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Tag: "Jeff Knoll"

Exploring the Rubicon Trail for the First Time in a Kawasaki Teryx4

Exploring the Rubicon Trail for the First Time in a Kawasaki Teryx4

          When Caesar crossed the Rubicon River in 49 BC he set in motion the beginning of the Roman Empire and changed the history of the world. “Let the die be cast” and the sounding of his trumpet forever associated the Rubicon with venturing into the unknown, and so fitting the [...]

Opinion California Dreaming—Where Did All the OHV Money Go?

Opinion California Dreaming—Where Did All the OHV Money Go?

                On May 31st, the California State Assembly followed the lead of the California State Senate by removing $21 Million from the Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (OHMVR) division of State Parks in an effort to starve off the closing of a number of non-motorized state parks. The OHMVR [...]

Torchmate Racing Helps Keep Moab Beautiful.

Torchmate Racing Helps Keep Moab Beautiful.

Following the 2005 Easter Jeep Safari in Moab Utah Jeff Knoll and his family read an article in the Moab newspaper about an environmentalists named Sara Melnicoff who was cleaning up the amazing mess left by off roaders who chose to party at Potato Salad hill.  Knoll and family presented a challenge to keep the [...]

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. [...]

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.  [...]

In the Studio with Dave Cole. Part 6

The King of the Hammers pre-event interview series continues with promoter Dave Cole. Cole talks about qualifying races for Tuesday and Wednesday, and releases the names of two celebrity drivers, while interviewer Jeff Knoll drops a bombshell of his own.  

In the Studio with Dave Cole. part 5

In the Studio with Dave Cole. part 5

Episode five; Dave Cole of Hammerking productions talks about general etiquette expectations for spectators and racers at the 2012 Griffin King of the Hammers in this OffRoadPress.com exclusive interview with Jeff Knoll. Make sure you watch the Live Ultra4 show tonight at 7pm PST Jan 9th 2012 at Ultra4racing.com  

In the studio Dave Cole part 4

In the studio Dave Cole part 4

Episode four in OffRoadPress.com’s multi part series of interviews with Dave Cole the promoter of the King of the Hammers. In this episode we talk about the SmittyBuilt Everyman’s challenge race to take place on February 5th 2012 and the first race of the week long adventure in the California Desert. Make sure you catch [...]

Kawasaki Teryx 4 Torture Test at the Hammers.

Kawasaki Teryx 4 Torture Test at the Hammers.

The new Kawasaki Teryx 4 may just shatter your perception of a sport UTV. While not the fastest UTV on the market in stock trim, the 750 V-twin offers plenty of torque and power to accommodate 4 adults at speeds in excess of 50 MPH across the desert terrain of Johnson Valley. OffRoadPress.com will be [...]

In the Studio: Dave Cole from King of the Hammers Part 3

In the Studio: Dave Cole from King of the Hammers Part 3

The 2012 Griffin King of the Hammers will be the largest Ultra4 race to date with the expansion in all directions. In this episode Dave Cole talks about vendor show at this years KOH race. OHV enthusiasts will have the opportunity to completely outfit their vehicles with great deals from the aftermarket right in Hammertown, [...]

In the Studio:  Dave Cole from the King of the Hammers Part 2

In the Studio: Dave Cole from the King of the Hammers Part 2

The 2012 Griffin King of the Hammers will be the largest Ultra4 race to date with the expansion in all directions. In this episode Dave Cole talks about what to except when you arrive on the lakebed in Johnson Valley on Friday the 3rd of February. Part 2 of our 8-part OffRoadPress.com exclusive interview with [...]

In the Studio: Dave Cole from King of the Hammers Part 1

The 2012 Griffin King of the Hammers will be the largest Ultra4 race to date with the expansion in all directions. Expanded racing, increased spectator and racer features, and a larger Hammertown built in the desert of Southern California for the week of February 3rd through 11th 2012. OffRoadPress.com had the opportunity to sit down [...]

ISA – International SideXSide Association  Laying the Foundation of SXS Organization

ISA – International SideXSide Association Laying the Foundation of SXS Organization

Southern California – September 2011 – It is with great excitement that we are able to announce the introduction of the International SideXSide Association (ISA).  Much like the AMA for the motorcycle industry the ISA looks to positively organize and support the UTV/SXS industry for UTV Manufacturers, Aftermarket Manufacturers, Retailers, Race Organizers, Event Organizers, and [...]

Jeff Knoll Joins ORBA Staff.

Jeff Knoll Joins ORBA Staff.

Jeff Knoll, co-founder of the popular King of the Hammers series of films and events recently joined the staff of the Off-Road Business Association (ORBA). Knoll’s Carrera Performance Group, LLC will offer consulting and marketing services to the business focused land use association.  Following the California 200 tragedy, Knoll shifted his primary focus to land [...]

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