Dirt track stock car racing is alive and well, right in the middle of the Utah. Both Delta’s Millard Country Raceway and Price’s Desert Thunder Raceway host a series of stock car events beginning in April 2023 and continuing into September.
Utah Motorsports Campus, Multiple Venues, Grantsville, UT https://www.utahmotorsportscampus.com/ Bonneville Salt Flats https://www.saltflats.com/ Millard County Raceway, Dirt Oval, Delta, UT https://millardcountyraceway.com/ Millard County Fairgrounds, Rock Crawl Course, Delta, UT Desert Thunder Raceway, Dirt Oval, Price, UT https://desert-thunder-raceway.edan.io/ Diamond Mountain Speedway, Dirt Oval, Vernal, UT http://www.diamondmountain-speedway.com/ Diamond Mountain Dragway, 1/8 Mile Drag Strip, Vernal, UT https://www.buckskinhills.com/dragstrip Magic […]
I love cars and have been a distant admirer of Lotus offerings for decades. My tastes, however, outrun my budget and I haven’t had the chance to get my hands on one. Especially not in a track environment. That recently changed when I found myself rocketing around a road course in an English exotic with a gorgeous exhaust note, living the proverbial dream. After completing Utah Motorsports Campus’s (UMC’s) half-day “Lotus Driving Experience,” my “wannabe” racer status was notably upgraded.
Note: www.jchackett.com/events and utahcarczar.com/upcoming-car-shows are great sources of detailed information on car shows, cruises, and related events. Location, Event Name, Date Sandy, Utah Autorama (Car Show), Mar 3rd – 5th LINK Mesquite MX, NV, RMX Series Motocross Racing, Mar 3rd – 5th Lehi, Cars and Coffee Utah Car Meet, Mar 4th LINK Las Vegas, Pennzoil […]
Location, Event Name, Date UMC, Amateur Track Day/Wintercross, Feb 4th UMC, Salt Lake Drift, Feb 11th UMC, Amateur Track Day/Wintercross, Feb 11th UMC, The School of Opposite Lock (Drift School), Feb 25th LINK UMC = Utah Motorsports Campus near Grantsville, Utah
Rick Bairett, 14 Feb 2023 When the Subaru BRZ hit the US market, with its Scion FR-S (later Toyota 86) twin, I was way impressed. It hit most of the right notes for a sports car: a tossable two-door coupe with captivating lines and manual transmission, and it didn’t cost a fortune. I was so […]