Author Archives: Mike Gillilan

Racing Blip: 2016 Rolex 24 at Daytona

By | January 30, 2016

Ladies, Gentleman, kids of all ages. It is time! “Time for what?”, you ask. Well fine reader, it’s time for the start of the sports car / endurance racing season here in North America! “huh, interesting..” BUT WAIT! There’s more! What if I told YOU that the first race of the season is a race […]

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Utah Motorsport Campus signs one year agreement

By | January 8, 2016

Some of you may of heard that Miller Motorsports Park closed it’s doors last October 31st after nearly 10 years of operation and handed the keys to Tooele County in Utah. Indeed a sad day. The silver lining on the horizon was the sell of the facility to Mitime Utah Investment, LLC and it was […]

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Quick Lube horror story

By | December 16, 2015

If you’ve been around the car scene long enough, you’ll eventually hear some horrific story about somebody taking their car to a Quick Stop Lube type place. Sometimes the oil filter wasn’t put on. Or the forgot the fill the engine back up with oil. Or a plethora of other problems that seems to stem […]

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The Times are a Changin’

By | October 31, 2015

  As has been reported many places, Miller Motorsports Park will cease operations today, October 31st, 2015. Miller Motorsports Park opened in 2006 by Larry H. Miller, a Utah businessman and sports car enthusiast. That was also the year I was documenting a race team that was running in what is now known as Pirelli World Challenge. […]

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Racing Blip: 2015 Lone Star Le Mans

By | September 18, 2015

  Let’s take a trip. A trip to one of the newest racing tracks in the good ‘ol USofA. We’re heading to Texas. Located outside of Austin is a track called Circuit of the Americas. Welcome to the penultimate stop for the IMSA/TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, for the Lone Star Le Mans! With the Texas sun […]

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Racing Blip: 2015 Continental Tire Road Race Showcase

By | August 9, 2015

Racing Blip: 2015 Continental Tire Road Race Showcase Heading south from Green Bay, Wisconsin, for about 80 minutes, you’ll come across Road America in Elkhart Lake. One of the oldest, still functioning, race tracks in the United States. This scenic track is the setting for the latest round of IMSA/TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. With race week […]

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