Tag Archives: King of the Hammers

KOH 2018 – Maddie Wedeking Race Report

Maddie and Aaron Wedeking driving Team PRP's 1808 car at 2018's King of the Hammers

By Maddie Wedeking Last year was our first time racing King of the Hammers. We were sitting around the campfire and decided about three days before the race that we wanted to enter. My dad would drive and I would co-dog. We worked really hard for those three days to get our Can Am X3 […]

Derek West Racing- Fight To The Finish At King Of The Hammers

Derek West kicks up dirt at the start of King of the Hammers 2017

Top Racers from around the globe come to Johnson Valley, California every February to compete in the hardest one day off road endurance race in the world! This year there were 122 racers in the 4400 class and only 50 finished the race. February 2-10, 2017…. Derek West and team # 20 left for Johnson Valley, California on Thursday […]

Jami Pellegrino: King of the Hammers Recap

Jami Pellegrino coming towards the finnish flag at KOH

As you may know, 2017 marks my second King of the Hammers in the UTV Class. My first year of racing KOH in 2016, I fell just short of the finish line by about 15 miles (after a very avoidable, yet un-experienced mechanical mishap). At that point I knew it was doable, and that I […]

The Teryx Girls are Back for the 2017 King of the Hammers

The Teryx Girls show off their Kawazaki

Lake Elsinore, CA – The Teryx Girls (Sara Price “Driver” & Erica Sacks “Co-Driver”) have been thinking of Hammertown for the last 12 months looking to better their result from last year at the 2017 King of the Hammers The toughest one day off-road race on the planet as the only all female team. The […]

Team Ducky Racing 2016 King of the Hammers UTV Race Recap

Team Ducky Racing's John Duckworth at King of the Hammers 2016

via UTVGuide.net After taking on the ULTRA4 series in 2015 and coming away with the Western and National title (see Chasing the Ultra4 UTV Championship) we were ready to tackle it again in 2016. Knowing we had to step up our game I decided that going with the latest offering from Polaris was the way […]

Derek West and His 8th King of the Hammers [recap]

Derek and team came ready for this race, very little work was required to be done on the car while on the lake bed. The focus was on getting just enough pre-running in and to be relaxed and ready for race day. The Jimmy’s car was working great and there was not a single issue […]

Beat Up and Past the Cutoff, Come Get Ya Some Finishes King of the Hammers

Well, our race didn’t go as we had planned. We were given starting positions and ours was 28th. We were on the 14th row. The flag dropped and we were off. We smashed on the gas and took the hole shot from the 27th car. We came off the first jump great and up Short […]

CJ Bynum King of the Hammers UTV Race Report

CJ Bynum racing King of the Hammers UTV Race

By CJ Bynum 2015 King of the Hammers UTV race was an adventure I stepped into this year. About three weeks before heading to KOH I was offered a RZR XP 1000 to race by Mr. Joe Bill Rogers. This man doesn’t even know me and offered his 20,000 dollar machine to an 18 year […]

CJ Bynum King of the Hammers Shootout Report

CJ Bynum's Venom Buggy at the King of the Hammers Backdoor Shootout

By CJ Bynum It was a good time and a great show as expected. This was my second year to attend King of the Hammers and my second year to race the backdoor shootout. The first year Bobby Tanner let me race his buggy Screaming Blue! This year I raced my new buggy, Venom. I finished […]