ADRENALINE PUMPING | BREATHTAKING SCENERY | BEAUTIFUL MACHINERY | UNUSUAL CAMARADERIE
BLUEBONNETS, BBQ, and BLUE BELL TOUR
MARCH 26, 2023 | TOUR #120
REGISTERED DRIVERS & NAVIGATORS
1. Blake & Shana 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06
2. Pratap, two sons, and sister-in-law 2020 Tesla Model X
3. Bill 2021 BMW Z4
4. Greg & Tempa 2017 Porsche 911 Turbo
5. Jeff 2018 Audi S6
6. Leonard and Courtney (daughter) 2020 Lamborghini Huracan EVO
7. Norbert and Tristan 2017 Alpina B6
8. Mack 2016 Ford Mustang 5.0 Rousch
9. Brian 2013 Dodge Challenger R/T
10. Dwayne 1993 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 Twin Turbo
11. Karl & Kim 2019 Porsche 718 Cayman GTS
12. Chris 2005 Lotus Elise 111R
plus The Tourmaster
TOTAL COUNT: 21 participants in 13 cars
COME JOIN US for a fun, scenic, and sometimes spirited springtime tour. Our tour will include:
visits to two bluebonnet fields,
lunch at Cooper's BBQ in Llano,
a stroll down Main Street in Fredericksburg
Blue Bell ice cream at an old-fashioned ice cream parlor, and
spirited driving on five of The Tourmaster's most-favorite roads in the hill country.
Start Location: This is a semi-private event. To avoid unwanted attention, the start location will be announced via email to registered drivers a few days before the event. (Hint: It will be in southwest Austin)
Driver Notes will be handed out at Driver Meetings.
Sunday, March 26
Part 1 - To Cooper's BBQ
7:27 AM Sunrise
7:30 AM Social starts
7:50 AM Drivers Meeting (MANDATORY; there will be a roll call)
8:00 AM Review first set of driver notes
8:10 AM Group photos
8:20 AM Saddle up! Ladies and gentlemen! Start your engines!
8:22 AM Radio test
8:30 AM Depart Start Location
9:15 AM Visit bluebonnet field (30 minutes)
Scenic and thrilling hill country roads (two of The Tourmaster's most-favorite roads)
10:50 AM Arrive at Cooper's BBQ
(lunch not included in prices)
Length of Tour To Llano = 83 miles
Part 2 - Llano To Fredericksburg (optional)
12:30 PM Depart Cooper's BBQ
Visit second bluebonnet field (40 minutes)
Restroom stop in remote hill country town
Scenic and thrilling hill country roads (three of The Tourmaster's most-favorite roads)
2:10 PM Arrive in Fredericksburg
Length of Tour To Fredericksburg = 80 miles
2:15 PM Pleasant stroll down lively Main Street
2:30 PM Visit old-fashioned ice cream parlor for Blue Bell ice cream
Afterwards, you can stay and explore Fredericksburg or join The Tourmaster as he leads the group back to Austin (see Part 3 below.)
Part 3 - Drive Back to Austin (optional)
3:45 PM Depart Fredericksburg
5:00 PM Arrive Austin
Length of Tour Back To Austin = 78 miles
For your safety, you are REQUIRED to bring a functioning FRS/GMRS radio. Your radio must pass the radio check at the start of the event.
Please note that for this run a Technical Inspection is NOT required and there is no tire inspection before the tour. So, for this tour, please disregard the sections in the Participant Guide pertaining to the Technical Inspection (#23) and tire inspection at the event (#24).
If you have a question, please email The Tourmaster directly at Tourmaster@DrivingAdventuresUSA.com
1. REGISTRATION FEE (per car) -- Part 1 only $64 (Austin to Cooper's BBQ - 80 miles)
REGISTRATION FEE (per car) -- Parts 1 & 2 $148 (Austin to Fredericksburg - 163 miles)
REGISTRATION FEE (per car) -- Parts 3 -- No Cost --
2. REFUNDABLE SAFETY DEPOSIT (per car) -- $104 ($100 is refundable)
If you are one of the 40+ people who already have a Safety Deposit on file (you know who you are), do NOT send a Safety Deposit.
THE REFUNDABLE SAFETY DEPOSIT IS TO:
- Motivate participants to be present on-time at the mandatory check-ins, vehicle inspection, radio check, and drivers meetings and arrive equipped with a working FRS radio.
- Motivate participating drivers to complete the tour by following all the driving rules outlined in the Participant Guide.
Every participant who follows all the rules listed here and elsewhere (see above, Participant Guide and Terms & Conditions) will receive A FULL REFUND OF THEIR SAFETY DEPOSIT. Please read the Terms & Conditions regarding the Registration Fee, Safety Deposit, refunds, cancelling or transferring your registration, and many other topics.
3. HIGH-POWER (8 WATT) BAOFENG HANDHELD RADIO (OPTIONAL) (LINK)
with 22 FRS/GMRS channels pre-programmed: $85
The Tourmaster will purchase this radio brand new and program all 22 FRS and GMRS channels for you. The new radio will be assembled, charged, programmed, and ready for your use at the start of the event, and you can take it home afterward with its original box and accessories.
STEP #1: SEND PAYMENT
Send Registration Fee and Refundable Safety Deposit (and fee for optional pre-programmed high power radio if you desire).
STEP #2: CONFIRMATION
The Tourmaster will confirm receipt of your registration and payment via email. Your information will be used strictly for purposes of organizing this tour only.
STEP #3: GET READY
Get yourself and your car ready for a great time!
If you have a question, please email The Tourmaster at Tourmaster@DrivingAdventuresUSA.com