It was a tough weekend at Daytona for our Utah drivers. In Friday’s Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge, Christopher Stone’s No. 43 Murillo Racing Porsche Cayman was out early, completing only 32 of 105 laps and finishing 36th overall and 19th in the ST class after debris hit their car while running in the top 10.
Utah Motorsport Campus, Inc., a subsidiary of the Mitime Group, which operated Utah Motorsports Campus (UMC, formerly known as Miller Motorsports Park) under a facility management agreement with Tooele County during 2016, has notified the Tooele County Board of Commissioners that it will agree to an extension of the existing facility management agreement through December 31, 2017.
On Friday, December 2, 17-year-old Bruno Carneiro of Riverton, Utah, attended the FIA Official Prize Giving Ceremony in Vienna, Austria, where he was awarded the championship trophy for winning the 2016 FIA Chinese Formula 4 Championship.
The Utah Kart Championship had another great season this year, with good-sized fields and very competitive racing as usual.
Congratulations to our parent company, Geely, on their announcement of a new car brand – a cooperative venture with Geely-owned Volvo, called Lynk & Co. The joint announcement was made in Gothenburg, Sweden, and Berlin, Germany, last week. Lynk & Co’s first vehicle will be an SUV called the 01, an innovative vehicle that owners will be able to customize digitally, both by reconfiguring the main touchscreen display in the center of the dashboard and
The Utah Sportbike Association (USBA) held a six-round championship for its 2016 season for the Vortex Masters of the Mountains series. With outstanding leadership from President Scott Rybarik, as well as Vice President Brad Moore, Secretary Chris Canada, Treasurer Danny Egbert, Competition Director Shane White and Membership Director Donovon Mortensen, the series was professionally operated, with good-sized fields and great racing.