Posts Tagged “NASA”

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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In Photos: Grit and Determination – a glimpse into the 25 Hours of Thunderhill

By | December 28, 2013

The 25 Hours of Thunderhill – there is a reason why there’s a hashtag of “#SurviveThe25″. It’s rough, it’s tough, it tests the mental and physical faculties of teams and drivers. For more on this race, read Jason Bennion’s excellent coverage of the race. [photo | mike gillilan]

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25 Hours of Thunderhill: The Conclusion

By | December 18, 2013

The sun rose last Sunday morning to a considerably diminished field at Thunderhill Raceway Park. Of the 57 cars that had started the race the day before, only 37 were still running as of 9 AM on day two, following a dark, cold night in which temperatures plummeted into the low teens. (Remember, many of […]

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First Day at Thunderhill

By | December 7, 2013

Last night’s qualifying round for 25 Hours of Thunderhill took place in absolutely miserable conditions: rain phasing into sleet as the temperature plummeted, made all the worse by a bitter wind that cut through multiple layers of fleece and this reporter’s down coat like they weren’t even there. Snow was falling by the time the […]

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The 25 Hours Of Thunderhill Have Started And We’re There!

By | December 7, 2013

Two top-of-the-line Audi R8 LMSs, diesel-powered Mazda 6s, exotic one-off prototypes, a NASCAR Camaro, even such incongruous entries as a Chevy Silverado pick-up, a Honda CRZ hybrid, a Mini Cooper with two engines, and a Honda Fit… some sixty cars in all. A champion of the “drift” technique, an IndyCar legend and his son, and […]

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In Photos: 2012 NASA Utah Fall Enduro

By | October 30, 2012

As winter is fast approaching and the racing season is coming to close, there are still a few events to enjoy, and, even participate in. Last weekend’s NASA Utah Fall Enduro at Miller Motorsports Park, was such an event. Various cars and driver’s abilities, all on display for a 3+ hour endurance race. As a side note: if […]

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