September 5/18 – Additional Memberships Announced
Since the beginning of the season, we have been monitoring the daily usage of the circuit on Members’ Lapping days and have seen a year-to-date average per day – including members and their guests.
The initial membership limit of 300 was necessary to allow management two years for fine tuning operations, while ensuring that members would have an enjoyable experience at the track with several sessions per day available to drive. Given the above considerations, SOMC has decide to increase the membership by 30 members to a total of 330. The increase in membership is expected to add, on average, one driver per session. With the admission of 30 new members, there will still be a substantial number of people on the wait list that SOMC is currently maintaining.
Our success is being rewarded with the decision to advance the facility investments and complete phase 1 and 2. Originally, the first building was planned as a 6,800 square foot administration building, then it became a 9,000 square foot multi-purpose building with a snack bar. The building as now finalized, and under construction, features over 11,000 square feet of space including, a full kitchen and bar, along with proper men’s and ladies’ locker rooms. Our circuit has set a standard as being one of the best in the world. It became quite apparent that we needed a building that is the equal measure of our stellar circuit.
In addition to the building, there are plans to improve track safety with a variety of features, and to build the refuelling station and karting track. We have also begun preliminary design for buildings to service and store vehicles at the track.