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Month: November 2017

November 25, 2017

Patrick Long Wrestles with a GT3 Cup Car at MMC

Courtesy of Turnology: Driving a Porsche 911 on the limit is usually a pretty busy process. The driver must manage the odd weight distribution, the heavy steering inputs, and the challenge of managing a light front and a snappy rear. Those are all generalities, and not necessarily true with every 911, but they’re more likely to be seen when a 911 is running on very cold slicks. Patrick Long knows his way around a Porsche

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November 20, 2017

Something big is happening next door to MMC

Courtesy of Hudson Valley News Network: KIAMESHA LAKE–They’re doing a lot of boasting in Sullivan County at the 100-day mark. That is when the Resorts World Catskills Casino is opening for business. As the first of the 2,150 state-of-the-art slot machines were being wheeled in on Monday morning, those behind the $1.2 billion project bragged on what it is and what it will become by the time it opens on March 1. The 18-story complex

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November 10, 2017

MMC’s BMW M2 School Is the Ivy League of Driver Training

Courtesy of The Drive: What could be better than a BMW M2? Try an M2 with its back seats ripped out, a roll cage and performance mods added in, and a crew of racing pros to instruct you in the ways of speed. The M2 is one of our favorite attainable cars, and likely the best pure driver’s car in BMW’s current portfolio. It’s smaller, more engaging and attainable (at about $55,000 to start) than any other

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November 08, 2017

Bugatti goes for a spin on MMC’s track

Forbes’s Jim Clash is discussing a test drive of Bugatti’s new $3 million Chiron supercar, but not before reminiscing about the time he took Butch Leitzinger, a former sports car racer and 24 Hours of Le Mans competitor, for a ride on MMC’s track.

November 06, 2017

Polaris RZR Drifts Entire Karting Track With Precision

Monticello Motor Club track director Chris Duplessis is at it again, this time fitting a set of street tires on a two-seat, short-wheelbase Polaris RZR XP Turbo & ripping around on the infield karting track.

Of course, this lead to some incredible action, which you can view on Road And Track.

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