Miller-Motorsports-Motocross-Video-7-3-13TOOELE VALLEY, Utah – On April 26, 2013, Miller Motorsports Park hosted an Open House to debut its brand-new motocross track, designed by master track builder Marc Peters for the inaugural Built Ford Tough Utah National, Round 11 of the 2013 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, set to take place on Saturday, August 17. Chad Reed, the most successful international rider in the history of motocross, along with local up-and-coming rider Landen Powell, took to the track for some demonstration laps and the verdict was overwhelmingly positive.

“The track is fun!” exclaimed Reed, the 2009 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross 450 Class Champion. “You almost feel like you are at the Motocross Des Nations, whether it be Donington or Genoa, Italy, with this style of facility. For me, it was awesome. I had a blast out there!”

“I think the riders are going to love this layout,” said Peters, whose impressive layout will mark the first motocross national in Utah since 1973. “Once they get the top coat on the surface and rip it deep, this race will be like no other national out there, with an epic track surrounded by a beautiful facility.”

TOOELE VALLEY, UTAH (September 19, 2012) — The Ultra4 American Rock Sports Challenge returns to Miller Motorsports Park this Friday and Saturday, September 21-22, bringing one of the most unique off-road events ever seen in Utah back for a second consecutive year.

Ultra4 Racing grew out of a now-legendary off-road race called King of the Hammers, which was the result of a bet six years ago that culminated in a race for bragging rights and a case of beer among 13 friends. The King of the Hammers, held annually in Johnson Valley, California, combines two of the most popular forms of off-roading – rock-crawling and high-speed off-road racing. That one epic race has now resulted in the Ultra4 Pro Racing Series, a three-race championship that includes the Ultra4 American Rock Sports Challenge at Miller Motorsports Park.

TOOELE VALLEY, UTAH —One of the wildest events of the year is on tap at Miller Motorsports Park this weekend, June 23-24, as the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series makes its third annual visit to Utah.

The high-flying, non-stop, adrenaline-fueled action provided by the series’ trucks and buggies has proven to be very popular with Utah fans. There are nine separate racing classes, four for trucks, two for buggies and three for karts (small, truck-bodied off-road buggies). In addition to well-known off-road racing stars like Utah’s Jerry Daugherty, Carl Renezeder, Curt LeDuc and Rob McCachren, the series is enjoying an influx of action sports stars such as motocross legends Jeremy McGrath, Brian Deegan, Jeremy “Twitch” Stenberg and Carey Hart. Skateboarding pioneer Danny Way will be making his off-road racing debut this weekend as well.

TOOELE VALLEY, UTAH (April 5, 2011) — Miller Motorsports Park is pleased to announce a new partnership that will provide unique and exciting off-road experiences to enthusiasts throughout Utah and the Intermountain West.

Miller Motorsports Park has entered into a long-term relationship with Wide Open Excursions, which offers off-road driving experiences in various locations in Mexico. The new joint venture will be called Wide Open Utah, and will offer unique riding and driving experiences using custom-built Wide Open Excursions Baja Challenge race cars.

Participants will be able to enjoy experiences ranging from a ride-along on Miller Motorsports Park’s new high-speed off-road course with a professional driver to two-day driving excursions utilizing MMP’s onsite off-road courses and trips to outstanding off-road areas throughout Utah.

“This is an exciting new partnership for us,” said Miller Motorsports Park General Manager John Larson. “We know how popular off-road driving is in Utah, and Wide Open Utah will offer enthusiasts thrilling experiences that simply are not available anywhere else in Utah. We believe this will be a very successful relationship, and we look forward to offering yet another way for enthusiasts to satisfy their need for speed at Miller Motorsports Park.”

“This is the perfect alliance for our company,” said Brent Fenimore, Partner and Managing Director for Wide Open Excursions. “We have been looking for ideal locations to duplicate and expand upon our programs in Mexico, and Miller Motorsports Park provides us with a facility and off-road opportunities that are unparalleled.”

The Baja Challenge cars used in Wide Open Utah are purpose-built off-road racing machines that weigh 2,600 lb., powered by a 190-hp Subaru engine with 17 inches of suspension travel. They are capable of speeds approaching 100 mph and can comfortably handle any type of off-road terrain.

For information regarding Miller Motorsports Park and Wide Open Utah, call 435-277-RACE (7223) or visit the track’s website at www.MillerMotorsportsPark.com.

About Wide Open Excursions

Since 1997, WIDE OPEN Excursions has provided more than 16,000 guests and corporate clients with the world’s most unique and adrenaline-filled adventure opportunity. Their vision: To share the joy of high-performance off-road driving and the unspoiled beauty of the Baja peninsula and Nevada’s Great Basin, which were previously accessible only for the adventurous lucky few.  In 2011, Wide Open Excursions will expand into three new territories throughout the United States.

Much more than a driving school or follow the leader tour, the WIDE OPEN experience pushes the envelope of an adventure-based vacation. Their Baja Challenge (BC) cars are specifically designed to provide guests with the safety and performance of a desert racer, yet are easy enough for anyone to drive.

Wide Open Racing, the competition division of Wide Open Excursions, provides “arrive and drive” race seats in the same off-road race cars for amateurs and professionals looking to compete in off-road races. The Team Wide Open corporate car finished third in the Class 1 category at the Score Tecate Baja 1000 last month—a remarkable feat considering it was the only four-cylinder powered car in the class. They also finished fourth in Class 1 last June in the famous Baja 500.