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Racetracks Near Bloomfield, NJ

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Racetracks and Racing Opportunities Near Bloomfield, NJ

Located north of Newark and due west of Manhattan, Bloomfield, New Jersey is home to Universal Technical Institute’s (UTI) newest campus. UTI Bloomfield trains both Auto and Diesel students and also offers the Ford Accelerated Credential Training (FACT) program for those who want to advance their training.

Many students are pleasantly surprised when they learn about the Bloomfield campus’ proximity to local racing venues. There are quite a few different types of tracks located within a short driving distance from campus. Whether it’s on a weeknight, a weekend or perhaps over a longer break from school, UTI encourages students to check them out, and perhaps even participate in some of the local racing action!

Follow along as we share a list of race tracks and racing opportunities near Bloomfield, NJ:

Go Kart Racing

Interested in getting involved with racing, but don’t want to make the significant investment required to build a racecar? Indoor electric go kart racing might be right up your alley. RPM Raceway hosts daily go kart racing—and things can get competitive. Located just 22 miles southwest of UTI Bloomfield, it’s a great way to spend some time when school isn’t in session.

Drag Racing

Maple Grove Raceway may be a bit closer to UTI’s campus in Exton, PA, but if you’re up for the drive, it’s worth checking out. We’ve known of many die-hard drag racing fans who regularly drive more than a few hours to get to a great track, and if that sounds like you, Maple Grove should be on your short list. From April through October, at least eight monthly events are held at the track including street legal drag racing and car shows.

Another classic track for drag racing fans is Atco Dragway. Located about two hours south of campus, Atco hosts events all summer long on its quarter-mile dragstrip. Dragsters, street legal cars and even motorcycles are welcome on this track.

Island Dragway is located about 50 miles west of UTI Bloomfield. Funny cars, street legal, motorcycle and more are all welcome on this quarter mile dragstrip. Be sure to check it out all summer long.

Other Race Tracks

Englishtown, NJ is about 50 miles south of campus and is home to Old Bridge Township Raceway Park. Whatever type of racing you prefer, this track has you covered. Motocross, drag racing, road course, go kart, autocross and more can be found at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park. It’s definitely worth the drive!

Pocono Raceway, also known as ‘The Tricky Triangle,’ is your destination if you like to watch NASCAR and IndyCar live and in-person. Head west for about an hour and a half, and you will find yourself in Long Pond, PA, home of this legendary 2.5-mile track configured in a triangle.

That concludes our list of race tracks and racing opportunities near Bloomfield, NJ! To learn more about UTI Bloomfield, visit our campus page and request information to get in touch with one of our admissions representatives today.

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