Nata nel 2007 come una sfida tra 12 amici per vincere una cassa di birra, oggi la King of the Hammers é diventata non solo la gara offroad di un giorno più dura al mondo ma anche, grazie ai quasi mille iscritti, l'evento offroad più grande al mondo. Dalle moto ai performanti Ultra4 passando per i veloci Desert Truck, la King of the Hammers é un evento difficile da spiegare se almeno una volta nella tua vita non sei stato nel Lakebed. Raul Gomez conquista la sua seconda corona consecutiva.
Born in 2007 as a challenge between 12 friends to win a case of beer, today the King of the Hammers has become not only the toughest one-day offroad race in the world but also, thanks to almost a thousand entrants, the largest offroad event big in the world. King of the Hammers is a difficult event to explain if you haven't been to the Lakebed at least once in your life. Raul Gomez captures his 2nd consecutive crown at the Nitto Race of Kings.
On Wednesday, February 3, the roar of the powerful engines of the 4400 class thundered in Hammertown to decide who would be fastest in qualifying for the King of the Hammers. This year the fastest was JP Juan Rail Gomez (1: 36.459) followed by Jason Scherer (1: 36.529) and Bryan Crofts (1: 36.689).
The friends off-road battle for a case of beer, it's as much of a festival and celebration of all-things off-road as it is a race, despite races taking place, has transformed into a weeklong annual bash that brings upward of 50,000 people from all over the globe to gather in the California desert. Today, the King of the Hammers has achieved a huge reputation among all offroad enthusiasts. But who really knows how KOH was born?
In its thirteenth edition, the King of the Hammers has become an event in the event like no other in the world. A week entirely dedicated to offroad that has thrilled the large audience in the Johnson Valley and the one that followed the KOH Week at home. Jason Scherer wins the King of the Hammers for the third time and he is the first back-to-back winner. Casey Gilbert the Every Man Challenge, Luke McMillin the Desert Invitational, Will Stewart the Shootout and Mitch Guthrie Jr the UTV race.
Alla sua tredicesima edizione, la King of the Hammers è diventata un evento nell'evento senza pari al mondo. Una settimana interamente dedicata all'offroad che ha entusiasmato il numeroso pubblico presente nella Johnson Valley. Jason Scherer vince per la terza volta e la seconda consecutiva il Nitto King of the Hammers 2019. Casey Gilbert il 4WP Every Man Challenge, Luke McMillin il Desert Invitational, Will Stewart lo Shootout ed infine Mitch Guthrie Jr. il Can Am UTV King of the Hammers.
In its thirteenth edition, the Nitto King of the Hammers Powered By Optima Batteries has become an event in the event like no other in the world. After 235 miles of punishing desert terrain and some of the most difficult rockcrawling trails in the world, Jason Scherer wins for the third time the King of the Hammers. Jason made history as the first back-to-back winner.
Alla sua tredicesima edizione, la Nitto King of the Hammers Powered By Optima Batteries è diventata un evento nell'evento senza pari al mondo. Dopo 235 miglia che hanno messo alla prova piloti e veicoli, Jason Scherer vince per la terza volta e la seconda consecutiva la King of the Hammers.