November 15, 2017 KahnMedia


Southern California private motorsports country club honored at Professional Motorsport World Expo in Cologne, Germany

Palm Desert, Calif. (November 15, 2017) – The Thermal Club today was honored with the prestigious 2017 Motorsport Facility of the Year award in a special presentation by members of international motorsport community at the Professional Motorsport World Expo in Cologne, Germany.

Announced at the PMW Expo Awards Dinner, the award was accepted by acclaimed designer Alan Wilson, who created the club’s four distinctive racing circuits.

The Thermal Club was selected by a judging panel comprised of motorsport journalists, motorsport publication editors, race track architects and professional racers. Additional circuits competing in the category included SpeedPark Ningbo (China), Martinsville (Virginia), Marina Bay GP Circuit (Singapore) and Circuito Internacional de Vila Real (Portugal).

The Thermal Club gives motorsport enthusiasts access to the best facilities, including their own custom designed luxurious Villas, exceptional dining and activities for all members of the family. No other race track or motorsports club offers as many amenities, from Thermal’s on-site tuning shop, to private garages, to the Clubhouse, and upcoming athletic center, spa and kids club. The venue is also home to the only BMW Performance Center on the West Coast of the United States.

“We’re truly honored to have been selected for this coveted international award,” said Thermal Club Owner Tim Rogers.  “Our competitors in this category represent the finest motorsports venues around the world.  To have been chosen from this group of acclaimed circuits is a thrill for all of us.”

THE THERMAL CLUB is the premier private motorsports country club in the world and offers an unparalleled driving experience to its exclusive membership. The Thermal Club operates on 344 acres of land in the California desert, half an hour from Palm Springs, offering luxurious villa accommodations, 5.1 miles of private pavement and four different tracks, a club house, fuel station, a tuning shop for repair and maintenance, the club is the ideal destination and trackside retreat for the motorsports enthusiast. For more information please visit