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Utah Off-Road Racing

Utah Off-Road Racing

There are few better places on Earth for off-road racing enthusiasts than Utah, and there are few better places in Utah for off-road racing enthusiasts than Utah Motorsport Campus!

If you’re into watching high-powered off-road racers or driving them, UMC is the place to be. We host the best off-road short-course racing series in the world, the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series, with classes ranging from kids’ buggies to 900-hp, fire-breathing, four-wheel-drive trucks on our Off Road Short Course. This year, they’ll be here over the weekend of August 25-26, so make your plans. This is one of our most popular events; one visit, and you’ll know why!

If you want to drive in off-road races in Utah, UMC is the home of the Lucas Oil Regional Off-Road Racing Series. This year they have a four-race schedule, with Rounds 1 and 2 on June 2-3, Round 3 on July 7 and Round 4 on August 18. For more info, visit the series’ website by clicking here. It’s perfect for beginners, so come on out and join in on the fun; the series would love to have you!

Utah Rock Crawling Course

UMC also has, as part of its 511-acre campus, a rock-crawling course onsite. This venue has been used for professional rock-crawling events in the past, and is available for rent to off-roaders seeking a challenge or as a place to test out off-road components. Info/reservations: Call 801-597-3103.

Utah Go Karting

If you have a group who is into off-roading, the UMC Kart Center has a fleet of Polaris Ace 570 UTVs that can be rented for corporate or group events. We will put your group on our Off Road Short Course for the off-road experience of a lifetime! Info/reservations: Call 801-597-3103.

No matter where your interests lie, if you’re a Utah off-road racing enthusiast, UMC has a way to put a smile on your face. Grab your fam and friends, and get out here! We’ll see you at the races!