UTAH MOTOR NEWS  Performance, Motorsports and Automotive News and Events for Utah and the Surrounding Area.

Revitalizing Supermodifieds: Bryan Shafer Racing

Revitalizing Supermodifieds: Bryan Shafer Racing

By: Rick Bairett You may already know that Bryan Shafer is a Utah motorsports legend. Other than aircraft, he has raced “pretty much everything with a motor.” Yes, that includes motorcycles, boats, and many kinds of four-wheeled vehicles in various environments....
Utah Contenders in the Open Wheel Showdown

Utah Contenders in the Open Wheel Showdown

Updated Nov 23rd, 2023. If you are missing the thrill of the track since Utah’s racing season wound down, there’s still a chance to see some of the state’s best drivers compete in Las Vegas.  The Riskon360! Open Wheel Showdown takes place December 1st...
December 2023 Utah Motor Events

December 2023 Utah Motor Events

December 2023 motorsports & automotive events for Utah and the surrounding area. Notes:  (1) Not much appears to be happening in Utah in the Motorsports world with both racing and cars shows winding down for the season. If you are aware of (non-recurring)...
A 12-Year Old Racing Champion—AJ Luttmer

A 12-Year Old Racing Champion—AJ Luttmer

By: Rick Bairett Recently I’ve written about a handful of Utah teenagers going head-to-head with experienced adults in various motorsports. It’s not unheard of for those teenagers to come out on top of their events or even to win championships.  Still, I was surprised...
Diamond Mountain Speedway 2023 Finale

Diamond Mountain Speedway 2023 Finale

By: Rick Bairett The final race of the year at Vernal’s Diamond Mountain Speedway took place on Saturday, September 23rd. It was my first exposure to dirt-track stock car racing, and I wasn’t disappointed.  The racing was fun to watch and highly competitive, the...
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