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TOOELE VALLEY — Three of the four local racing championships at Miller Motorsports Park will conclude their 2012 championships this weekend, October 6-7.
The Utah Region of the National Auto Sport Association (NASA) presented by Sunoco Race Fuels will be racing on Saturday and Sunday on the 2.18-mile West Course. This will be the final round of their seven-round 2012 championship. Each round includes two races. Also appearing with NASA Utah on Saturday is the Lap Battle Time Attack Series presented by RallySport Direct, a locally-based Time Attack series. Lap Battle offers rear-wheel-drive, front-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive classes for both street and race cars.
On the 2.2-mile East Course, the Utah SportBike Association's Masters of the Mountain series will conclude their six-round 2012 championship. Nineteen different classes of bikes will be competing.
For fans of off-road racing, the Utah Region of the Lucas Oil Off Road Regional Racing Series will be competing on Miller Motorsports Park's Off Road Short Course, on Saturday only. This will be the final round of their five-round 2012 season.
The action will get underway at approximately 8:00 a.m. and last until approximately 5:00 p.m. each day, varying among the different racing series. The Ace Café will be open both days, and the MMP Club House will be open to everyone for lunch from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. both days.
The Miller Kart Track will have kart rentals available from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Saturday and from noon until 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, and the popular MMP Zip Line will be open for rides all weekend.
Admission for the weekend is $6/day for adults, while kids 12 and under are admitted free of charge. Military personnel are eligible for a 25-percent discount on tickets.
To obtain tickets for or information about Miller Motorsports Park, call 435-277-RACE (7223) or visit the track's website at www.MillerMotorsportsPark.com. For more information on the NASA Utah Region, visit their website at www.NASAUtah.com. For more information on the Lap Battle Time Attack Series, visit their website at www.LapBattle.com. For more information on the Utah SportBike Association, visit their website at www.UtahSBA.com. For more information on the Utah Region of the Lucas Oil Off Road Regional Series, visit www.LucasOilRegional.com or call Christie Daugherty at 702-400-1022.
(Photo Caption: The Utah SportBike Association's Masters of the Mountains series will hold their season finale this weekend, October 6-7, as will the National Auto Sport Association's Utah Region and the Lucas Oil Regional Off Road Series' Utah Region. Photo courtesy Miller Motorsports Park / Jeremy Henrie)