Monticello Motor Club

School for students with disabilities opens in Cornwall

October 3, 2017

Hudson Valley newspaper The Times Herald Record writes in about the opening of the Abilities First school in Cornwall-on-Hudson. "The anticipated opening of the New Windsor site is summer 2018. Abilities First acquired the property, the former Devitt’s Medical Arts Building, through a major gift of $3.2 million from Ari Straus and Dr. Marc Straus." Continue Reading

Aurora Straus Profiled On Jalopnik’s “Black Flag”

September 5, 2017

Jalopnik staff writer Alanis King recently profiled MMC Member Aurora Straus on the site's "Black Flag" section. She explores Straus' early career at age 13 to participating in events at Daytona International Speedway. Additionally, King interviews Straus to gain insight on being a female racer in a typically male-dominated sport. Read the full article ► ... Continue Reading

Straus Family Wins Abilities First 2017 Community Leadership Award

September 5, 2017

Kathy Welsh at Hudson Valley News Network writes about our very own Ari Straus and father Dr. Marc Straus being awarded the 2017 Community Leadership Award from Abilities First. “We are honored to assist Abilities First with expanding into Orange County where so many families are in need of their services.” Read the full article ► ... Continue Reading

BMW M2 Racing School At Monticello Motor Club

July 28, 2017

Nate Risch at BMWBlog writes about the new BMW M2 School here at Monticello Motor Club. "This is your chance to fulfill that dream of pulling on that racing helmet, sliding into the driver’s seat and strapping into a BMW race car." Read the full article ► ... Continue Reading

PCA Competitors Enjoy First-Class Racing, Service at Monticello Motor Club

July 24, 2017

Adam Sinclair of Speedway Digest writes about the Riesentöter Stuttgart Challenge at Monticello Motor Club after sharing some time on the track with Porsche of Conshohocken race chair Chris Karras. "More than 100 drivers took part in the annual event at the exclusive 18-turn, 3.6-mile asphalt road course about 90 miles north of New York City. The automotive country club's staff gave competitors, family and friends the ultimate member experience with delicious meals and first-clas ... Continue Reading

2017 Queally Mazda Classic [VIDEO]

June 28, 2017

The Queally Mazda Classic Powered By HWI Motorsports, hosted by MMC Co-Founder and Partner Paul Queally, continues to be a fun-filled member favorite this season. Check out the recap video below, highlighting some of the excitement from the Queally Mazda Classic in 2017! [embed][/embed] ... Continue Reading

2017 Winter Driving Experience at Camp4 Canada [VIDEO]

June 19, 2017

From February 11th through February 14th, 2018, Porsche and MMC will have exclusive use of Québec’s Mécaglisse motorsport complex, an extraordinary driving facility about an hour north of Montreal. Those who attend will utilize the latest Porsche sports cars on Mécaglisse's miles of ice circuits and two large skid pads in one of two programs designed and delivered by Porsche Sport Driving School. Check out the preview video b ... Continue Reading

Please Excuse the 2017 BMW M2 For Smoking

May 4, 2017

Roger Garbow of Men's Health writes about the BMW M2 after sharing some time on the track with MMC Track Director Chris Duplessis. "The M2 immediately felt more nimble and less harsh than its big brother M3 and M4. The seats are excellent, providing enough adjustability and comfort for all-day cruising while delivering the rib and thigh-gripping support needed for clipping apexes. In pursuit of those G-forces, I headed to Monticello Motor Club." Continue Reading

2017’s Top Ten Tech Cars: Ford Focus RS

March 29, 2017

Lawrence Ulrich of IEEE Spectrum shares his thoughts on the Ford Focus RS, which he first experienced on the track at MMC in a test with Ben "The Stig" Collins, formerly of the popular BBC show Top Gear. "Ford’s little beastie is designed to handle the dirt and snow of rally racing, or your best simulation—including a 447-kW (600-hp) version that superstar racer Ken Block will drive in the FIA Rallycross series. But my first taste of it comes at the Monticello Motor Club, the ... Continue Reading

I drove the fastest Jaguar sports car in the world — and it was incredible

March 20, 2017

Benjamin Zhang of Business Insider reviews the Jaguar F-TYPE SVR after taking it out for a test drive on the track at MMC. "At New York's Monticello Motor Club, the SVR took to the racetrack like a fish to water. In twisty sections, the Jag's active aerodynamics and adjustable suspension kept the car stable. When pushed hard in corner, you can feel the rear end push out only to be brought back into line by the all-wheel-drive system. Exiting the bend, the SVR's 575 ponies come to life as th ... Continue Reading

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