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Pier Acerni wins Back to Back on Raceline Wheels

Pier Acerni Slapstick Media 1 220x128 Raceline Wheels Has International Win with Pier Acerni at Ultra4 UK 2013 King of the Valleys RaceGARDEN GROVE, CA    AUGUST 19, 2013:  Pier Acerni chose Raceline Wheels before their first King of the Valleys UK event last year.  Since, he has competed and won both King of the Valley events and competed at the 2013 King of the Hammers.  “Yes, we run the 17×9.5 Monster Aluminum Beadlock wheels.  We didn’t punch any tires, different to others that cut many tires.  Our car is very heavy weight, but the wheels are very strong and we haven’t had any problems in the rocks,” said Pier Acerni of Italy’s Team Acerni Racing in his broken English. Read More→

Acerni Car 220x220 Acerni Repeats ULTRA4 Win at UKs 2013 King of The Valleys

WALTERS ARENA, WALES, UK, August 14th, 2013: More than 40 teams from nine countries competed last weekend in the 2nd annual King of The Valleys ULTRA4 race held at Walters Arena in Wales, UK. Going into the event, there was much speculation as to who would be declared this year’s King of The Valleys: Would it be a returning driver such as last year’s winner, Italian Pier Acerni, or perhaps a local racer familiar with the terrain such as UK’s Jim Marsden, or could it possibly be the American ULTRA4 driver on his first trip overseas, Levi Shirley? Ultimately, after three grueling days of competition that saw drivers navigating through winding technical rally roads normally reserved for WRC events, battling waste deep mud bogs and scaling extreme rock obstacles designed specifically for this event, it was the Italian driver, Pier Acerni, who retained his crown for another year. Read More→