WinterX / WinterDrift, Winter Racing at UMC

Coming Back this Winter

WinterX/WinterDrift

WinterX & WinterDrift at Utah Motorsports Campus

DRIVE YOUR STREET CAR ON THE TRACK IN THE SNOW! NO PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE REQUIRED!

WinterX is an entry-level form of motorsport that allows the opportunity of people at all levels to get on a racetrack with almost any car they have (limits on some convertibles). 

WinterX is the winter version of our Wide Open Wednesday and Wide Open Weekend programs. Cars are released one at a time on the 2.2-mile West Track. There will be no track preparation; whatever weather we’re presented with on that day is what drivers will have to deal with; snow, rain, ice, etc.

Unlike Wide Open Wednesday, there will be timing equipment set up for your reference and improvement, with two readouts available on the track: one in the pit lane and one at the finish line. Lap times will not be recorded, and no trophies or awards will be presented.

Dates for the 2020-2021 WinterX will be released later this year.

The same driver and vehicle eligibility requirements that apply Wide Open Wednesday will apply to WinterX. No previous racing or track-driving experience is required.

SCHEDULE

8:00 am – 8:30 am Check-in at UMC Box Office
8:45 am MANDATORY Drivers Meeting
9:00 am – 1:00 pm On track

Cost to run $50

HELMETS, ELIGIBLE VEHICLES, AGES (CLICK BELOW TO LEARN MORE)

Ages 16 and older:

Minimum age – 16

Driver’s license is mandatory

No passengers allowed

Helmets

Helmets are mandatory, If you do not have the proper helmet you cannot go out on the track. Car helmets (SA) must have DOT/SNELL ratings. Helmets cannot be older than 2005. Dirt bike/Motorcycle helmets (M) will not be allowed. SA standard requires a flammability test while the M standard does not.

Helmets are available for rent – $25

Eligible Vehicles

Eligible cars for the racetrack include all street-legal and race-prepared cars with a hardtop and convertibles with roll-over protection (either a factory-installed deplorable system or a roll bar with a minimum of four mounting points).

WINTERX / WINTERDRIFT NOTES

We do not record lap times

We do not distribute any types of awards

Come out, bring your friends and run in the snow on track at Utah Motorsports Campus!

WINTERDRIFT

WinterDrift has finished for this winter BUT we will have UMC Drift Days and that information can be found here.

For more information, email sarah.burgess@umcampus.com

UTAH MOTORSPORTS CAMPUS

Utah Motorsports Campus is Utah’s Largest Outdoor Event Venue and an automotive, motorcycle, and go-kart racing facility located 30 miles west of Salt Lake City in the Tooele Valley.

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