55-room hotel and more, so stay tuned to this newsletter for updates and information.


Spotlight on Instructor Nick Parmelee

Spring Mountain is privileged to have some of the most talented driving professionals in the industry as Instructors in our Ron Fellows Performance Driving School, and our Radical Racing School. Nick Parmelee is one of Spring Mountain's rising stars, and we are happy to share this talented driving instructor's story.

Originally from southern California, Nick Parmelee moved to
Reno during his sophomore year of High School. Nick attended UNR (University of Nevada at Reno) and moved to Las Vegas in 2006 for a team that raced at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Nick has been an Instructor at Spring Mountain for 1 ½ years and he absolutely loves his job. He says, "It is so gratifying to teach someone and see their growth from day one to the end of the school and know that I was a part of that success. I am very passionate about my job because helping people realize their driving skills is what I care about the most."

Justin "JJ" Johnson, one of our former superstar Instructors, was Nick's teammate in the super late models and he referred Nick to us. Thanks JJ! Nick lives in the Red Rock area of Las Vegas and is in a serious relationship, soon to be an engagement. Nick started racing motorcycles and go-karts with his dad when he was 5 years old, and he is thankful for the bonding experience that still provides many laughs and fun memories.

Nick has enjoyed an impressive racing career, most recently racing in the NASCAR Whelen All-American series, where he finished the 2010 LVMS Bullring season with 4 starts, 1 top 5 and 4 top 10's. Nick also raced Inex Legend Cars, Thunder Roadsters and Speed Trucks, all with notable finishes. When the market crashed and sponsorships were not readily available Nick's racing career slowed down. Now his passion is teaching Spring Mountain students, and it suits Nick well because he breathes, eats and sleeps racing and motorsports.

Ron Fellows says, "It's the goal of every instructor here to make sure everyone leaves with not just a great experience, but a knowledge base that will take them forward and make them better drivers ... and you can apply that just about anywhere you go."

Contact us TOLL FREE at 800.391.6891 for more information on our world-class driving schools.


Apparel News

Great News for Ron Fellows Fans and Collectors! You can now get your own 1/24 Diecast of our own Ron Fellows' #88, Nationwide Series Nascars. We have both the AER Nascar, which is 1 of 1,388 made, and the Canada Tire Nascar, which is 1 of 1,936 made. Both are now available and have been signed by the one and only Ron Fellows!

These priceless items can be yours for the bargain price of only $60.00! Don't let your car slip away. Hurry now while supplies last.


We Appreciate Your Support

On behalf of the management and staff, we would like to THANK YOU for reading the Official Newsletter of Spring Mountain Motor Resort & Country Club. We appreciate your business and support, and look forward to seeing you at one of our many upcoming events!