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Professional Rock Crawling Saturday and Sunday starting at 10am

W2 4.26.14BLACKFOOT, 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

Ultra4RacingApril 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 2DURANGO, 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. Read More→

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W.E. Rock Renews Sanctioning for W.E. Rock Japan

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

W.E. ROCKApril 17, 2014, Blackfoot, Idaho.   W.E. Rock Events is pleased to announce the continuation of our sanctioning agreement with W.E. Rock Japan, run by Naozumi Tsuda and Tsuda Racing.  W.E. Rock Japan holds five events over the course of their annual season, most under the name JimRock that feature many extreme Suzuki buggies competing on obstacles in their home country of Japan.  The culmination event is the W.E. Rock Japan National finals to be held October 11 and 12, 2014.  W.E. Rock Events moved the U.S. Grand Nationals forward for 2014 to allow several teams from the United States time to ship their competition vehicles to Japan to compete in the Japan National finals. Read More→

Spidertrax Tom WayesGREENVILLE, 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→

Chicky Barton Wins First ULTRA4 Race

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Chicky Barton - Ultra4HOT SPRINGS, AR – April 15th, 2014: Chicky Barton claimed his first ULTRA4 victory at last week’s GenRight ULTRA4s at Superlift Park race. With 44 registered drivers, the race was the largest 4WD Hardware Eastern Regional ULTRA4 race to date.  Barton, in his new independent front suspension (IFS) vehicle,qualifed fifth on Friday, and seemingly never let off the throttle the entire race, managing to stay close to the front of the pack until taking the lead and never looking back.

 

 

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

Dirt Riot Moab 2013PLACERVILLE, 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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FourCorners4x4-1DURANGO, CO – Four Corners 4×4 traveled to Tucson, Arizona to compete in the second round of the Dirt Riot Endurance Racing Southwest Series at MC Motorsports Park on April 5th. In Dirt Riot Endurance Racing, teams compete on a 5-10 mile long circuit during an established time limit. Competitor finishing order is determined by the number of laps completed by each within the time limit. The 2006 Jeep Wrangler LJ piloted by Jason Kaminsky and Rick Jenkins of Four Corners 4×4 suffered late-race mechanical breakage causing the team to finish in second place. Read More→

LetzRoll ADS DirtRiotApril 8, 2014 – Tucson, AZ – Congratulations to Andrew McLaughlin and the LetzRoll Racing Team for their first place finish in the Dirt Riot Race Series in Tucson, AZ in their ADS shock equipped #4493 Ultra4 car.

McLaughlin started the race with eight other cars and maintained first place for the entire race averaging roughly 12 minutes per lap. The Tucson course is a tough course in which only three of the eight cars that started finished the race. Read More→

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

NorCalRockRace BowerMedia 1RANCHO 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

W.E. Rock - Dirt Riot - Tucson AZBLACKFOOT, 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 -01COLORADO 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→