No previous racing or track experience required!
Wide Open Wednesday (WOW) is a unique program presented by Utah Motorsports Campus that allows enthusiasts to drive their street or race-prepared car at speed on our world-class racetrack in a non-competitive environment. Autocross and WOW Plus are also available.
We are now OPEN with temporary restrictions. Please check the calendar for hours.
- Groups of 15 or more must call ahead.
- Participants who come out to UMC must not “hang out” before or after their event.
- No media/spectators are allowed at this time.
- Every person entering the facility must have their temperature taken. If you have a high temperature you will be turned away.
Please click here visit the WOW Page on Motorsports Reg to complete your WOW Registration.
4:30 pm – 5:00 pm – Check in at the Box Office
5:00 pm – Mandatory Drivers Meeting
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm – Track goes hot
|WOW Wednesday||Unlimited single-lap runs on racetrack $50|
|WOW+ Wednesday||Classroom session with instructor $80 (does not include regular WOW)|
|WOW Wednesday, WOW + Package||$100|
|WOW Weekend||Unlimited single-lap runs on racetrack $150|
|Autocross||Timed laps on our autocross course - $25|
DESCRIPTION OF THE WOW OPTIONS
WOW - Laps on Racetrack
Cars are released onto the track one at a time. This allows you to drive at whatever speed your comfort level permits, to enjoy your car’s abilities and sharpen your skills. The program is designed to keep you and everyone else safe.
NOTE: Passengers are not allowed during WOW laps.
WOW+ (plus) Classroom Session. Laps with Instructor
WOW Plus is a great opportunity to take the first step into learning more about being a race car driver OR at least optimizing your skills for a better track day experience.
WOW Plus uses the opposite track of the normal WOW
- Sessions will start on every half-hour beginning at 5:30
- Three Sessions available; 5:30 to 6pm, 6 to 6:30pm and 6:30 to 7pm
- A maximum of 10 students are allowed per session
Each session includes:
- Classroom instruction (20 min)
- On track lapping with a qualified instructor (20 min session)
You can add AUTO-X and WOW to WOW+.
WOW+, a.k.a. 'WOW Plus,' does NOT include standard WOW. You may add WOW to WOW+ during registration for an extra $30.
AUTO-X only: Timed laps on Autocross Course: Cost $25
Autocross is a timed course with lots of turns and cones and is the best way to begin finding the limits of your car and yourself.
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 are mandatory, If you do not have the proper helmet you cannot go out on 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 for WOW Wednesdays, and $50 for WOW Weekends.
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 deployable system or a roll bar with a minimum of four mounting points).
To register, head here: https://umc.motorsportreg.com/
New! WOW Karting!
This new program will take place on the same days that WOW occurs, and will allow both private and rental kart drivers to run on the UMC Kart Center’s Full Track (the only time anyone ever gets to run the Full Track).