Forty Years of Street News….Mountain West Street News Picnic Celebrates Its Very Existence.

​ Forty years ago there was a need in the automotive universe in Utah and surrounding states to inform fellow street rodders, racers and other car hobbyists of the happenings within the culture. Because of this Mountain West Street News was born. Beginning in 1979 as a simple newsletter style publication Mountain West Street News is today a seventy...
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Main Street Cruise Parade…The End of an Era?

​ The news that came out on social media last week regarding the Cache Valley Cruise-In's popular Main Street Cruise Parade in Logan, Utah is disheartening and sadly a product of our modern times. For those left unaware the Cache Valley Cruising Association, the host club who organizes the three day automotive event, will be hit with a $10,000 bill...
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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

​ 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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