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Robby Gordon Hits the Rocks on King Shocks

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

142 Robby Gordon Hits the Rocks on King Shocks

Robby Gordon will be competing on King shocks in the upcoming King of the Hammers race (KOH) in Johnson Valley, CA. on Friday, February 9th. KOH is one of the most challenging races on the planet. Competitors negotiate several of the toughest rock crawling trails in Johnson Valley known as “the Hammers” with sections of open desert thrown in on a 165 mile long course. Read More→

King Shocks Official Shock of KOH and Ultra4 Racing

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

138 King Shocks Official Shock of KOH and Ultra4 Racing

King Shocks will be the official shock of King of the Hammers and the Ultra4 racing series in 2012. “King has great products and fantastic support,” said Dave Cole of Hammerking productions, “We are very pleased that King Shocks will be back as official shock of Ultra4. Part of our success is due to a great, core group of sponsors like King that put 100% into supporting our racers.”  Read More→

e1325302929 Darren Skilton Looks For Back To Back Victories For General Tire In His Return To The Legendary Dakar RallyDarren Skilton has an addiction with Dakar that began over a decade ago.  Since that time he has become the United States representative for the race’s sanctioning body (ASO) and returned to the rally in a myriad of capacities including navigator, support driver, mechanic, and racer.  Last year Skilton and journalist Sue Mead won the Open Production class in a Ford Raptor shod with production General Grabber tires, but this year Skilton is looking to up the ante by jumping into the deep end of the pool, taking on heavy hitters such as Robby Gordon.  “Volkswagen’s departure from the rally really opens up the field to privateers like myself,” Skilton commented.  “I have a competitive car that has just been sitting and waiting for the right opportunity.  That opportunity has arrived.”   Read More→

133 A pair of Kings beat a full house at Glen Helen Grand Prix

Ultra4 series Champion and former “King of the Hammers” Loren Healy made the switch to King Shocks just in time for qualifying at the Ultra4 series season ender at Glen Helen Raceway in San Bernardino, Ca. Healy bolted new King, “Pure Race” coil-overs and bypass shocks onto his rig and with only a few minor adjustments went out and qualified fifth in a field of 42 rigs that included two other KOH Kings and a long list of hard chargers hell bent on seizing the last victory of the 2011 season.  Read More→

125 150x86 King Shocks debuts a new catalog and exciting new products at SEMA.King Shocks will debut a new 3.0 kit for the Ford Raptor, a 3.0 Internal Bypass shock (IBP) and their newly revised catalog at the Specialty Equipment Market Association show (SEMA) November 1-7 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 3.0 Raptor kit and the 3.0 IBP will be on display in the New Products Pavilion. Read More→

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121 King Shocks Racers Dominate at CODE, Mexicana Logistics 300

The King Shocks Trophy Truck team of Juan Carlos Lopez and Clyde Stacy has been making huge strides together. Running up front for several races now, the team broke-out at the Code, Mexicana Logistics 300. In an awesome display of what they are capable of, Juan Carlos Lopez started eighth off the line and quickly passed the first seven starters on the first lap. As the laps went by, he gained an even larger lead over the rest of the field. Read More→

Bill Barton 150x99 W.E. Rock Eastern Pro National Season Titles Bill Barton, Danny Rohrer and Duane Garretson Class ChampionsPLACERVILLE, CA   SEPTEMBER 19, 2010:  The Eastern Pro National Series came to an exciting close in Dayton Tennessee with over 2000 spectators in attendance! Congratulations to the Champions Bill Barton in the Unlimited Class, Danny Rohrer in the Pro Modified Class and Duane Garretson in the Modified Stock Class.  The Pro Modified Class had points battles to the end that made every obstacle important for all six competitors going for the title.  The Champions will be presented at the W.E. Rock Grand National Championship, where the East meets the West drivers, at Miller Motorsports Park September 24th and 25th. Read More→

103 King Shocks Offers an Additional Support Program for Stock and Stock Mod, King Of the Hammers Racers

King Shocks is the official shock of Ultra4 racing and has been a big part of King of the Hammers since its inception. When the announcement was made that two new classes, Stock and Stock Mod were to be added to the line-up at KOH, we created a comprehensive program to support those competitors in addition to the thousands we post for the main race. King is posting a $1000 dollar cash prize for any racer that wins in either Stock or Stock Mod class on King Shocks, you just need to have King shocks front and rear and run a King sticker. To help you get there, any Stock or Stock-mod competitor who is entered into the race will receive a 15% discount on purchases for their race truck if you place your order before October 31st2011. Read More→

116 King Shocks Racer Robby Woods Earns Back to Back Second Place  Podiums at LOORRS, Glen Helen Night Race

King Shocks racer Robby Woods left Glen Helen raceway in San Bernardino, California with a matching set of 2nd place trophies after rounds 9 and 10 of the Lucas Oil Offroad Racing series. Robby races in the Pro-2 class for unlimited, two wheel drive trucks against some of the best drivers the sport has ever seen including King Shocks teammate and 7 time champion Carl Renezeder. Robby’s success is a welcomed sight to many fans and even a few fellow competitors who love to root for the underdog. Only a few years ago, Robby made a commitment to himself that he would design and build his own Pro-2 race truck and hit the track in what is arguably one of the most intense and challenging forms of racing on the planet. Read More→

113 Casey Currie and King Shocks out front in TORC Pro Light class The Traxxas, Torc series battle for Pro Light supremacy has been intense from the start. It’s clear that the competition will be spirited all season between several racers who have already distinguished themselves thus far. In the opening rounds at the Red Bud motocross track in Buchanan, Michigan King Shocks racer Samuel Hubinette earned back-to-back wins and the points lead right out of the box. At rounds 5 and 6 in Charlotte, North Carolina, it was King Shocks racer and defending Champion Casey Currie who would sweep the top spot on the podium in dominating fashion. Read More→

106 King Shocks Ford Raptor 3.0 OEM Performance Kits AvailableKing Shock’s new bolt-on, OEM performance kit for the Ford Raptor delivers increased wheel travel, damping force and overall performance when compared to the stock suspension. King’s engineers have spent countless hours tuning the shock valving to enhance off-road performance without compromising the Raptor’s on-road manners.

The front monotube, 3-inch diameter coilover with King’s Wide Range Compression Adjuster has over twice the piston surface area to provide greater damping control and 20 precise clicks of compression adjustment to fine tune the ride for any type of terrain. The nitrogen charged remote reservoirs help to cool the shock fluid and prevent shock fading when you need performance the most. Read More→

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103 King Shocks Offers an Additional Support Program for Stock and Stock Mod, King Of the Hammers Racers

King Shocks is the official shock of Ultra4 racing and has been a big part of King of the Hammers since its inception. When the announcement was made that two new classes, Stock and Stock Mod were to be added to the line-up at KOH, we created a comprehensive program to support those competitors in addition to the thousands we post for the main race. King is posting a $1000 dollar cash prize for any racer that wins in either Stock or Stock Mod class on King Shocks, you just need to have King shocks front and rear and run a King sticker. To help you get there, any Stock or Stock-mod competitor who is entered into the race will receive a 15% discount on purchases for their race truck if you place your order before October 31st 2011. Read More→