Larry H. Miller Total Performance Museum - Tooele, UT, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky
N 40° 35.040 W 112° 22.398
12T E 383778 N 4493485
Quick Description: The Larry H. Miller Total Performance Museum, is part of the larger Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 12/27/2012 12:25:55 PM
Waymark Code: WMG08C
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
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Long Description:

"The Larry H. Miller Total Performance Auto Museum contains part of Larry Miller’s world-renowned collection of automobiles and memorabilia related to Carroll Shelby, the legendary American racer, manufacturer and team owner. Here you will see the largest private collection of Shelby Cobras plus Shelby Mustangs and Ford GT40s. All are in original condition or meticulously restored." SOURCE

"Miller Motorsports Park is a state-of-the-art road racing facility for automobiles, motorcycles and karts located just 35 minutes from downtown Salt Lake City in Tooele, Utah. It is considered the finest facility of its type in North America. Opened in 2006, Miller Motorsports Park offers something for almost every motorsports enthusiast. There are rental karts available for young and old. The Performance Training Center offers classes in auto racing, high-performance driving, karting and Supermoto, plus a Teen Driving Academy, Highway Survival School and Winter Driving Academy. The Larry H. Miller Museum is home to some of the world's most significant racing cars, specializing in cars associated with the legendary Carroll Shelby. The Race Fanzz retail store offers clothing, souvenirs, collectibles and gift certificates.

The Larry H. Miller Auto Museum contains part of Larry Miller's world-renowned collection of automobiles, artwork and memorabilia related to Carroll Shelby, the legendary American racer, manufacturer and team owner. These include Shelby Cobras, Shelby Mustangs and Ford GT40s, plus a few other special vehicles." SOURCE

"The Larry H. Miller Total Performance Museum, located at Miller Motorsports Park, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Ford GT40 No. P-1074, one of the famous "Gulf Era" cars that were campaigned in major international sports car races during 1968-69 by England's J.W. Automotive.

It joins one of the world's foremost collections of significant Fords as well as Ford-related vehicles and memorabilia associated with the late Carroll Shelby assembled by the late Larry H. Miller, a Salt Lake City-based businessman and philanthropist who owned the NBA's Utah Jazz, the Salt Lake Bees Triple-A baseball team and more than 40 automobile dealerships throughout the western United States and other businesses in addition to Miller Motorsports Park.

The Larry H. Miller Total Performance Museum is the only collection in the world with one of each series, or "Mark," of the Ford GT40. With the addition of P-1074, the museum now has a significant car from each of the GT40's racing eras: the early Mk Is, the Mk IIs, the Mk IV and now one of the "Gulf Era" cars. Other GT40s in the collection include P-103, a GT40 Mk I that is the oldest existing GT40 and the first GT40 to finish and win a race, the 1965 Daytona Continental; P-1015, a GT40 Mk II that won the first-ever 24-hour race at Daytona and finished second in the controversial 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966; P-1102, one of six GT40 Mk III street cars; and J-4, a Ford GT Mk IV that won the 1967 12 Hours of Sebring." SOURCE

Primary Vehicle Category: Cars

Hours of Operation:
Daily - 10:00-18:00


Cost of Admission: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Physical address of Museum:
2901 N. Sheep Lane
Tooele, UT USA
84074


Museum Website: [Web Link]

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