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New Private Car Club With 2.2-Mile Track to Break Ground in Michigan

Motorsport Gateway Howell's track layout has been presented to the City of Howell with a trackside garage.

Motorsport Gateway Howell’s track layout has been presented to the City of Howell with a trackside garage.
figure: City of Howell, Atwell, Photo: Phil Clark/EyeEmGetty, image: Lalita Kemero

It’s an old dilemma for car enthusiasts. Where should I store my precious car? toy car? Most car enthusiast homes have long talked about buying real estate to build their dream garage or the biggest pole barn possible to tackle whatever project our hearts (and bank accounts) desire. We are discussing But there are other options where you can store, show off, and play with your car without being responsible for taking care of all that land. It’s a trackside private garage getaway. Michigan just so happens to acquire another such club just outside the Detroit area.

Motorsports Gateway Howell is slated to break ground next month at its 273-acre facility in Howell, Michigan. detroit free press. is similar to M1 Concourse Located just north of Detroit in Pontiac, the new Auto Club boasts a 2.2-mile circuit with its own trackside garage condominium and member club house. The difference is Howell his track will be his 2.2 miles compared to his 1.5 mile circuit on the M1. According to Howell Project Documentsfacilities include public nature trails.

According to the Motorsports Gateway Howell website: Scheduled circuit “Follows FIA grade safety standards”, taking into account elevation changes and surrounding natural areas. The 2.2-mile track features 0.5-mile straights, a 40-foot track width and a top speed of 150 mph, predicted via simulation for the 2021 Porsche 911. Coming in the next build stage.

Members who purchase a private garage can expect plenty of space between their neighbors on either side, with natural light coming in from the front and back of each condo, as well as neighborhood noise and privacy. These garages aren’t just outdoors for anyone to walk past. No, these condos are behind secure gates and are part of a gated racing community.

For those who don’t have a light wallet, this idea is great. For just $35,000, individual member$7,500 annual fee in exchange for clubhouse access, 120 driving days per year minimum, Two people per day, special truck rental rates, group driver coaching. Private driver instruction is also available. I have tried to contact the developer to find out the price of the onsite condo but have not heard back. That’s probably the best way.