2014 ULTRA4 Nitto Tire National Championship 220x146 Reno Selected for 2014 Nitto Tire National ChampionshipRENO, NV – AUGUST 8th, 2014:  ULTRA4 Racing is pleased to announce a return to Reno, NV  for the 2014 Nitto Tire National Championship the weekend of October 17th and 18th. More than 90 vehicles in five classes are committed to racing in the championship to be held at the Wild West Motorsports Park.  The 2014 ULTRA4 annual awards banquet will be held at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa immediately following the race.

Dave Cole, owner of ULTRA4 Racing, had this to say about the location, “The goal for the Nitto Tire National Championship was to find a venue where we can offer ULTRA4 drivers and fans both great racing and a location to celebrate the drivers and their accomplishments in style. Racing in Reno and partnering with Wild West Motorsports allows us to accomplish all of that.” He went on to say, “We start our season every year in the harsh conditions of Johnson Valley at the Griffin King of The Hammers, to finish the season at a luxury hotel like the Atlantis is a great way to honor the efforts of our drivers, their families and teams.” 

The Wild West Motorsports Park is located just 10 minutes from downtown Reno.  The park features a course that combines technical rock obstacles with short course racing, making it an ideal venue to showcase the 4 wheel-drive capabilities of all the ULTRA4 classes. Spectators will have the opportunity to see the best racing action from the comfort of grand stands. 

Driver registration will take place Thursday,October 16th in the evening at Atlantis. Pre-running and qualifying will be held on Friday, October 17th at Wild West Motorsports Park, and Saturday October 18th will be a full day of racing at Wild West followed by the awards banquet starting at 8PM at the Atlantis.

The Atlantis Casino Resort Spa is running an exclusive ULTRA4 promotion for spectators and teams. Those who book before August 29thcan book a Luxury room for the price of a Deluxe room at a savings of over $50 a night. Use the following link to book roomshttp://bit.ly/1krlGm1 and be sure to select Luxury rooms when prompted. Banquet ticket information will be available for drivers and teams in the coming week. 

Wild West Motorsports spectator tickets and on site RV reservation details will be available soon at http://wildwestmotorsportspark.com/.

ABOUT ULTRA4 RACING

ULTRA4 is a vehicle type, class and series.  ULTRARacing was born from the popularity of the annual Griffin King of the Hammers Presented by Nitto Tire, considered to be the toughest one-day off-road race. The vehicles are unlimited four-wheel drive, capable of competing  in multiple racing disciplines – extreme rock crawling, high-speed desert racing and short course.  In seven years, the sport has grown significantly from the inaugural King of the Hammers to an eight race national series, and a four race International series.  ULTRARacing is managed by Hammerking Productions located in Temecula, CA.  To learn more, log on to www.ultra4racing.com

ULTRA4 SPONSORS

  • 4 Wheel Parts
  • ATX Wheels
  • Axial
  • Bestop
  • Blue Torch Fabworks
  • Corona Motorhome Rentals
  • Dynomax Exhaust
  • GenRight Off Road
  • Griffin Radiator
  • Impact by Mastercraft Safety
  • Kawasaki
  • King Shocks
  • MavCoat
  • Miller Welders
  • Odyssey Battery
  • Nitto Tire
  • Procomp
  • PSC
  • Poison Spyder
  • Rubicon Express
  • Smittybilt
  • Spidertrax
  • Trail Gear
  • Warn
  • WIDIA

ONE OF THE FASTEST GROWING MOTORSPORTS IN THE US – ULTRA4 RACING ULTRA4 racing began in 2007 with a dozen friends competing for bragging rights.  Seven years later, more than 400 cars compete nationally and internationally in ULTRA4 races.  In 2014, races in the United States will be held in the following states: Utah, Kentucky, Indiana, Arkansas, California and Nevada. Additionally, 4 European races will be held in Scotland, Wales, Italy and Portugal.