My name is Jay Horrocks Jr. I have been involved in the hobby since I was placed on this earth. I attend car shows and go on road trips with one of my classics and like to write about my experiences with them...and there have been many over the years! I hope you enjoy them...Read on! Cheers.

Grin and Barrett-Jackson: Recollections of Sin City

​ A new year is finally here and I hope it is treating everyone well. I already know of a lot of things that are either planned or are already in the works in the world of cruising, car shows, street rodding or whatever you choose to call it. It's late February and we will be prowling the streets in our rides soon enough…and not a moment too soon I...
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Racer’s Lament: The Demise of Rocky Mountain Raceway

Looking towards the western horizon standing 3/4 track on the drag strip at Rocky Mountain Raceway. October, 2018.
​ If one heads west on Utah 201 just before the freeway becomes a divided highway sits to the south Rocky Mountain Raceway. For over two decades this monolith of Utah racing activity hosted a variety of oval, drag and motorcross events over its run. If you factor in Bonneville Raceway, RMR's predecessor which began operations on the same ground in ...
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Delta Car Show: A Utah West Desert Tradition

​ Old traditions die hard. Now this can be a blessing or a curse depending on a person's interpretation. In this case a blessing it is as the Delta Car Show has been a Millard County tradition as well as a personal tradition for this individual scrawling these words for many years now. Its origins began over thirty years ago when local car enthusia...
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Memories of Wendover Raceway: “Tachin’ It Up Before Shuttin’ It Down.”

A five-window deuce coupe boils the hides at Wendover Raceway in 2005.
​ Every August for several decades many speed seekers and spectators converge on the twin cities of Wendover, Utah and West Wendover, Nevada. They come from near and far to attend the world renowned spectacle of speed known the world over as Speed Week at the Bonneville Salt Flats. Its broad expanse stretches for several miles, brings in thousands ...
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Bear Lake Car Show – Summer Cool a Rock Skip Over The Utah Border

​ As much as summer is my favorite time of year it's nice to take a trek north of home and let those summer temperatures drop a few degrees. That's what I did the second weekend of July.The Bear Lake Valley is divided by two states but the big lake in the middle of the whole thing brings folks from all over to enjoy the water and to relax in its ex...
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