Abby heads to CTS-V racing school–and learns to heel-toe (sorta)

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At Cadillac's CTS-V Academy in Pahrump, NV I learned how to handle a car at the limit.

At Cadillac’s CTS-V Academy in Pahrump, NV I learned how to handle a car at the limit.

In early June Peter and I headed out to the Nevada desert to get some schooling–racing schooling that is.

Cadillac offers a 1 or 2-day course on a private track in Parhump, NV located about an hour outside of Las Vegas. Spring Mountain Race Track offers beautiful desert vistas, and for around $3500 a day you can learn how to handle everything from CTS-Vs to Corvettes at the limit.

Peter and I spent the 106 degree day learning everything from how to find the right race line to how to heel-toe. It was a total blast.

Check out the video we did here–or click below for the version on YouTube.

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Abigail Bassett is the Executive Editor at CNTRL MEDIA, LLC. She is also a freelance content creator and curator whose work has appeared in publications like Forbes, Fortune, Automobile, Motor Trend, Money Magazine and on CNN. Her passion is telling unique stories using a variety of media and taking the visitor places that they have never been–whether it’s into the cockpit of a rare supercar, inside an exclusive home or hotel, or behind the scenes of a fashionable event. She is also a Yoga Alliance Registered 200-hour yoga teacher. She teaches at a number of public, private, and corporate venues, around Los Angeles, CA.

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