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Teryx 4 Bulldog winch installation. ORP Long Term Project.

Teryx 4 Bulldog winch installation. ORP Long Term Project.

Kawasaki’s new Teryx 4 UTV is a great choice for rock crawling, and trail rides on more technical types of Terrain. The improved clutching system, and power steering has proven a huge improvement over the 2 seat model. With this in mind we installed a Bulldog Winch and mounting bracket on the OffRoadPress.com workhorse.The primary [...]

Trent Fabrication Shop Tour.

Trent Fabrication Shop Tour.

Long before the single trail of the first dust rises through the air of the southwestern desert, artists craft steel and iron into the fire breathing metallic monsters that tackle the toughest terrain known to man. Vertical climbs on pure granite, surviving miles of bone shattering whoops, or blasting across miles of open desert at [...]

GBC Motorsports 2012 GNCC Contingency

Anaheim, Calif. – March 5, 2012 – GBC Motorsports has released its 2012 “GBC Bucks” program for GNCC participants. The program allows riders of any level and classification to earn rewards based on top finishes in GNCC events. The GBC Bucks Awards Program rewards ATV riders who achieve racing success while using GBC Motorsports tires. [...]

The Golden Nugget Las Vegas Named Official Host Hotel for Legendary General Tire Mint 400

The Golden Nugget Las Vegas Named Official Host Hotel for Legendary General Tire Mint 400

The Golden Nugget Las Vegas Named Official Host Hotel for Legendary General Tire Mint 400 LAS VEGAS– The world-renowned General Tire Mint 400 has selected the Golden Nugget Las Vegas as the “Official Host Hotel” for the 2012 race. With over 270 pre-entries already counted, the top off-road teams in the world will compete in [...]

Yamaha Selects National Hunting and Fishing Day ATV Winner 2011 Sweepstakes Winner Receives New Grizzly 450 Auto. 4×4

CYPRESS, Calif. – February 28, 2012 – Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., the leading maker of ATV and Side-by-Side (SxS) vehicles for outdoor enthusiasts, has selected its 2011 National Hunting and Fishing (NHF) Day sweepstakes winner. As part of Yamaha’s ongoing support of NHF Day, the company will give a new Grizzly 450 Automatic 4×4 ATV [...]

Hammerking issues KOH Time penalties.

Hammerking issues KOH Time penalties.

View in a web browser For Immediate Release Official Scoring Correction Following Competition Review Board Assessment   February 23, 2012 (Lake Arrowhead, CA) – After reviewing comments from the Bureau of Land Management, Course Officials, and competitors; and with support of video coverage, the Competition Review Board (CRB) for the 2012 Griffin King of the [...]

Shannon Campbell takes Third in 2012 King of the Hammers

Shannon Campbell takes Third in 2012 King of the Hammers

Photos provided by Campbell Enterprises.   The toughest one day race in Offroad has once again put man and machine to the test.  Shannon Campbell of Team Monster Energy literally drove the tires off his car to take a 3rd place podium finish.   Shannon and the #5az Monster Energy car qualified (4:57.06) 3rd and [...]

2012 King of the Hammers to re-air Friday, Feb 17th 2012

2012 King of the Hammers to re-air Friday, Feb 17th 2012

REBROADCAST ANNOUNCEMENT   Whether you are missing the lakebed or missed the live show, Hammerking Productions will rebroadcast the 2012 King of the Hammers this Friday.   TUNE IN   WHERE:  Ultra4Racing.com/live DATE:  Friday, February 17th TIME:  8 AM   ___________________________________________________         CLICK BELOW FOR THE FOLLOWING VIDEOS: King of the Motos [...]

AMSOIL LOVELL 6TH OVERALL AT KING OF THE HAMMERS

AMSOIL LOVELL 6TH OVERALL AT KING OF THE HAMMERS

AMSOIL LOVELL 6TH OVERALL AT KING OF THE HAMMERS  BY BRAD LOVELL   Colorado Springs, CO 2/13/12 –  King of the Hammers did not disappoint this year and was bigger and better than ever. The event continues to add races, spectators, and a flurry of activity in what was truly a small city. It’s easy [...]

Torchmate’s Lincoln Experience KOH Sculpture set to be auctioned to Save the Hammers Stolen during the KOH.

                    A six-foot tall plate metal sculpture, which was to be auctioned to raise much-needed funds to help Save the Johnson Valley OHV Area, was stolen before it could go to auction. Torchmate CNC Cutting Systems and its parent company Lincoln Electric built the 250 lbs. [...]

Erik Miller, the new KING of the Hammers!

Erik Miller, the new KING of the Hammers!

Courtesy of Spidertrax.   Without a doubt, this years King of the Hammers competition was the best and most competitive race yet. Congratulations to Erik Miller, who takes home the well deserved title of King. In addition to Erik’s epic 1st place finish, a number of other Spider 9 powered teams made it into the [...]

The Crown Goes East As Erik Miller Wins the 2012 Griffin King of the Hammers

The Crown Goes East As Erik Miller Wins the 2012 Griffin King of the Hammers

The Crown Goes East As Erik Miller Wins  the 2012 Griffin King of the Hammers   February 11, 2012 (Johnson Valley, CA) – On Saturday at at 2:03 p.m., Erik Miller crossed the finish line to be crowned the 2012 King of the Hammers.  Considered the toughest one day off-road race, Miller beat out 134 [...]

John Currie Wins Everyman Challenge at King of the Hammers

John Currie Wins Everyman Challenge at King of the Hammers

  In a masterful display of driving skill, King Shocks racers John Currie and co-driver Gerald Lee won the inaugural Everyman Challenge held Sunday, Feb. 5th, 2012 at the King of the Hammers (KOH) event in Johnson Valley, Ca. Currie was competing against 18 other “stock” class competitors and also beat all 17 drivers in [...]

