Driving the 12.9 miles and 1,000 feet of elevation changes of the famous Nurburgring in Germany is high on many enthusiast bucket lists. What if those of us in the U.S. could skip the airfare and track car rental required for the trip and head an hour outside Las Vegas instead?
The Spring Mountain Motor Resort in Nevada, which started it's life in 2004, and was used by Koenigsegg to record some of it's record runs, is pursuing aggressive plans to expand their 6.1 mile track to a whopping 14.5 miles.
It's a bold plan to try and build the world's largest race facility, but as our public roadways shift to a future with autonomous cars, the need for more private roadways will likely increase. Head to the Automobile Magazine article to learn more.
As Shoeless Joe said in Field of Dreams......"If you build it they will come."