Monthly Archives: June 2011

Salt Lake City mayor Ralph Becker declares Friday, June 17 to be ‘Salt Lake Nitro Jam Day’

Utah’s biggest drag race to get underway this Friday and Saturday at RMR

In anticipation of one of the largest motorsports events in the state of Utah this Friday and Saturday, Salt Lake City mayor Ralph Becker has officially declared that Friday, June 17 will be “Salt Lake Nitro Jam Day” in the city in advance of the Salt Lake Nitro Jam presented by NAPA Auto Parts this weekend at Rocky Mountain Raceways. (more…)

Hall is Ready for Nitro Jam’s Return

Reigning world champion and Utah native Hall ready for Nitro Jam’s return to home state

When the International Hot Rod Association first traveled to Salt Lake City in the spring of 2010 with its Nitro Jam professional drag racing series, Chris Hall was just another racer.

Sure he was well known among the local contingent of Utah competitors for his abilities on the track, but to everyone else, he was just another car on the path to victory.

It is safe to say that is no longer the case anymore. (more…)