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  1. Empire Hill Climb winner Daniel Milewski plans to defend title in 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | AutoWeek

    Daniel Milewski is not only a two-time winner of the Empire Hill Climb, he's a big fan of the vibe he gets from the racers and the event sanctioned by the Detroit Region Sports Car Club of America. Milewski, a General Motors software calibration technician from Fowlerville, Michigan, took top honors with a time of 20.462 seconds in Empire, Mich., on Saturday -- one day after celebrating his 27th birthday.

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  2. Beware turn 3: What it's like to wheel a Global Mazda MX-5 Cup car at the 2018 Empire Hill ClimbRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AutoWeek

    You've read all about who drove at the 2018 Empire Hill Climb, held on Saturday, Sept. 15, in Empire, Michigan, and you're all caught up on which records fell and who ran what time .

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  3. All of the photos from the 2018 Empire Hill Climb presented by AutoweekRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AutoWeek

    More than 40 cars went up the hill in Empire, Michigan, last weekend and each of the four classes posted hot times on the half-mile, seven-turn, tree-lined course. The hottest time, of course, was set by pro Peter Cunningham, but the mortal-man record was broken, too, by Daniel Milewski in his Chevrolet Corvette.

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  4. The Empire Hill Climb Revival From Shunpikers JournalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | The Auto Channel

    EMPIRE HILL CLIMB Screaming in the Forrest Presented by AutoWeek Sanctioned by the Sports Car Club of America, Detroit Region The sleepy little Lake Michigan village of Empire comes alive in the middle of September as its three-block main street becomes the paddock for an unusual day of racing the Empire Hill Climb, a modern interpretation of the early days of motor racing. In the early 20th century enthusiasts of the then-novel automobile found creative ways of competing and testing these thrilling new machines, one of the most popular being the "hill climb."

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  5. How to hillclimb: Everything you need to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | AutoWeek

    If you've been reading our coverage of the upcoming Empire Hill Climb this Saturday, or our stories on Pikes Peak , you may have wondered what it takes to participate in a hillclimb. For the uninitiated, a hillclimb is one of the oldest forms of motorsport.

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  6. Turn by turn: Take a guided tour up the Empire Hill Climb courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | AutoWeek

    It's hill climb week, baby! In case you haven't noticed, Autoweek is the presenting sponsor for the fifth edition of the Empire Hill Climb Revival in Empire, Michigan . We hope you'll be able to join us on Saturday, Sept.

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  7. Fan guide: 2018 Empire Hill ClimbRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | AutoWeek

    No worries: Empire -- a village of fewer than 400 residents -- and presenting Hill Climb presenting sponsor Autoweek will be glad to welcome you to a day of fast fun. Here's a few things to know before you go: The event: The field of 40 entrants -- class racing, including a vintage class -- begin timed runs up the hill at 10 a.m., and the event wraps up at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept.

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  8. Learn a bit about the a surprisingly long rich history of the hill climbRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | AutoWeek

    ... doesn't make it any less of a good time, which is why we're proud to act as presenting sponsor for the 2018 Empire Hill Climb in Empire, Michigan . We've been sharing information about the event in the lead up to the big day (that's Saturday, Sept. ...

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  9. Check out all the cars and competitors headed to the 2018 Empire Hill ClimbRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | AutoWeek

    After a class win at Pikes Peak, Peter Cunningham will be taking on the hill in an Acura TLX GT. Think he can handle it? Next Gallery: Dueling Concours Dueling Palaces as Salon Prive and Concours of Elegance take place on the same weekend 65 miles apart near London>> Next Gallery: Dueling Concours Dueling Palaces as Salon Prive and Concours of Elegance take place on the same weekend 65 miles apart near London With the 2018 Empire Hill Climb just around the corner, we've got a clear look at the event's 40 confirmed entrants -- and from a 1964 Porsche 356 SC to a 2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo stock car to an Acura TLX GT Pikes Peak contender, it's shaping up to be an incredible range of cool cars and dedicated drivers.

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  10. Come see the 2018 Empire Hill Climb with AutoweekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 | AutoWeek

    The 2018 Empire Hill Climb goes off Sept. 15 in coastal Northern Michigan, and Autoweek will be there in force as the presenting sponsor.

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  11. Come see Autoweek at the 2018 Empire Hill ClimbRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 28 | AutoWeek

    The 2018 Empire Hill Climb goes off Sept. 15 in coastal Northern Michigan, and Autoweek will be there in force as the presenting sponsor.

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  12. Wesley McClainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 27 | Paulding Progress

    ... on their proving grounds near Chelsea. In 1961, he purchased and moved his family to Golden Valley Ranch near Empire, Mich., where he and his family raised and trained horses, gave trail rides, boarded horses for local and summer clients, and held ...

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  13. Michigan man sentenced to time served in stun gun caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | WHMI-FM Howell

    ... Judge Thomas Power says Minore didn't display or point the guns at anyone. The robberies occurred in 2015 and 2016 in Empire and Lake Ann, near Traverse City. Authorities alleged Minore distracted police with phony reports of crimes, including a ...

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  14. M-72 resurfacing in Leelanau County starts MondayRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2018 | State of Michigan

    PROJECT: The Michigan Department of Transportation will invest $1 million to resurface 8.5 miles of M-72 from M-22 in Empire to County Road 669.

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  15. Watch this 900-hp Nissan GT-R rip at the Simola HillclimbRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2018 | AutoWeek

    ... the first to ... If this looks like something you'd like to check out and you live in the Midwest, come check out the Empire Hill Climb Revival on Saturday, Sept. 15. The Empire Hill Climb Revival is held annually in the town of Empire , Michigan. ...

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  16. Man who faced robbery charges convicted in stun gun caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | WHMI-FM Howell

    ... charges stick. He faces up to four years in prison when sentenced Aug. 10. The robberies occurred in 2015 and 2016 in Empire and Lake Ann, small towns west of Traverse City. Authorities alleged that Minore distracted police with phony reports of ...

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  17. Eagle flies free in MesickRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | Northern Michigan News

    ... out," said Rebecca Lessard, founder and director of Wings of Wonder, a raptor sanctuary and rehabilitation center in Empire. The bald eagle got its way Tuesday evening in Mesick. He was released in front of a crowd of about 150, a volunteer ...

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  18. Grocer's Daughter Chocolate moving to a new location on M-22Read the original story

    May 1, 2018 | MLive.com

    Since its opening in 2004, Grocer's Daughter Chocolate has become practically synonymous with its cheerful green shop sitting along M-22 in Empire, smack in the middle of Sleeping Bear Dunes. This summer, the boutique chocolatier will move its delicious operations to a new home in Empire -- and yes, its signature green exterior shade will come, too.

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  19. Go green: Where to celebrate asparagus season in MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    ... but I'm not sure that it's not true," the bemused farmer said. Located along Lake Michigan, Leelanau County, home to Empire, and Oceana County, about 100 miles to the south, are both known to Chicagoans for their miles of towering dunes. Their sandy ...

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  20. Frances PassmoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | Northern Michigan News

    ... mass readings. Mrs. Passmore is survived by her son, Kenneth Passmore of Cadillac; son-in-law, Jeff Chalup of Empire; grandchildren: Amy (Jason) Chalup- Hagan of Nashville, TN, Matthew (Jamie) Chalup of Omaha, NE, Paul (Morgan) Chalup of Empire, ...

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