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Spidertrax Tom Wayes 220x146 BFGoodrich Tires Posts Winners in All Events at Ultra4 Eastern Series OpenerGREENVILLE, SC (April 11, 2014) –  BFGoodrich® Tires would like to congratulate the three winners from last weekends Genright ULTRA4s at Superlift Park event, the first race of the 2014 Ultra4 Eastern Series.

Chicky Barton, 2013 King of the Hammers 3rd place finisher, took the Pro 4400 4×4 class win, with his dad Bill Barton in the co-driver seat.  Qualifying 5th earlier in the day, he pursued the field and was able to take the physical lead about half way through the race.  “We kept the car in the middle of the course and kept our pace up.  The BFGoodrich Tires were perfect, as always.  We didn’t have any issues and we were able to climb anything wet or dry.  The traction was one of the keys to our success, we knew we could climb anything, each time,” said Chicky.  Chicky will be racing the remainder of the Eastern Ultra4s with the season championship in sight. Read More→

Racing Saturday April 19th Starting at 9am in Moab, UT at AreaBFE

Dirt Riot Moab 2013 220x146 Dirt Riot Long Drivers List for Big Saturday Race in Moab this Weekend at AreaBFEPLACERVILLE, CA   APRIL 14, 2014:  For the third year running, Dirt Riot will be at AreaBFE in Moab, UT on Big Saturday April 19th.  The pre-registered driver list confirms the day of racing will be spectacular.  Everyone that has wanted to race a 4×4 endurance race is welcome to come and participate starting with Tech and Registration on Fridaynight at AreaBFE, followed by Racing all day Saturday.  For UTV’s and Stock Trail class the only requirements are Solid Roof, Doors or Door Bars, 4 Point Harness, Two Fire Extinguishers and a DOT approved Helmet.  “The spectator areas for this race allows you to see all of the top bowl area plus you can look off into the lower sections,” said Rich Klein, President and founder of W.E. Rock Events.  “We are really encouraging those that are in town for Easter Jeep Safari this week to come and have a good time racing, the Trail Class is some of the best grass roots racing around…and there is a cash payout!  Guaranteed good time!” Sunday W.E.Rock Events will host the first ever All-Terrain Hero Race * Run * Walk.

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Amanda Products Launches Facebook Photo Contest for Free Speed Hook™  

AreaBFE Amanda Products 220x146 Amanda Products Joins AreaBFE Support Team for 2014LIVONIA, MICHIGAN   APRIL 9, 2014:  Amanda Products has committed to support AreaBFE for the 2014 season helping them maintain the Moab, UT private park that is open 365/24/7 to off-road enthusiasts for donations only.  When you see the Amanda Products green, black and white logo on the signs, please appreciate the opportunity you have to utilize this amazing property.  “We are glad to support AreaBFE and its land use efforts allowing everyone to enjoy this property,” said President of Amanda Products Robert Gruschow.  “In return, we’re excited to give people a chance to see the new Speed Hook in person and get to know the Amanda Products brand.” Read More→

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Meet Jessi Combs at the WARN Booth on Thursday & Friday

Meet Shannon Campbell at the WARN Booth on Thursday

Warn Industries Moab EJS 220x146 Warn Industries Takes on 2014 Moab Easter Jeep SafariClackamas, OR (4/9/14) —  Warn Industries is heading to Moab for the Easter Jeep Safari, a trip the company has been making for over 25 years.  Moab has been a proving ground for WARN winches, hubs and other off-road products.

Recently, WARN ran a promotion on their Facebok page (www.facebook.com/warnfans) to submit a story and photo of the fans rig to be able to join the WARN Social Media run during the week.  A dozen lucky jeepers were chosen to join the core WARN crew, Jessi Combs and Shannon Campbell for a full day trail ride, including lunch and goodies.  WARN will also be hosting two other days of trail rides, one for the media and the other for Friends of WARN including some of the WARN Red Letter Dealers. Read More→

Saturday April 5th racing Starts at 9am in Rancho Cordova, CA at Prairie City SVRA  Rain or Shine Event 

NorCalRockRace BowerMedia 1 220x146 RuffStuff NorCal Rock Racing Kicks Off Its 7th Season With $10,000 in Cash and PrizesRANCHO CORDOVA, CA    APRIL 2, 2014: With a $5,000 purse to be awarded to the Pro 4400 4×4 teams and another $5,000 in product and gift certificates for other class winners, the 2014 RuffStuff NorCal Rock Racing Presented by Sinister Diesel series kicks off it’s 7th season this weekend at the Prairie City SVRA, a 20 minute drive from Sacramento, CA.  The NorCal Rock Racing track is the only rock racing course that is 100% viewable from the spectator areas.  “We are excited to kick off the 7th year of NorCal Rock Racing, I can’t believe that we have been doing it this long!” said John Goodby, promoter and track builder.  “We are expecting a 50+ car count for this first race including the 2012 series Champion Jake Hallenbeck will be coming back to defend his title.” Read More→

  • Saturday April 5th racing Starts at 9am in Tucson AZ at MC Motorsports Park 
  • Driver Meet & Greet Friday April 4th from 4pm-6pm at 4Wheel Parts Tucson

