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World Finals Bonneville Salt Flats

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Bonneville Speedway

The Southern California Timing Association and Bonneville Nationals Inc. organize this World Final event which attracts several hundred drivers who compete to set highest speed in a range of categories.

Bonneville Speedway is an area of the Bonneville Salt Flats near Wendover, Utah, that is marked out for motor sports. It is particularly noted as the venue for numerous land speed records. The salt flats were first used for motor sports in 1912, but didn’t become truly popular until the 1930s when Ab Jenkins and Sir Malcolm Campbell competed to set land speed records.

September 28–October 1, 2021
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Halloween Havoc Demolition Derby
October 2, 2021,  6:30 pm
Golden Spike Event Center, Ogden

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Day of “Wreck” oning Demolition Derby
September (2nd Week) Annually
Utah State Fair Event
Utah State Fairgrounds, Salt Lake

August

Wasatch County Fair & Rodeo
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Wasatch County Event Complex
415 Southfield Rd, Heber City

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Deseret Peak Complex
2930 UT-112, Grantsville

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Weber County Fairgrounds
1181 Fairgrounds Dr, Ogden

Carbon County Demolition Derby
August (2nd Week) Annually 
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August (4th Week) Annually
Bear Lake County Fairgrounds
Montpelier, ID

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August (4th Week) Annually
Beaver County Fair Grounds
1400 UT-21, Minersville

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Iron County Fairgrounds, Parowan

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24th of July Week Annually
Kamas, Utah

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January

Monster Jam Arena Tour 3
January 7-9, 2022,  7 pm
Vivint Arena, Salt Lake

September

Monster Truck Rally  
September (2nd Week) Annually
West Jordan Rodeo Arena

Monster Truck Insanity Tour  
September 19, 2021, 6 pm
Utah State Fair
Utah State Fairgrounds, Salt Lake

August

Utah County Fair  
August (1st Week) Annually
Spanish Fork Fairgrounds

Bluffdale Old West Days  
August (2nd Week) Annually
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Monster Truck Thunder
August (3rd Week) Annually
Washington County Legacy Park
5500 West 700 South, Hurricane

July

Monster Truck Insanity Tour
July (2nd Week) Annually
Tooele

June

Monster Truck Insanity Tour  
June (1st Week) Annually
Manti

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Utah Bonneville Salt Flats

The Bonneville Salt Flats is a densely packed salt pan in northwestern Utah that is a remnant of the Pleistocene Lake Bonneville. It is the largest of many salt flats located west of the Great Salt Lake, is public land managed by the Bureau of Land Management, and is known for land speed records at the “Bonneville Speedway”.

The area was named after Benjamin Bonneville, a U.S. Army officer who explored the Intermountain West in the 1830s. In 1907 Bill Rishel and two local businessmen tested the suitability of the salt for driving on by taking a Pierce-Arrow onto the surface of the flats. A railway line across the Bonneville Salt Flats was completed in 1910, marking the first permanent crossing. The first land speed record was in 1914 by Teddy Tetzlaff.

Bonneville Salt Flats Utah Clouds

Movies filmed at the salt flats include portions of Warlock, Independence Day, SLC Punk, Cremaster 2 from Cremaster Cycle, The Brown Bunny, The World’s Fastest Indian, Gerry, and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End. In addition, the Pontiac Bonneville, former flagship sedan of the Pontiac motor division, the Triumph Bonneville motorcycle, and the Bonneville International media company, are named after the salt flats.*

Bonneville Speedway

Bonneville Speedway is an area of the Bonneville Salt Flats near Wendover, Utah, that is marked out for motorsports. It is particularly noted as the venue for numerous land speed records. The salt flats were first used for motorsports in 1912 but didn’t become truly popular until the 1930s when Ab Jenkins and Sir Malcolm Campbell competed to set land speed records.*
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Events & Meetings

In August, the Southern California Timing Association and Bonneville Nationals Inc. organize SpeedWeek, the largest meet of the year, which attracts several hundred drivers who compete to set the highest speed in a range of categories.

In late August, the BUB Motorcycle Speed Trials are held.

In September each year is the World of Speed, (similar to Speedweek) organized by the Utah Salt Flats Racing Association. The USFRA also meets on the first Wednesday of each month throughout the summer.

In October, the Southern California Timing Association puts on World Finals, a scaled-down version of SpeedWeek.

Each year, there are usually a few private meets that are not publicized scattered between the larger public meets.*

Utah Motorsports Campus

Miller Motorsport Park 3

Auto Racing Utah Track

  • Go-Karts
  • Track Day Circus
  • Amateur Track Days
  • SpeedTour Festival
  • Roll Racing

Utah Motorsports Campus, formally Miller Motorsports Park is a state-of-the-art road racing facility for automobiles, motorcycles and go-karts located just 35 minutes from downtown Salt Lake City in Tooele, Utah. It is considered the finest facility of its type in North America. Opened in 2006, Miller Motorsports Park hosts many of the world’s most significant racing series, including the American Le Mans Series, Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series, NASCAR Grand National West Series, AMA Superbike Championship and, new for 2008, the FIM SUPERBIKE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, one of the top three racing series in the world.

In addition to the professional racing series that visit UMC, the track also has its own locally-based racing series for road racing cars and motorcycles, Supermoto motorcycles and karts (with competitor’s ages ranging from five to 65 years old). There is racing taking place almost every weekend between April and October.

Utah Motorsports Campus
2901 N. Sheep Lane Tooele, UT 84074
(435) 277-8000

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