Five Racetracks to Drive Now

By Jason H. Harper - 2013-07-03T15:34:33Z

Photograph by John Balsom

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Follow the Ferraris to one Catskill Mountains club and you’ll find acres of manicured lawns and members who have paid $125,000 to join. What you won’t find is a single putting green. Upstate New York’s Monticello Motor Club is one of a growing number of private racetracks in Europe and the U.S. that cater to sportsmen who prefer 170 mph to a par 72. Think driving instructors instead of golf pros, supercars instead of carts and straightaways instead of fairways. Here are five places to indulge your innermost speed demon.