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ADVENTURES

UPCOMING TOURS

BLUEBONNETS & BBQ RUN

March 23, 2024  |  TOUR #132


REGISTERED DRIVERS & NAVIGATORS

1.    Blake & Shana                              2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

2.    Mark & Cheryl                              2017 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

3.    Joseph & Angela                         2023 S5 Audi Coupe      

4.    Aaron                                            2018 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

5.    Jeff and Charlene (daughter)     2018 Audi S6

6.    Bill                                                 2021 BMW Z4

7.    Michael                                         2014 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG S-Model

8.    Chris and CC                                2014 Porsche 911 4S

9.    Bryon and Jim                              2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500

10.  Norbert                                         2017 BMW Alpina B6

11.  Madhu                                           2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 convertible

12.  Keith and Donna                          2016 Ferrari F12

13.  Chad                                              2023 Nissan Z

14.  Chris                                              2005 Lotus Elise 111R

15.  Thomas and Sally                         2024 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

16.  Esteban and Michael (brother)   2017 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT

17.  Moe                                               2013 Bentley Continental GT Speed

18.  Art & Caryl                                    2021 Chevrolet Corvette 

plus The Tourmaster

TOTAL COUNT:  29 participants in 19 cars


PROGRAM

Come and join us for a 162-mile spirited and scenic run comprised of high-speed straights and lots of curves including The Tourmaster's #1 road in the hill country.  Lunch will be at the famous Cooper's BBQ.

Start Location:  This is a 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 west Austin.)

Saturday, March 23

07:15 AM   Social starts (come as early as you like)

07:30 AM   Sunrise

07:30 AM   Drivers Meeting (MANDATORY -- there will be a roll call)

07:40 AM   Review first set of driver notes

07:45 AM   Group photo

07:50 AM   Saddle up! Ladies and gentlemen! Start your engines!

07:50 AM   Radio test

08:00 AM   Depart start location

09:00 AM   Restroom break and social (at mile marker 39)

10:45 AM   Arrive at Cooper's BBQ

12:00 PM   Return drive to Austin

02:00 PM   Return to Austin

                                Length of Run to Lunch = 83 miles

Length of Run After Lunch Back to Austin = 79 miles

  • YOU ARRIVE AND DRIVE.  WE HANDLE EVERY DETAIL.

  • The route, rest stops, and restaurant have been scouted in advance.

  • Turn-by-turn driving directions will be provided at the Drivers Meeting.

  • For your safety, you are REQUIRED to bring a functioning FRS/GMRS radio. No radio, no drive for you. Your radio must pass the radio test at the start of the event.  (A programmed high-power radio may be purchased for $89. See registration section for details.)

  • Every driver and passenger will be required to sign a liability waiver.

  • The cost of lunch is not included in the Registration Fee.

  • A professional photographer will capture our fun and memorable times.

  • Every driver is expected to follow the driving rules outlined and explained in the Participant Guide. This Guide is a culmination of almost 20 years of touring experience involving more than 120 tours.  It is a proven model that helps ensure that we have a lot of fun in a responsible way and that the driving tours are conducted with the utmost safety to the participants and the public.

  • 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 (#24).

If you have a question, please email The Tourmaster directly at Tourmaster@DrivingAdventuresUSA.com


COSTS 

1. REGISTRATION FEE (per car) = $84

2. REFUNDABLE SAFETY DEPOSIT (per car) = $104  ($100 is refundable)

   If you are one of the 50+ 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.  You are welcome to keep your Safety Deposit on file to avoid the pay-and-refund cycle at future drives.  If you want this, make sure to tell The Tourmaster when he confirms your registration via email.  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:  $89

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.


REGISTRATION

Would you like to purchase a pre-programmed high-power radio from The Tourmaster for $89? Please remember to add this to your total.

Thank you for registering. The Tourmaster will confirm your registration after payment is received.


PAYMENT

 

STEP #1: SEND PAYMENT  (NEW PAYMENT METHOD)

Send Registration Fee and Refundable Safety Deposit (and fee for optional pre-programmed high power radio if you desire) via PayPal to RbTexasStampede@yahoo.com.

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

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