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TBars4 Tom Wayes Stampede 3 220x146 Tom Wayes Wins Ultra4 NorCal Stampede After Last to Qualify In B MainTAHOE CITY, CA   JUNE 11, 2014    Sometimes it doesn’t matter how the weekend starts, it matters how it ends.  In Tom Wayes case, the Weathertight, BFGoodrich Tires, 3D Concrete #321 ended on the podium with the first place 2014 MetalCloak NorCal Stampede trophy.  Coming into the race Wayes was sitting in 2nd place in National Points trailing Healy by a mere 52 points.  A challenging season to start, Wayes was the 2014 King of the Hammers fastest finisher until penalized to 7th for a navigation error, then as the 6th place finisher at the Arkansas Eastern Series race he added some momentum later in the day when he won the SRRS vs Ultra4 shootout in Hot Springs, Arkansas. With Tom Wayes first ever Ultra4 win at the NorCal Stampede, Wayes is now 1st in the National and Western Ultra4 Series points.  Wayes next race will be the East Coast Series UMC Badlands race on June 29th.

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Friese Images Jason Scherer Stampede 3 220x146 Jason Scherer Finishes With Brand New Car at Ultra4 StampedeDANVILLE, CA   JUNE 10, 2014    Jason Scherer’s brand new IFS car is going to be a strong contender in the upcoming Ultra4 series races, as proven by it’s excellent performance at this weekends MetalCloak Ultra4 Stampede race.  Started a short 3 months ago after the finish of the King of the Hammers, “The Gavel” hit dirt for the very first time on it’s way to Friday’s Tech Inspection where it passed with flying colors.  Scherer finished 12th in the main event, after racing up to the lead with just a half of lap to go.  “It was great to see Tom Wayes in the winners circle in the same car that won last years Stampede!” said Jason Scherer, the 2013 MetalCloak Stampede winner.  “We had our fair share of little issues that we had to work out on the new car this weekend. Today’s race was a bit bittersweet, knowing the car is awesome and with a little tuning is a top contender.  But, also knowing that just making a normal pass or probably following the lapper would have been good enough for the win in the car’s debut race.  A little prep, some tuning, and some small mods and we will be ready for Glen Helen on July 11th!” Read More→

Team FC4x4 Chases National Title

Friday, June 20th, 2014

TEAM FOUR CORNERS CHASES NATIONAL TITLE

Team Four Corners 4x4 220x165 Team FC4x4 Chases National TitleDURANGO, CO – Four Corners 4×4 recently returned from competing in the Dirt Riot Central Series Round #2 race at Canyons Off Road Park near Fredericksburg, Texas on May 31st.  The team continued its podium streak for the 2014 season by finishing in third place and advancing a points position as they seek the Dirt Riot 4600 Stock Class National Title.

Team owner and driver, Jason Kaminsky, was back in the car for this race with team crew member Kenn Bates, also of Durango, navigating.

“This event was not a scheduled event for our season,” comments Kaminsky. “But, I felt it was important to our program and to our marketing partners to get out there and preserve, if not improve, our points standing in the National Title chase. Although we couldn’t finish better on the podium, we left the weekend with an improved spot in the national points.” Read More→

Nico Pecht 4x4 racing team 220x165 Debilitating Multiple Sclerosis is Driving Factor in New Ultra4 Racing TeamLAKE TAHOE, CA      MAY 28, 2014    Twelve years ago Nico Pecht was diagnosed with MS (Multiple Sclerosis) at the age of 24.  MS is an incurable and debilitating disease that effects more than 2.5 million people world-wide.  Over time it has become more and more difficult for Nico to enjoy his time four-wheeling, but with the help of Rory Romero and friends, he has spent the last 7 years dedicated to building his dream machine that is now being raced in the Ultra4 series under driver of record Rory Romero.  “Our intention is to raise awareness about this incurable disease so we can find the cure,” said Nico.  “I want to make a footprint on this earth.  I want to let people know what happens so they can get involved and help.  I don’t want to just sit here.”  Read More→

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Racing Saturday June 14th  Starting at 9am – RAM Off-Road Park in Colorado Springs, CO

Mtn2 6.14.14 220x169 New Track at Dirt Riot Colorado Springs Race Has Everyone ExcitedBLACKFOOT, ID   JUNE 12, 2014:  With RAM Off-Road Park in Colorado Springs at the helm developing a whole new section of trails, the Dirt Riot team is excited to announce that the race course will be very different from the preceding years loop.  The Mountain Series Olympus Offroad Dirt Riot race on June 14th is a crowd and driver favorite, and it is sure to be even more excitable this year.  Racing starts at 9am and will go until at least 3pm with awards immediately following.  “RAM Off-Road Park has new twists, turns and jumps in store for the teams this weekend,” said Rich Klein, President and founder of W.E. Rock Events.  “There is a new section that runs along the highway frontage that contains at least 7 new jumps.  We have re-routed a lot of the past courses to add new turns and even made a few new trails to bring different sections into play.”   Read More→

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Racing Saturday May 31st Starting at 9am Canyons Offroad Park in Fredericksburg, TX

