TRIBUNE: In the name of speed: Autobahn Country Club lets Chicagoans be hooligans

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The Chicago Tribune is reporting, “With the never-ending arms race between manufacturers pushing performance to 600 horsepower and more, where can you take such a car to explore its limits without ending up in jail?

To answer this question, we took the most powerful Cadillac ever — the 2017 Cadillac CTS-V — to one of the best racetracks in Chicagoland, where you can legally exceed 100 mph and drive like a hooligan. Brainchild of Mark Basso and three friends, the original track layout of the Autobahn Country Club in Joliet was doodled on a napkin and is still framed in the bar of the clubhouse. Yes, clubhouse.

The unique selling point of Autobahn is that it is a member’s club with motor sports at its heart…”

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