Archive for Rusty Bray


Over the next week off-road enthusiasts from around the globe will converge on the tiny desert hamlet of Johnson Valley California. The sparsely populated community swells to over 20,000 when the annual pilgrimage of off roaders descends on Means dry lakebed for the King of the Hammers event. More than just a race, the weeklong event offers a multitude of entertainment options for those who like to test the merit of their machines, and driving ability over some of the harshest terrain known to man.  The event epicenter springs from the dust to form a virtual city known as Hammertown. Read More→

Four Teammates Head to American Rock Sports Challenge This Weekend

RENO, NV    JULY 13, 2011  Torchmate CNC Cutting Systems has officially been announced as the Title Sponsor of the Ultra4 Stampede, after being a primary sponsor of the “Lucas Oil on the Edge” 2011 Griffin King of the Hammers TV Show and supporting an entire team for the Ultra4 series including 4 entries at this weekends American Rock Sports Challenge.  The Torchmate Racing Team is burning an impression on the entire offroad community as impressive as the Torchmate CNC Tables precision cuts.  Read More→

RENO, NV     MAY 23, 2011   Torchmate Racing Rusty Bray finished first in last weekends Rausch Creek Qualifier for the 2012 King of the Hammers, securing a win in the Ultra4 series and a spot in the 2012 Griffin King of the Hammers.  “The track just kept getting more and more brutal and we started loosing parts and oil pressure,” remembers Rusty Bray.  “As we got closer and saw the leaders Levi (Shirley) and Lucas (Murphy) I asked my co-driver Mike “Fish” Hulfish if he wanted to go for the finish or for the win…and he said for the win!”  The second place finisher was just over 4 minutes behind.

Rusty Bray Video at Rausch Creek Qualifier:

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RENO, NV     MAY 13, 2011   Torchmate Racing Ken Blume and Rusty Bray will compete in this weekends W.E. Rock Eastern Pro Series National event in Dayton, TN.   The opening round for the Eastern Series, both Ken Blume and Rusty Bray will be focused on winning the Pro Mod class and setting the stage for the rest of the season.

Ken Blume has been competing at the highest levels of professional rock crawling competition for the last decade under the banner of Rock Rod Racing. While Rock Rod Racing has dabbled in the go fast stuff with numerous top finishes in short course rock/woods events, their core emphasis has been on the competitive side of rock crawling events across the nation.  Strong consistent performances over the years helped Blume win two series championships in the punishing and competitive W.E. Rock series. “Our current Pro Mod race Jeep has 4 seasons and multiple series championships under its belt.  It’s time for some freshening of the car and having the Torchmate CNC plasma cutting system on hand will enable faster design, cutting and fabrication and allow some design elements previously not considered,” said Ken Blume.  “We are proud to be associated with Torchmate racing and look forward to being a part of their team.” Read More→