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Quale Impressive in First Half Of RMCS Season; Looking for First RMR Win
Local Favorites Hardy and Sharp Hope to Upstage Championship Hopeful This Weekend

BOISE, ID (July 6, 2012)- The CarbonX Rocky Mountain Challenge Series returns this weekend to Rocky Mountain Raceways located West of Salt Lake City, UT for the third of four series visits this season. In two races this season at the high-banked ultra-fast 3/8-mile paved oval, Lynn Hardy and John Nesmithrmr logo have split victories, but Saturday night temperatures will be well over 100 degrees testing even the most seasoned veteran.

Saturday night, the popular Late Model tour returns to RMR for their 30th series event and Hardy is focused backing up his victory in May. But Hardy will need to contend with championship contender John Nesmith who is enjoying his finest season on the tour sitting third in the point standings after five races. Continue reading

#20    Jasen Skyberg            213             2011 Champion
#2      Bob Bachman            199               4 time Champion
#70    Dean Waltman           162              5 time Champion
#17    Kevin Detweiler          124              2011 Rookie Of the year
#58    Bruce Gillogly             120
#9      Andy Graybeal             76
#59    Dick Sola                    70                77 years old
#5      Mike Ortiz                   69                Home town Salt lake
#14    Dave Skyberg              49               Ford powered roadster
#47    Rex Reeve                   33
#66    Steve Waswick             32
#11    Dean Bachman             29              16 years old Rookie
#42    Steve Howell                27               Rookie
#22    Pat Young                    22
#62    Kevin Chipman           18

The UMFA is pleased to announce Cars and Conversation, an exciting event featuring America’s best-known car enthusiast and host of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. On July 14 at 8 pm,  Jay Leno will take the stage of Kingsbury Hall with Ken Gross, guest curator of Speed: The Art of the Performance Automobile, for a lively discussion about everything auto. Jay and Ken will exchange great car discovery stories, talk about Jay’s lifetime involvement with cars, and discuss his many automotive adventures as a pace car driver. Cars and Conversation will conclude with an interactive question and answer session with the audience. For more information go to www.speedumfa.com