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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→

Amanda Products Sponsors Mike Klensin Team Crossed Up Racing #4431

Amanda Products 220x66 Amanda Products Brings Spectator Recovery Station to Griffin King of the HammersLIVONIA, MICHIGAN   JANUARY 27, 2014:  Amanda Products is taking the opportunity to introduce its new Speed Hook™ at Chocolate Thunder on Thursday and Friday during the King of the Hammers race week.  “We have created a Spectator Recovery Station that will have generators and an assortment of chargers and power cords to charge any of your electronics and water to recharge your system,” said Robert Gruschow, President of Amanda Products.  “Look for the black Amanda Products tent at Chocolate Thunder and feel free to come hang out with us.” Read More→

2009 King and Two Time Ultra4 National Championship Race Winner Last to Qualify on Wednesday

Jason Scherer Lance Clifford 2014 KOH 220x165 Jason Scherer and Lance Clifford Team Up for the 2014 King of the HammersDANVILLE, CA   JANUARY 27, 2014    Jason Scherer, with co-driver Lance Clifford, will be the last driver to qualify for the 2014 Griffin King of the Hammers on Wednesday during the acclaimed Power Hour.  Jason Scherer’s #76 Rubicon Express, Nitto Tire, Pirate4x4 car is extremely different than what he has driven the last couple years.  “Lance Clifford built this car as a high-speed family rig a couple years ago, but recently decided to cut it in half and turn it into a race car.  I brought it into my shop and have changed 100 little things to make it a racecar, from small sheet metal work to adding the Nitto Tires, Method Wheels and Tireballs, to making sure that it fits within all the KOH rules.  I think we got it!  It is notably the fastest car I have driven in the desert to date.  It only took Wayne at Fox Shox a few minutes to get us through the roughest sections at record speeds,” said Jason Scherer, the 2009 King and the 2012 & 2013 Ultra4 National Championship Race Winner.

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Warn Industries will be at King of the Hammers Vendor Show on WARN Way 

WARN Booth KOH 2013 220x145 Warn Industries Offers 2014 Griffin King of the Hammers ContingencyClackamas, OR (1/ 25/14) — Warn Industries announces their 2014 King of the Hammers Contingency Program for competitors in the Ultra4 King of the Hammers races February 5th – February 7th.  A total of $2900 will be offered to drivers in Friday’s Griffin King of the Hammers race, Thursday’s Smittybilt Every Man Challenge race and Wednesday’s UTV race.  Additional details are listed below. Read More→

RT233 Monster Raceline LOW 220x220 Raceline Wheels Puts Full Set of Wheels Up For Winning During 2014 Griffin King of the Hammers WeekRaceline Wheels Hosts Volunteer Dinner Thursday February 7th at 6pm

GARDEN GROVE, CA    JANUARY 23, 2014: It is right up Raceline Wheels alley to co-sponsor the newest challenge to the 2014 Griffin King of the Hammers presented by Nitto Tires week: king shock raceline ultra4 shootout 199x220 Raceline Wheels Puts Full Set of Wheels Up For Winning During 2014 Griffin King of the Hammers WeekKing Shocks Shootout at Backdoor.  Raceline Wheels will up the anti with a full set of RT233 Monster Beadlock Wheels given away to the “Raceline Right Line” winner.  “This is going to be a hoot!  Tim Lund and I will be announcing in the Backdoor canyon on Monday night and expect a full house to be watching these 50 guys attack the challenge!” said Greg Mulkey, Raceline Offroad Brand Manager.  “We are providing trophies for some unique awards, one of which is the ‘Raceline Right Line’ winner, for the fastest driver up the almost impossible right line.  We will also be giving that winner a free set of Raceline Monster Beadlocks!” Read More→

ARTEC Grand Opening Event Saturday November 23 11am – 4pm

Artec Ind New Location 220x98 Artec Industries New Facility to Fit More MachineryBENSON, AZ   NOVEMBER 18, 2013:  Artec Industries is proud to announce the Grand Opening of their new facility in Benson, Arizona, with easy access from I-10.  This new building has more than doubled their previous property, increasing the production area, the shipping department and office space.  This addition became necessary when the company invested in purchasing a new Cincinnati 135 PF+ 135 ton CNC Press Brake, an Okuma Captain 370M CNC Lathe with Live Tooling and a Bridgeport 3020VMC CNC Mill.  “Every single department at Artec will improve at this new facility; from R&D to customer service, production to shipping,” said Artie Nuttall, President. “It will enable us to continue to offer the best products at the best prices; giving our customers in the offroad community the best experience.” Read More→

