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Tag: "King of the Hammers"

GBC Motorsports Mongrels Sweep King of the Hammers UTV Podium

Anaheim, Calif.  –Mitch Guthrie Sr. edged out Jon Crowley Jr. to defend his title as GBC Motorsports swept the 2013 King of the Hammers UTV podium Thursday. These drivers navigated their way through what is being called the most challenging KOTH course, and perhaps one of the most intense UTV races in history. The King [...]

Congress Gives Johnson Valley Off Highway Vehicle Recreation Area Users a Happy Holiday

Congress Gives Johnson Valley Off Highway Vehicle Recreation Area Users a Happy Holiday

  Washington D.C. December 25th, 2012   The Mayan calendar did not disappoint Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) users, as it seemed to reset the battle for the largest OHV area in the country.  Gaining overwhelming support in both the House and the Senate, HR 4310 passed Friday, giving the California Motorized Recreation Council (CMRC) a [...]

Scherer Breaks Through at PSC Brawl in Blackwell

November 10th, 2012 – Blackwell, TX: The Nitto Tire National Championship Series came to a finale last weekend  at the PSC Brawl in Blackwell, Texas. The race was held at Texana Ranch and brought together the top 50 Ultra4 drivers from the 4WD Hardware Eastern Regional Series and the Trail-Gear Western Regional Series in a [...]

King of the Motos Returns in 2013 as the Toughest Extreme Enduro in the U.S.

King of the Motos Returns in 2013 as the Toughest Extreme Enduro in the U.S.

August 20, 2012 (Temecula, CA) – Touted as the toughest extreme enduro in the United States, King of the Motos, held in conjunction with King of the Hammers announced details of the 2013 event and has officially opened pre-registration. The “proof of concept” inaugural race in 2012 race was a self supported, twenty-one person invitational [...]

Podium Finish for Campbell Racing

Podium Finish for Campbell Racing

4Wheel Parts Ultra4 Gran Prix Glen Helen Raceway July 20-21, 2012 Gilbert, AZ (July 23, 2012)-Campbell Racing’s Nick Campbell set out to podium and qualify for the 2013 King of the Hammers and that is exactly what he did. Heading out on the track for qualifying Nick was looking for that consistent lap time that [...]

San Bernardino County supervisors/OHV enthusiasts fight to keep Johnson Valley open

By Joe Nelson, Staff Writer San Bernardino County Sun July 1, 2012 Two San Bernardino County supervisors, backed by off-roading enthusiasts, are hoping a Congressional action will block a plan by the Marine Corps to seize control of most of the Johnson Valley Off Highway recreation area. The Twentynine Palms Marine Corps Air Ground Combat [...]

Torchmate Racing’s JT Taylor set to be first Ultra4 to race the entire Baja Pennisula

Torchmate Racing’s JT Taylor set to be first Ultra4 to race the entire Baja Pennisula

JT Taylor Races NORRA Mexican 1000 in Ultra4 Car   COLORADO SPRINGS, CO    APRIL 22, 2012  –  JT Taylor will be taking the Torchmate / Tube Shark Ultra4 car south of the border to compete in the four day 2012 General Tire NORRA Mexican 1000 Race.  This will be the first effort for an Ultra4 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

ORBA efforts help raise over $8000.00 for SavetheHammers.org

ORBA efforts help raise over $8000.00 for SavetheHammers.org

    The Off Road Business Association attended the 6th Running of the Griffin King of the Hammers last week in Johnson Valley, California. Fred and Jeff worked worth California Motorized Recreation Council Leadership and multiple ORBA members to raise much needed funds to help starve off the 29 palms Base expansion efforts that will [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

2012 King of the Hammers starts tomorrow in Johnson Valley, California

2012 King of the Hammers starts tomorrow in Johnson Valley, California

The first rays of the morning light stream across Fisher Mountain and give birth to a kingdom being built on Means dry lakebed in the Johnson Valley OHV area. Hammertown as it has been affectionately named by the throngs of people who make up this temporary city will be home to 20,000 starting tomorrow, Friday [...]

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 [...]

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