APPLE VALLEY, CA SEPTEMBER 24, 2010 In a perfectly matched scenario, Jason Scherer will be driving the Dave Cole Motorsports Ultra4 car for the 2011 season. Their season will consist of the 2011 King of the Hammers, 2011 Grand Slam Series and the 2011 Best in the Desert series as well as selected VORRA races.
The blue digital camo car has been featured in multiple magazines as an icon of the Ultra 4 class. Car owner Dave Cole “is excited to be joining into a partnership with Jason Scherer. This is the ultimate winning team with a proven driver behind the wheel of a quality car.” The car is prepped at Desert Concepts Inc. and is currently getting ready for the 2010 Baja 1000 where the Pirate4x4 team will race in Class 1 down the Baja peninsula.
The two partnered for their first victory placing 1st in the 2010 BITD Vegas to Reno Ultra4 Class this August. “It was an awesome car to race in,” said Jason Scherer, 2009 King of the Hammers winner. “I drove half of the race, and didn’t want to get out. I can see many more podium wins with this teams dedication to racing.”
Jason Scherer, with co driver Jason Berger, will race the car in the 2011 King of the Hammers. That will spiral them into the 2011 Grand Slam series with Scherer as the driver of record. Dave Cole will be the driver of record for the Best in the Desert series and the selected VORRA races they attend. They will both be driving, with the podium as their main focus.
More about Dave Cole: Dave Cole has a long list of podium wins in the rock crawling arena including car owner and spotter for the 2006 W.E.Rock Pro-Mod World Championship. He is a partner in Hammerking Productions that promotes the King of the Hammers among other successful properties. Cole is very active in land use and club activities as the President of the Friends of Johnson Valley in Southern California who works daily to keep the area open to motorists. Cole is supported by his wife and three children, including Bailey who has become a part of the pit crew.
More about Jason Scherer: Jason Scherer has stood on the podium at most events winning one of the most prestigious events: 2009 King of the Hammers. His consistency and race car set-up is also proven winning the Pro-Rock Championship in 2006, repeating in 2007. Jason’s growing list of high profile finishes have earned him the honor of being nominated for Dirt Sports “Driver of the Year” award two years in a row and Scherer is a Team BFGoodrich driver for 4 years in a row, an honor reserved for those who embody the image and determination to be the best. Scherer embraces his racing career with a very supportive wife and daughter who join him on the trails of Northern California.