SW2 4.05.14 220x169 Dirt Riot 4x4 Heads Back to Arizona for Round Two of Southwest SeriesBLACKFOOT, ID   APRIL 1, 2014:  The Dirt Riot Southwest Series will lay tracks in the Tucson Arizona desert this Saturday April 5th at the MC Motorsports Park.  LetzRoll Offroad Andrew McLaughlin, the winner of the first event, will be racing to maintain his series lead over Mesa’s Airen Patrick and Fly-N-Hi Performance Center’s Jeremy Hammer.   Meet the drivers Friday night at 4 Wheel Parts in Tucson and then watch the action trackside on Saturday. Sunday W.E.Rock Events will host the first ever All-Terrain Hero Race * Run * Walk. Read More→

JT Taylor 01 220x146 JT Taylor Recognized as Only Racer to Take All 8 Green Flags for King of the HammersCOLORADO SPRINGS, CO     FEBRUARY 12, 2014   Friday February 7thmarked the 8th green flag of the now Internationally known Griffin King of the Hammers.  JT Taylor is the only racer on the lakebed that can boast seeing all 8 green flags, and has driven the same car at 7 of the 8 events, with a 12thplace finish in 2013.  “I am really surprised how time flies, to say that the first race we did was 8 years ago is crazy,” JT said in astonishment.  “We just went out and had fun the first time, and I am still doing the same.  My car is the original ‘Ol Blue with some modifications changing to King Shocks and BFGoodrich Tires along the way.  We recently added Azunia Tequila, but all my other sponsors have been with me since the beginning and for that I am humbly thankful.” Read More→

Lucas Murphy KOH 2014 Raceline Wheels 220x146 Raceline Wheels King of the Hammers A Week of SuccessesGARDEN GROVE, CA    FEBRUARY 13, 2014: Raceline Wheels is always a major part of the Griffin King of the Hammers, and 2014 was no exception.  Among the major events of the week Raceline Wheels co-sponsored the newest challenge: King Shocks Shootout at Backdoor, hosted the best ever Volunteer dinner on Thursday night, saw over half of the field of racers start on Raceline Wheels and had fun clocking 101mph in the Raceline BFGoodrich Teraflex Jeep as it rolled 10,000 miles.  Read More→

Shannon Campbell Warn Winch 220x157 Warn Industries Sweeps Podiums at 2014 King of the HammersClackamas, OR (2/14/14) — Warn Industries winches are clearly the winch of choice for the top performers at the 2014 Griffin King of the Hammers presented by Nitto Tires.  A total of $2900 will be paid out to the winners of Friday’s Griffin King of the Hammers race, Thursday’s Smittybilt Every Man Challenge race and Wednesday’s UTV race.

“I have always run WARN and have never run anything else.  I probably own 10 of them between all my different cars,” said Loren Healy, the current 2014 King.

Second place Tony Pellegrino commented, “We used the WARN winch three times on race day, and was grateful for it each time!  We run WARN on all our GenRight Off Road vehicles and to me it is the standard.” Read More→

2013 3rd Place Finisher Chicky Barton Tests & Tunes 

Larry McRae King of the Hammers 220x146 BFGoodrich® Tires Starts Pre Running at King of the HammersGREENVILLE, SC (Feb 1, 2014) – BFGoodrich® Tires has over a hundred teams on the lake bed sporting some kind of BFGoodrich tread pattern from the brand new Baja T/A KR2 prototype tire on reigning King Randy Slawson’s car, to teams running the more common Krawler T/A or Mud-Terrain T/A.

Saturday at King of the Hammers is a set-up day.  The steady stream of vehicles coming down the dirt road seems endless.  The tents that were once empty fill up with buggies, tools and tires.  BFGoodrich is a tire of choice for many teams. Read More→

Reigning King Randy Slawson Prepared to Defend Crown on BFGoodrich Tires   

Randy Slawson BFGoodrigh KOH 220x146 BFGoodrich(R) Tires Offers $5000 Contingency 2014 Griffin King of the HammersGREENVILLE, SC (Jan 31, 2014) – BFGoodrich® Tires is announcing a $5000 contingency award for the winner of the 2014 Griffin King of the Hammers.  BFGoodrich has been the winning tire choice at the King of the Hammers the past two years and a total of five of the six total races.   The BFGoodrich Tires team will be onsite and offering tire support from Monday afternoon thru Saturday morning, with full pit service available on Friday February 7th at Main Pit.  Read More→

JT Taylor #13 Torchmate Car adds BFGoodrich Tires and Azunia Tequila to Masthead

JT Taylor Torchmate 161x220 JT Taylor Only Racer to Take All 8 Green Flags for King of the HammersCOLORADO SPRINGS, CO     JANUARY 29, 2014   February 7th will mark the 8thgreen flag that JT Taylor has taken at Johnson Valley for what started as a small group of guys competing for a 6pack of beer in 2007, to a full blown week event with over 300 racers in the now Internationally known race: 2014 Griffin King of the Hammers presented by Nitto Tires.  JT Taylor has notably driven the same car at 7 of the 8 events, with a 12th place finish in 2013.  In 2011, he drove the Torchmate TTB car. Read More→