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Rocky Mountain Raceways is proud to announce the Young Automotive Group is growing! 

The Young Automotive Group once again expanded its business reach with the purchase of Ensign Honda Toyota in Logan, Utah on November 1, 2013. The dealership will now be Young Toyota Honda.

Mike Capron will be Young Toyota Honda’s new General Manager. Capron has been with the Young Automotive Group for 24 years. Before coming to Young Toyota Honda, Capron successfully managed the opening of Young Subaru, which was previously Ogden Subaru, in 2011.

While at Young Subaru, Capron was actively involved with the community, including partnerships with Utah State University, Weber School Foundation, and South Ogden City.

“I look forward to moving to Logan and becoming a part of the vibrant culture. In addition to providing quality products and service, I believe our business will support the community and foster its growth,” says Capron.

“We are looking forward to serving the Cache Valley community and becoming involved in the growth of this beautiful area.  We welcome the Ensign employees into the Young Automotive Family and look forward to our future in developing a top-grade team,” says Spencer Young Jr., President of the Young Automotive Group.

The Young Automotive Group has an extensive history in northern Utah that started with Olsen Oldsmobile Chevrolet in Morgan, Utah in 1924. “The Young Automotive Group and I are excited to add the Toyota and Honda franchises to our family dealership group. We have been working on this for almost a year and are very excited about the Logan market and becoming involved with the community, citizens, and students there,” says Spencer Young Sr., Owner of the Young Automotive Group. Continue reading

Joe's Trophies and Gifts ChampionCorner-Tyler Whetstone

Joe's Trophies and Gifts ChampionCorner-Tyler Whetstone

Joe’s Trophies and Gift’s Champion’s Corner

Name: Tyler Whetstone

Class: Maverik Modifieds

Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT

Sponsors: Certified Automotive, United Fence, Victor’s Tires 

What are your thoughts on the 2013 season?

Overall, I thought the 2013 season went pretty good. I saw some positive things done with the officiating. For example, it seemed like when the rules were blatantly broken, there was a penalty enforced this year, which in years past there has been lack of enforcement. On the other hand, I feel like there was a lack of tech before and after the races, which I believe was noticed by the racers. It was also nice to see the crowd attendance up for 2013, but I feel like the car counts were down.

What was the highlight of your 2013 racing season?

Obviously besides winning the championship, the highlight of my season was capturing fast time for qualifying 6 times.

Did any one event or person change the outcome of your season?

Not Really. I believe the outcome of the season was due to consistency, patience, a knowledgeable and dedicated crew, and racers luck.

What will you be doing in the off season?

Trying to find something to do! There’s no racing, and it’s too cold to go camping. . . So I will probably tinker on the car and watch football.

What do you hope to accomplish next season?

I would like to defend my championship. But mainly just come out and try to win races and have fun doing it.

Special Thanks to: 

I would like to thank my dad (Keith Whetstone), my friend and crew guy (Anselmo Castro), my mom (Pam Ludwig), my lucky charm (Amy Luttmer), and my biggest fan and daughter (Rylie Rae Whetstone). Also I would like to thank Certified Automotive, United Fence, Victor Tires, Crazy Car Ads, and Creative Resource and Design

QUICK STATS

00 Tyler Whetstone Points- 990 Quick Time-6  Wins- 0 Top 5-10 Top 10-12
Steadman's Bike Winner
Steadman's Bike Winner
Congratulations to Brian Penrod! He won the Yamaha YZ85 from Steadman’s.

We want to say thank you to all of the supporters who purchased a raffle ticket for the Utah Motorsports Foundation fundraiser! Brian Penrod was the lucky winner of a new Yamaha YZ85, $500 in gear from Steadman’s, and a 2014 RMR Membership.

The Utah Motorsports Foundation offers assistance and financial relief to the Motorsports Community Families, when the need arises.Through terminal illness, accident or related family tragedies. The Utah Motorsports Foundation will be hosting their 15th Annual Night Out and Benefit Auction on November 16, 2013 at Club 90.

Utah Motorsports Foundation and Steadman's Bike Giveaway
The lucky winner was selected on Saturday, October 12 during the Ulimate Moto Challenge.