Central2 5.31.14 220x169 Central Series Dirt Riot 4x4 Endurance Racing Continues to Grow at Canyons Offroad Park This WeekendBLACKFOOT, ID   MAY 28, 2014:  The extremely competitive Central Dirt Riot Series continues this weekend at Canyons Offroad Park outside Fredericksburg Texas.  The course has new sections and offers new spectator viewing areas to be able to enjoy different locations throughout the day.  Racing starts at 9am and will go until at least 3pm with awards immediately following. “In addition to the cash purses that these guys and gals can win, Canyons Offroad Park has made two awesome belt buckles that will be awarded to the Pro 4400 winner and the UTV Class winner!” said Rich Klein, President and founder of W.E. Rock Events.  “The 7.4 mile course has 2 new miles and a remote pit that is a convenient 50 yards from the hot pits.  These couple changes increase the experience for both the drivers and spectators, a win win in our book!”  Sunday W.E. Rock Events will host an All-Terrain Hero Race * Run * Walk at the same location. Read More→

Ron Stobaugh Appointed VP of Sales and Business Development

Hammer King Productions1 220x160 Hammerking Productions Welcomes Off Road Industry VeteranMAY, 7th, 2014: JOHNSON VALLEY, CA:  Hammerking Productions, Inc. the organization responsible for creating the Griffin King of The Hammers Presented by Nitto Tire and ULTRA4 Racing, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ron Stobaugh as the Vice President of Sales and Business Development.  Stobaugh joins the organization with more than 25 years of off-road business experience and 80+ off-road races under his belt, and will oversee Hammerking’s Sales team. Read More→

Facebook Kingknob Header 220x81 W.E. Rock Eastern Series Rock Crawl #1 PostponedMay 7, 2014 Blackfoot, Idaho.  Due to the long winter and inability to access the property, the event site at King Knob, West Virginia has not been able to be prepared properly.  The rocks have not yet been put in place and with the forecast of rain, the concern is that even with the rock placement happening this week, they would be inaccessible for event day. Read More→

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Armin Schwarz BowerMedia 220x146 BFGoodrich Tires Primed for Success After SCORE Imperial Valley 250 QualifyingGREENVILLE, SC (April 24, 2014) –  BFGoodrich® Tires are the tire of choice for well over half of the drivers at today’s inaugural SCORE Imperial Valley 250 qualifying.   Andy McMillin, driving BFGoodrich Performance Team member Rob MacCachren’s truck, will be second off the line for Saturday afternoons lap race.  Justin Matney, in the bright orange RPM Class 1 car, will be the first Class 1 followed by Paul Keller. Read More→

Professional Rock Crawling Saturday and Sunday starting at 10am

W2 4.26.14 220x169 W.E. Rock Professional Rock Crawling Western Series Continues at Brand New Location in Rangely, ColoradoBLACKFOOT, ID   APRIL 24, 2013:  The second round of the Trail-Gear Western Pro Rock Crawling series is happening this Saturday and Sunday at a brand new location in Rangely Colorado.  The battles in each class are extremely competitive, providing a day of high entertainment for all to watch.  The first round of competition in Arizona went well for some, and others need to make up a lot of points this weekend.  “We are really excited to come to the Rangely Rock Crawling Park for the first time ever,” said Rich Klein, President and founder of W.E. Rock Events.  “There are some big and technical rocks here that will give us room to create lots of bonus lines for drivers.  With it being a new location, there won’t be an advantage to any team, they will all have to perform at the pro level to win!” Read More→

RTM and ULTRA4 Racing Ink Television Deal

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

PowerNation Cable Special Plus Coverage of 7 National Qualifying Events

Ultra4Racing 220x109 RTM and ULTRA4 Racing Ink Television DealApril 17th, 2014, Franklin, TN: RTM Productions and ULTRA4 Racing are teaming up to telecast the 8th Annual Griffin King of the Hammers Presented by Nitto Tire as a PowerNation TV special. RTM’s PowerNation shows air weekly on Spike, the NBC Sports Network and the CBS Sports Network.

“We are proud to be the exclusive television partner with ULTRA4 Racing. King of the Hammers is America’s most compelling off-road event. We are committed to giving it and the ULTRA4 qualifying series the maximum national exposure this epic motorsport deserves.” said RTM president Joe St. Lawrence. Read More→

TEAM FOUR CORNERS 4X4 CONTINUES PODIUM STREAK

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Team Four Corners Dirt Riot Moab Utah 2 220x146 TEAM FOUR CORNERS 4X4 CONTINUES PODIUM STREAKDURANGO, CO – Four Corners 4×4 began defense of its 2013 Mountain Series Title by earning a second place finish at Area BFE near Moab, Utah on April 19th.  The team has placed second in all three of its Dirt Riot competitions in 2014.  Held concurrently with the Moab Easter Jeep Safari, racing on “Big Saturday” included a full day of multi-class racing to wrap up the week long annual event that typically attracts thousands of Jeep and off road enthusiasts to the trails located in and around Moab. TEAM FOUR CORNERS 4X4 CONTINUES PODIUM STREAK Read More→

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