WEST VALLEY CITY – The “1280 The Zone” Pit Area at Rocky Mountain Raceways was packed tightly Saturday as 90 participants competed in 10 classes in RMR’s annual Utah State Oval Championship.
Even before the race, Mark Ith Jr. had his second consecutive Maverik Modified championship sewn up. Naturally, there were questions as to how hard he’d drive his No. 84 car in the feature event on the America First Credit Union Super Oval. Ith answered those questions when he immediately began working his way to the front of the pack.
Just two laps into the 50-lap race, Ith moved from his ...
Josh Herman - King of the Summer Send Off
By Jim Burton
Rocky Mountain Raceways
Josh Herman was prepared for a nice weekend at home in Pueblo. Colorado. Coming to Rocky Mountain Raceways for last month’s Summer Send Off wasn’t really a consideration.
And yet somehow the 27-year-old drag racer made it here and better still, he won here.
Racing in Super Pro, Herman cleaned up at the Summer Send Off. He picked up $2,500 for winning an Aug. 28 money bracket. He repeated the feat the next day and pocketed a cool $10,000.
He no-doubt went into the final day of competition feeling confident in ...
A Whole New World
By Jim Burton
Rocky Mountain Raceways Marketing Communications Director
Whoa, are you kidding me?
That … was … awesome!
In just two sentences, that pretty much sums up my experience in my new job as Rocky Mountain Raceways’ Marketing Communications Director. I started back in April and during the past five-plus months I feel like I’ve been baptized in nitro methane.
See, I’ve worked in the sports world for more than a quarter of a century, mostly as a journalist, covering what my new racing buddies call, “stick-and-ball” sports. From 1991 until the spring of this year I worked at the Standard-Examiner ...
The final Armor Coating Midnight Drag Bash will be Friday October 9th. Gates open at 4 pm, On Track from 6pm to Midnight.
The Main Office is open Tuesday - Friday, 9 am to 5 pm and Saturday 10 am to 4 pm.
Tires & Fuel will only be sold in the Main Office on Wednesdays and Thursdays, 9 am to 5 pm. You may purchase at the Tire Shed during events on Fridays and Saturdays.