Million Dollar City springs up in the California Desert.

Million Dollar City springs up in the California Desert.

Means dry lakebed is now home to a multi million-dollar city of recreation vehicles, racecars, big rigs, and an assortment of OHV vehicles. The city of Hammertown which comes to life once a year in the Johnson Valley OHV area is now home to some of the top names in off road Motorsports, including Nascar’s [...]

John Currie Wins over-all at the first KOH Every Man Challenge

John Currie Wins over-all at the first KOH Every Man Challenge

The 2012 Griffin King of the Hammers continues today with the Smittybuilt Every Man Challenge (EMC).  Twenty Modified Stock, and Seventeen Stock off-road vehicles took the starting line at 8:00am at blast into the dust of the 6th running of the event that changed rock-sports. Additional races in this year’s event have extended the schedule [...]

King of Hammers is underway!

King of Hammers is underway!

The announcement of Tin Benders club patriarch “Krusty” as Grand Marshal drew a standing ovation from the drivers at the opening welcome meeting marking the official beginning of the 2012 Griffin King of the Hammers. This years course will be the longest to date, and the event increases in size with three additional races scheduled [...]

King of the Hammers co-founder set to take the green flag in the event he helped create.

King of the Hammers co-founder set to take the green flag in the event he helped create.

Jeff Knoll and partner Dave Cole scratched out an idea on a napkin 7 years ago that has blossomed into one of the biggest off-road motorsports events in the United States attracting over 20,000 spectators for the weeklong King of the Hammers event held in the California Desert near 29 palms Marine base next week.  [...]

Robby Gordon Partners with Torchmate Racing for 2012-2013 Season.

Robby Gordon Partners with Torchmate Racing for 2012-2013 Season.

Capitalizing on a 10-year relationship with Lincoln Electric, Robby Gordon Motorsports has embraced the new addition to the Lincoln family and welcomed Torchmate CNC Cutting Systems onto Planet Robby. Gordon, who has acquired the Torchmate Racing built TTB car for the upcoming Griffin King of the Hammers event, will begin testing the rebadged Speed Energy [...]

Multiplatform Co-Op Motorsports Team join forces to race the King of the Hammers 2012

Multiplatform Co-Op Motorsports Team join forces to race the King of the Hammers 2012

“Countries united to make a stronger stand at wars back in the day, why not unite Pro Drivers to make an international stand at the King of the Hammers. Iceland + USA + Mexico = The Co-Op Team” That ‘s right, Bill Bridge and Tim Vezina from the USA, Jose Manuel Ponce from Mexico, and [...]

Torchmate racing prepares for the 2012 King of the Hammers with a full schedule of activities.

Torchmate racing prepares for the 2012 King of the Hammers with a full schedule of activities.

Over the next week off-road enthusiasts from around the globe will converge on the tiny desert hamlet of Johnson Valley California. The sparsely populated community swells to over 20,000 when the annual pilgrimage of off roaders descends on Means dry lakebed for the King of the Hammers event. More than just a race, the weeklong [...]

ORBA To Host free Vendor Poker walk at the King of the Hammers February 9th, 2012

ORBA To Host free Vendor Poker walk at the King of the Hammers February 9th, 2012

The Off Road Business Association (ORBA) will host a Free Vendor Poker walk during Contingency for the 6th running of the King of the Hammers in Johnson Valley.   Five freshman members of the trade based OHV advocate group will be hosting the Poker walk. Participants may enter free of charge by visiting any one of [...]

Torchmate Racing announces unique campaign at the 2012 Griffin King of the Hammers to benefit OHV access issues.

Torchmate Racing announces unique campaign at the 2012 Griffin King of the Hammers to benefit OHV access issues.

Torchmate CNC Cutting systems, and its parent company Lincoln Electric will continue Torchmate’s history of involvement in the King of the Hammers with the introduction of “The Lincoln Experience”. The partnership of Lincoln electric welders and the Torchmate CNC cutting system presents a opportunity to explore the equipment’s full potential by offering attendees of the [...]

Nitto Tire Kicks Up Dirt at KING OF THE HAMMERS: The Ultimate Desert Race

Nitto Tire Expects Great Results at This Year’s Ultra4 Sanctioned King of the Hammers Race by Showcasing Specially Designed Trail Grappler® Race Tires and Six Sponsored Race Teams Cypress, Calif. – Jan. 17, 2011 – Nitto Tire, a leading producer of high performance tires is prepping for a big win at this year’s toughest desert [...]

Dirt Riot Kicks off Racing season in Tucson Arizona

Dirt Riot Kicks off Racing season in Tucson Arizona

PLACERVILLE, CA   JANUARY 3, 2012:  The 2012 Dirt Riot Series will kick off in Tucson, Arizona Saturday January 14th at the MC Motorsports Park.  Pre race meet and greet will be held at 4 Wheel Parts in Tucson, Arizona on Friday January 13th from 3pm to 6pm.  Dirt Riot racing is a combination of high [...]

Toyo Tires® and Kyle LeDuc Remain a Force in Short Course Off-Road Racing

Toyo Tires® and Kyle LeDuc Remain a Force in Short Course Off-Road Racing

 CYPRESS, CALIFORNIA – Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. announced today they will continue to support off-road racer, Kyle LeDuc in the Pro 4 Unlimited class of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series.  His 900-horsepower #99 Ford F-150 race truck relies on Toyo® Open Country M/T®-R tires to deliver wins.  In 2011, LeDuc finished second overall [...]

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