Tag Archive: Utah

May 28

Checa up and down as Melandri wins another

Carlos Checa (Althea Racing Ducati) and Marco Melandri (BMW Motorrad Motorsport) took one race victory apiece

SBK - Monday_Race2_podiumSBK - Monday_Melandri_actionOn a sunny race day at Miller Motorsports Park the sixth round of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship delivered some great action and two different race winners to the 49,000 strong weekend crowd. In a landmark day for the series, race one saw World Superbike reach its 600th individual race mark.

(Flagworld’s photo album)

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May 27

Smrz scores his first pole of the season

Earning the perfect starting place for Monday’s two SBK races.

SBK - Sunday_Smrz_Superpole_TissotSBK ENI Superbike logoJakub Smrz (Liberty Racing Team Effenbert Ducati) scored his first Tissot-Superpole win of the season after setting a lap time of 1 minute 47.626 seconds in the last of three sessions. It was his second career pole position in this class, following the one he obtained back in 2009 at Misano. Despite a few spots of rain appearing on the riders’ visors during a dry Superpole contest Smrz rode with full pace right at the end to earn the perfect starting place for Monday’s two SBK races.

(Flagworld’s photo album)

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May 24

Miller Motorsports Park up next for Ben Young

During the BigM Weekend on May 26-28

Ben Young 2Miller Motorsports Park logoAfter missing the third round of the 2012 AMA Pro Road Racing season at Infineon Raceway, BYR/FOGI Racing’s Ben Young is eager to get back in the mix this weekend as AMA Pro Road Racing returns to Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele Valley, Utah for the BigM Weekend on May 26-28.  Read the rest of this entry »

May 28

Checa rules on first day of American action (updated)

Checa takes Provisional Pole for World Superbike at Miller Motorsports Park

SBK - FIM Superbike World Championship logoSBK - Miller Motorsports Park - Carlos ChecaCarlos Checa continued his brilliant first day form on the Althea Racing Ducati machine at Miller Motorsports Park, the points leader and fastest rider in the first free session this morning blasting his way to a time of 1 minute 48.260 seconds and provisional pole. 

(Flagworld was there, see our photo albums)

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May 27

Superbike Super Celebrity Mega Kart Showdown: Team Corser wins inaugural BigM weekend

Corser, Aaron, Whitehouse and Birch take top honors

SBK - FIM Superbike World Championship logoMiller Motorsports ParkTeam Corser – consisting of World Superbike superstar Troy Corser, Rick Aaron of Fox 13 television in Salt Lake City, Ryan Whitehouse from the Deseret Chemical Depot and fan Kellen Birch of Rexburg, Idaho, won the Inaugural BigM Weekend Superbike Super Celebrity Mega Kart Showdown at Miller Motorsports Park today. Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

Teams set for inaugural BigM weekend

Superbike Super Celebrity Mega Kart Showdown, Racers, Military, Media and Fans to Kick Off BigM Weekend

Miller Motorsports ParkSBK - FIM Superbike World Championship logoAfter weeks of suspense and speculation, the team line-ups for the Inaugural BigM Weekend Superbike Super Celebrity Mega Kart Showdown at Miller Motorsports Park are announced. Read the rest of this entry »

May 24

World Superbike heads overseas for Miller time

Round 5 preview

SBK - FIM Superbike World Championship logoMiller Motorsports ParkThe FIM Superbike World Championship takes its second and final trip overseas this year as it heads for the Miller Motorsports Park circuit in the USA. This year’s event, round 5, will be the fourth edition to be held in the State of Utah. Read the rest of this entry »

May 01

Andrew Ranger finishes 20th in K&N Pro Series West event

Andrew Ranger finishes 22nd in K&N Pro Series East event

2011-04-30-00282011-04-30-0032On Saturday, two-time NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Champion Andrew Ranger turned the fastest lap of the 34-car field in the NASCAR K&N PRO Series West event held at Miller Motorsport Park earning the Coors Light Pole Award. Subsequently, in the race, he finished 20th with two laps down to the winner after leading 17 of the 63 laps race.

(Click here for our photo album)

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Jan 13

Yamaha Champions Riding School announces 2011 schedule

Schools available in Utah, Nevada and New Jersey

Miller Park Yamaha SchoolMiller Motorsports ParkThe Yamaha Champions Riding School, based at Miller Motorsports Park, will offer classes at three different locations during the 2011 season. In addition to its home location at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah, the YCRS will also offer schools at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and New Jersey Motorsports Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

Phoenix loom large Lucas Oil Off Road Racing turnout

For round 11 and 12 on September 25-26

As the 2010 Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series turns the page from summer into fall, drivers and teams are sharpening their focus on their championship hopes. Summer saw action at both Miller Motorsport Park in Tooele, Utah, and at Glen Helen Motorsport Park in San Bernardino, where many drivers really hit their stride, and the title fights started to take shape. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 13

Leading the pack in Pro Open points

Utah was a great show!  Bright lights, a tight track and 9,300 totally fired-up fans

Judnick Motorsports took two more podiums at the Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah which puts Judnick Motorsports at 8 podiums already this season and places Ross Martin as the leader of the pack in the Pro Open Points Race!

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Jun 09

Busy Boucher glad to be home

Montreal motorcycle road racer Marie-Josee Boucher has had a busy past few weeks

But she wouldn’t trade it for the world. Read the rest of this entry »

May 18

Frustration leads to speed but not a result in Utah

After a frustrating qualifying session

Due to set up issues that put Mazdaspeed driver Conor Daly 12th on the grid, Daly and his Andersen Racing engineers took a calculated risk for the race, and made a series of dramatic suspension and aerodymanic changes for the race. Read the rest of this entry »

May 16

Corsa Motorsports Ginetta-Zytek Hybrid update

Engineers and crew worked well into the morning hours Friday

In preparation for the first full-on test run of the Corsa Motorsports Ginetta-Zytek 09 hybrid prototype race car. Read the rest of this entry »

May 10

De Silvestro Sweeps Utah weekend en route to 2nd Atlantic victory (+results)

“It feels awesome” -De Silvestro

Simona De Silvestro had a perfect weekend at Round 2 of the 12-race 2009 Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship, the $50,000-to-win Larry H. Miller Dealerships Utah Grand Prix at Miller Motorsports Park.

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May 02

ALMS: Pre-event parade to kick off Utah race week

Salt Lake City promotion to feature Series cars and transporters

Transporters and race cars from American Le Mans Series teams will fill the streets of Salt Lake City during a race-week promotion for the Larry H. Miller Dealerships Utah Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

May 02

AIM took victory at VIR with Dempsey

Goncalvez just misses podium, Ostella ninth in a strong run

AIM Autosport’s Star Mazda squad left Virginia International Raceway with the win on Sunday and had all three drivers in the top ten for the Star Mazda Championship presented by Goodyear. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 08

Pacific F2000: 2009 schedule announced

The Pacific F2000 Terminal Velocity Processing Championship with Hankook

The Series is one of the leading junior formula car development series in North America, has announced its schedule for the upcoming 2009 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 25

Strong showing in Utah for Walker Racing

Kevin Lacroix finished 11th

Walker Racing drivers, Greg Mansell, Leo Mansell, and Kevin Lacroix, had another strong performance in Utah this past weekend.  Read the rest of this entry »


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