Before Thursday, Travis did not know about the room dedicated to him or any of the racing paraphernalia. It was great to be there to see the look on his face when opened the door and saw the surprise.
WEST VALLEY CITY ‒ Supersize it.
Rocky Mountain Raceways will look to go big on Saturday when it welcomes the annual Big Rig Shootout to the America First Credit Union Super Oval.
The Big Rig Shootout is just as the name suggests. It’s big, thundering semi trucks decked out for the racetrack instead of the open road, battling it out with other ground-pounding se
It’s definitely not your average oval race, it’s supersized.
These big boys will be on display Saturday night at RMR as part of an exciting night of racing that will also include K1 Speed Super Stocks, Jr. Stingers, Tucker Towing Double-Deckers and Pro Race Trucks running a 75-lap showdown presented by Sharp Transportation.
Gates open at 4 p.m., with qualifying set for 5 p.m. and heat races at 6 p.m. The main events will get underway at approximately 7:15 p.m.
WEST VALLEY CITY ‒ After its 2016 season opener was rained out last weekend, Rocky Mountain Raceways will look to fire up even more action this Friday and Saturday with racing planned for all three of its tracks.
The feature event of the weekend will take place Saturday on the America First Credit Union Super Oval with an Oval Racing Series event. That’s when RMR will debut its new Shoqwave Late Model racing class. In addition, University Federal Credit Union Sprint Cars will be in action along with Midgets, Sommers Auto Wrecking Hornets and the always-exciting Brandon Park Roofing Figure 8 Trains.
Gates will open at 4 p.m. Saturday, followed by qualifying at 5 p.m., heat races at 6 p.m. and then it’s on to the main events, which are slated to begin at approximately 7 p.m.
On Friday, RMR will kick off its drag racing season with a Summit ET Series event on the Young Kia Drag Strip. Gates will open at 2:30 p.m., with racers slated to be on the track at 4:30 p.m.
Also on Friday, RMR’s newly remodeled motocross track will roar to life for its second MX race of the season.
Gates for that event will open at 3 p.m., with riders on the track at 5 p.m. The racing will begin at 6:15 p.m.
As if that schedule isn’t busy enough, there are also three youth events in store this week;
Beginning Thursday at 5 p.m. there is an Edge Powersports Mini MX Series race on the Motocross Track then on Friday at 7 p.m. there will be a Quarter Midget race on the America First Credit Union Super Oval. And on Saturday, beginning at 9 a.m., there will be a Jr. Drag Racing Series event on the Young Kia Drag Strip.
Beginning Friday at 7 p.m. there will be a Quarter Midget race on the America First Credit Union Super Oval. And on Saturday, beginning at 9 a.m., there will be a Jr. Drag Racing Series event on the Young Kia Drag Strip.