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CRAWL Magazine Introduces CRAWLmerica, the new Trent Car; KOH 2014 Plans with Matt Messer

CRAWLmerica Matt Messer 220x146 CRAWLmerica to be Driven by Matt Messer at 2014 King of the HammersCRAWL Magazine announced at the SEMA show today that Matt Messer, CEO of Trail-Gear, will be the first driver of CRAWLmerica, the Trent Fabrication Top Shelf rig built to the new Ultra4 Legends class specifications.

“We are really excited about the opportunity to work together with other industry leaders in a new and innovative class.  Today was the first day that I was able to see and sit in the car and it fit like a glove!” said Matt Messer.  “It will be a big change from an IFS car and am excited about the challenge to be in a solid axle car again.” Read More→

WE Rock Dirt Riot 220x82 2014 Dates for W.E. Rock and Dirt Riot ReleasedW.E. Rock Events is proud to announce a full schedule for 2014 including both the Dirt Riot 4×4 Rock Racing series and the W.E. Rock Rock Crawling Series.

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Metalcloak AdjustableRearBumpStopKit 220x127 Metalcloak’s Adjustable Rear Bump Stop System Makes Designing Your JK Suspension EasyMetalcloak continues their trend of innovation with the Adjustable REAR Bump Stop System. Like most of us, you’ve probably guessed what size bump stop you need for your lift kit, fender and tire combination. Guess no more.

Following the success of the Adjustable Front Bump Stop System that uses hockey-like pucks to provide the option of 1” to 4” in Bump Stop, Metalcloak’s Adjustable Rear Bump Stop System for the JK Wrangler allows you to easily change the Bump Stop to fit your JK’s specific needs. Each kit comes with eight rectangular pucks (four for each side) manufactured from trail-proven natural thermoplastic rubber designed to mount in a staggered pattern (1” high to 4” high, depending on need) providing a full and complete bump stop option. Just Install. Test. Adjust. It’s that easy. Metalcloak, It’s Your Jeep, Only Better Read More→

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Amanda Artec Industries 220x148 Amanda Products Introduces Ultra SS Chassis at SEMALIVONIA, MICHIGAN   OCTOBER 24, 2013: Amanda Products will be displaying a new Ultra SS 4-Seater Chassis at SEMA Show Booth #37091 in the Offroad Hall.  This rolling chassis will feature component parts built by Amanda Products specifically for the offroad market.  Amanda Products will also be seeking input on new products and product improvements from industry leaders at the show, and from enthusiasts on Facebook during the same timeframe.  Everyone taking the survey will be entered to win a new Xbox One.  “The SEMA booth is coming together nicely and we are excited to enter this aftermarket world with quality partners,” said Robert Gruschow, President of Amanda Products USA.  “We look forward to meeting many more and receiving feedback so we can continue to produce US-based parts that benefit the off-road industry.” Read More→

Peter Basler SRRS 3 220x123 Blue Torch Fab Peter Basler Back to Back Southern Rock Racing Series Champion BIRMINGHAM, AL   OCTOBER 17, 2013: Blue Torch Fab Peter Basler took the Southern Rock Racing overall Season Championship, for the second consecutive season.  Peter sat within the top two to three positions during the beginning of the season, until the Gray Rock event in Blue Torch’s backyard, where the team put themselves into first place and continued to earn that position through the next two events.  “This type of racing is really taking off in the South-East and we are glad to be part of the action,” said Jason Carner, owner of Blue Torch Fab and Team Manager.  “These ‘Rock Bouncers’ or ‘One-Shot Hill Killers’ are a blast to watch attack the hills, but it is even more fun to see Peter come out in the two-seat Ultra4 classified Rock Racer and climb the same hills.  We are very excited about this Championship and next year’s opportunities in this series.” Read More→