Monticello Motor Club

Polaris RZR Drifts Entire Karting Track With Precision

November 6, 2017

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 Monticello Motor Club's infield karting track. Of course, this lead to some absolutely incredible action, which you can now view on Road And Track. Continue Reading

A Professional Rally Driver Tried to Kill Me in a Polaris RZR

November 6, 2017

Monticello Motor Club Track Director Chris Duplessis recently took The Drive's Kyle Cheromcha on an of-road trek utilizing MMC's off-road course and a Polaris RZR XP Turbo. As the two rocketing across the dusty landscape, annihilating small bushes and sending gravel into the stratosphere, Duplessis refused to slow down, even for a 25 foot cliff. You can check of the point-of-view video experience over at The Drive, being described b ... Continue Reading

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk – 3 Biggest Surprises On Track

November 6, 2017

Torque News recently utilized the track at Monticello Motor Club to complete a few laps in the new 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. Within, they break down the transmission, power, brakes, and more. Their results from the day may surprise you! Read the full article ► ... Continue Reading

2018 Fiat Spider Abarth vs. Mazda Miata RF Track Day Comparison

November 6, 2017

Torque News recently utilized the track at Monticello Motor Club to run the 2018 Fiat 124 Spider Abarth and the Mazda Miata RF back to back. Within, they break down the engine, transmission, handling and more. Their results from the day may surprise you! Read the full article ► ... Continue Reading

Watch Chris Duplessis Drift A 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk

October 23, 2017

MMC track manager and driving "jedi" Chris Duplessis spent the majority of his day with The Drive this past Thursday at Monticello Motor Club. After completing an in-car review of the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, the Trackhawk was still ready for Duplessis' punishment.  Check out the great videos of Duplessis putting the Trackhawk to the test at The Drive! Continue Reading

Classic Racers Can’t Stand Still at Art in Motion Concours

October 10, 2017

The Drive's Lawrence Ulrich breaks down the history and majesty of some of the featured cars at our 2017 Art In Motion Concours event, including the Porsche 911 police car, an extremely rare Aston Martin Vulcan, and a restored Porsche 917-30. "In only this second year of Art in Motion, organizers and drivers envision the event as sowing seeds for a homegrown version of England’s renowned Goodwood Festival of Speed – minus the accents, and the spectacular manor house of Continue Reading

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

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