is on schedule for
GLENCOE, Ky. (November 2008) Developers of
a unique private auto racing club in the rural hills of Gallatin County
say they are on track for a spring 2009 opening and held an open house
Oct. 18 to show off their progress.
The good news is that despite the economy, the response
to Bluegrass has been awesome, and we are still keeping our commitment
to bring you this Derek Daly Signature Course, Poppell said in
a statement. This open house is a great opportunity to stop the
talking and show you what hard work and teamwork creates.
The developers hope to complete paving of the track by
the end of the year to allow the asphalt to cure over the winter in
preparation for a grand opening in spring 2009. The Phase I track will
be 2.5 miles long and feature six configurations. The longest course
at the facility will be 3.54 miles long at full build-out. In its entirety,
the track will encompass nine different race tracks offering 22 different
While the facility is a private membership club, it will
be available for rent by non-members. Non-members will also be allowed
to participate in driving schools. Developers are working to enlist
many sanctioning bodies and clubs to host events and bring professional
racing series to the track. Two events already are being planned for
the tracks inaugural season in 2009: the OktoberFast,
produced by the German Touring Sportscar Challenge National Championship
Race; and the One Lap of America. The GTS is an all German car series
featuring the best in Deutsche engineering (BMW, Audi, Porsche, Volkswagon
Membership is available at two levels: the Team and Associate
memberships. Each one has an initiation fee and annual dues. The Team
membership requires a $9,900 initiation fee and $3,200 in annual dues.
Associate membership requires a $4,900 initiation fee and $1,200 in
annual dues. All dues will be held in escrow and will not be applied
until the club opens for operation.
For information about membership, call 1-888-50.TRACK or visit: www.DriveBluegrass.com.