Author Archives: Mike Gillilan

Because it’s a Monday…

By | April 21, 2014

And Monday’s are dull and hectic and annoying and a buddy sends over a link to Slow-mo footage of the season opener of the WEC at Silverstone. Where ex-F1 driver, Mark Webber, and Porsche made their LMP1 debut (V4 anyone??). Where Audi came to play (and crash) ultra-light weight LMP1 cars with “laser lights”. Where […]

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Racing Blip: 2014 Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase At Long Beach

By | April 11, 2014

Well, it’s the third stop of the season for the new TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. This stop isn’t quite the endurance race of Daytona and Sebring. Nope this is a “sprint race” by TUSC standards. A whopping 100 minutes of Prototype and GTLM class machine pounding the streets of Long Beach, California in the Tequila […]

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In Photos: 2014 NASA Utah Region Round 1

By | April 3, 2014

What is that you hear in the distance? Did you noticed a slight scent of hot metal and exhausted race fuel in the air? Is it possible that it’s time to go racing again? Held over March 21-23rd on Miller Motorsports Park’s Outer loop track, NASA Utah Region had their first event of 2014 season. The weekend consisted […]

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FMD: Friday Motoring Diversion

By | March 28, 2014

Friday Motoring Diversion – Inside The Helmet – Twelve Hours of Sebring

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In Photos: WinterX – Round 5

By | March 25, 2014

Well, consider that a wrap! Round 5 of WinterX for the 2013/2014 season is in the books! There’s not a lot more to say, beyond what I’ve said here, here, here, and here. For those that participated, you can view the results here – note: as of this writing Round 5 hasn’t been posted yet. […]

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Racing Blip: 2014 Mobile 1 12 Hours of Sebring

By | March 14, 2014

The second round of the 2014 TUSCC season is upon us. This stop, the Mobile 1 12 hours of Sebring. Now, I would love to tell you how incredible qualifying was. How the “balance of performance” has brought DP and P2 cars closer to each other from a performance point of view. And I’d love […]

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