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Glamis North Tour

Glamis North Tour

The long stretch of desert highway 111 that stretches between the Salton Sea and Highway 10 seems a forgotten route of travel into a land of broken dreams. For those of us that travel south of the border into Baja California, the dilapidated cinderblock buildings, and wasteland of desert that reaches the east banks of […]

Larry Jacinto Racing returns to race the legendary Mint 400

Larry Jacinto Racing returns to race the legendary Mint 400

Las Vegas, NV On hiatus since 2010, Jacinto Racing was like many who could not resist the call to race the Mint 400. The Mint is legendary for both its pre-race festivities held in downtown Las Vegas on Fremont Street and the brutality that the Nevada desert dishes out on race day. It’s a true […]

Nick Nelson strikes quickly at Mint 400

Nick Nelson strikes quickly at Mint 400

story: Mike Ingalsbee.  photos: Kelly StClair/Mikes Race Photo.com Ultra4 racers (Bitd class 4400) tried their luck in the desert outside Las Vegas, Nevada at the Mint 400 off-road race. The Mint 400 is legendary in off-road racing circles; known for its pre-race festivities on Fremont Street and the punishing terrain it traverses. The 2012 Mint […]

Funco Motorsports' Chad George Partners with Discount Tire & Traxxas

Funco Motorsports’ Chad George Partners with Discount Tire & Traxxas

Rialto, CA (March 26, 2011) – Funco Motorsports’ driver, Chad George, will campaign new colors this racing season in the #42 Discount Tire / Traxxas / Yokohama Pro-Lite Unlimited; and will debut this weekend at Firebird Raceway in Chandler, Arizona for the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series (LOORRS) opener. Chad’s teammate & cousin, Garrett George, will round-out the short-course duties while […]

National OHV Lobby Days a success.

National OHV Lobby Days a success.

Last week OffRoadPress.com with the help of SXSPerformance.com and the Off-Road Business Association (ORBA) participated in the National OHV Lobby Days.  The event promoted by the California Motorized Recreation Council (CMRC) focused on stopping the 29 Palms Marine Base expansions into Johnson Valley OHV area.  OHV enthusiasts from around the country were tasked with visiting […]

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 […]

OffRoadPress.com OHV Lobby Days Tool box.

OffRoadPress.com OHV Lobby Days Tool box.

With only days left until the national OHV Lobby Days, OffRoadPress.com has teamed up with ORBA, The Off Road Business Association to give you the tools you need to educate Legislators about the 29 Palms Marine Base expansion. Thanks to Hammerking Productions for providing Will Wisman’s amazing photos to demonstrate the sheer size of KOH. […]

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 […]

Save the Hammers NOW!

Save the Hammers NOW!

Our friends over at RubiconScat put together this video talking about the Johnson Valley OHV area and the Hammers.  Take 2 minutes and watch it and do your part to get involved!   For more information you can visit www.savethehammers.org    

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 […]

 AGM-Jimco X6 SCORE Trophy Truck: The “washboards” await!

AGM-Jimco X6 SCORE Trophy Truck: The “washboards” await!

San Felipe 250: Armin Schwarz and All German Motorsports are getting ready to contest round two of this year’s US SCORE Championship – Live-Ticker on www.armin-schwarz.com   San Felipe (MEX), 4 March 2012. The AGM-Jimco X6 SCORE Trophy Truck revs up again: Next weekend (9 to 11 March) Armin Schwarz and All German Motorsports tackle […]

JT Taylor Starts 6th Consecutive King of the Hammers

JT Taylor Starts 6th Consecutive King of the Hammers

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO    FEBRUARY 15, 2012  –  JT Taylor set forth on his 6th King of the Hammers adventure last week in the same car that he has driven for 5 of those years.  After a high speed tumble during pre-running, the team thrashed to get the car back on all four in time for […]

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 […]

Secretary Salazar Confirms Costs of ESA Litigation & Settlements are Unknown

Secretary Salazar Confirms Costs of ESA Litigation & Settlements are Unknown

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today during a Full Committee hearing on the President’s FY 2013 budget, Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar agreed that reforms to the Endangered Species Act (ESA) are needed to make it less lawsuit driven and admitted that he doesn’t currently know how much the Department spends on ESA-related litigation costs.  The […]

National OHV Lobby Days March 14th-15th

National OHV Lobby Days March 14th-15th The most powerful voice comes from you. Join your fellow OHV enthusiasts from across the country, and call for a meeting with your local congressmen to educate him or her on the 29 Palms Marine Base expansions and why we need to save this unique OHV area. Congress will […]

2012 King of the Hammers Everyman Challenge Photo Gallery

2012 King of the Hammers Everyman Challenge Photo Gallery

This year was the first running of the Everyman Challenge allowing people to compete competitively in a production based vehicle.  The race consisted of two classes.  Stock and StockMod.  The major difference between the classes were the tire sizes allowed.  Stock allowed you to run up to a 35″ tire and mod allowed you to […]

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 […]

KOH Qualifying proves a challenge for past Kings!

KOH Qualifying proves a challenge for past Kings!

The violence of 600 Horsepower rang through the canyon walls of Chocolate Thunder like the trumpets of Jericho as Tom Wayes assaulted the “Gate Keeper” that now resembles a sand embedded wall of rock blocking access to the trail beyond. The Griffin King of the Hammers Happy Hour pitted the best in Ultra4 racing in […]

KOH Home of Heartbreak, and Glory.

KOH Home of Heartbreak, and Glory.

For John Currie and Larry McRae King of the Hammers has so far been an experience that brings with it pats on the back, and hand shakes of congratulations. Both men have a win under their belts from last Sundays Smittybuilt Every Man Challenge; the first race of the weeklong event in Johnson Valley California. […]

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 […]

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