Save the week! King of the Hammers 2020 is coming

Every year in California, the first week of February is dedicated to the King of the Hammers: the toughest off-road race in the world. Check out the 2020 KOH week.

Photography Paolo Baraldi

Make your plans now for 2020 King of the Hammers!

SAVE THE WEEK! The Nitto Tires King of the Hammers 2020 will take place on Friday, February 7th, 2020.


KOH WEEK, however, will be something you don’t want to miss. Hammertown opens on FRIDAY January 31, 2020 and closes on SUNDAY February 9th. Why 10 days you ask? The MOTOS ARE BACK plus there will be a massive celebration closing ceremony with live music – presented by Monster Energy – on Saturday night. You really don’t want to miss it. Make your travel plans accordingly.

What to expect from the KOH week

Racing will include the Can-Am Motorsports UTV King of the Hammers, the Shootout, the Everyman Challenge, the Toyo Desert Invitational (T1 trucks), the Nitto King of the Hammers Ultra4 race, plus the King of the Motos event!


Official Schedule: 


- Friday, January 31st (Can-Am Opening Weekend):

HammerTown opens


- Saturday, February 1st (Can-Am Opening Weekend):

UTV Qualifying


- Sunday, February 2nd (Can-Am Opening Weekend):

UTV King of the Hammers Main Race


- Monday, February 3rd:

Every Man Challenge Qualifying

Shootout at night

UTV and Shootout awards to follow Shootout

Band #1 plays after Shootout


- Tuesday, February 4th:

King of the Hammers qualifying


- Wednesday, February 5th:

Every Man Challenge Main Race

EMC Awards following race

Band #2 after EMC


- Thursday, February 6th:

T1 Race


- Friday, February 7th:

Nitto King of the Hammers Main Race


- Saturday, February 8th:

King of the Motos

T1, KOH and KOM Awards following race

Band #3 plays after race


Here to pre-order your spectator tickets and camper passes for KOH2020!


In this article of mine you will find all the information on how to best organize your trip to follow the King of the Hammers.

About ULTRA4 RACING and King of The Hammers

ULTRA4 is a vehicle type, class and series. The vehicles are unlimited four-wheel drive, capable of competing in multiple racing disciplines – extreme rock crawling, high-speed desert racing and short course.  In 12 years, the sport has grown significantly from the inaugural King of the Hammers to an eight race national series including a national championship. ULTRA4 Racing is managed by Hammerking Productions located in Temecula, CA.  To learn more, please visit www.ultra4racing.com