Nella Race of Kings, la gara conclusiva e più attesa della King of the Hammers, JP Gomez ha conquistato una stupenda vittoria risalendo dalla 99° posizione fino alla prima. Randy Slawson ha conquistato la Every Man Challenge, Kyle Chaney ha vinto per la quarta volta consegutiva la gara degli UTV e Christopher Polvoorde ha dominato nella Desert Challenge.
The Nitto Race of Kings proved to be an action-packed race of broken parts, crushed dreams, last-minute leader changes and absolute triumph for a select few. From a field of 116 competitors at the tough one-day race that traversed the desert sections and notoriously difficult rock trails of Johnson Valley, JP Gomez fought his way from the back of the pack to take the win after a dramatic day of racing at the grand finale.
For an amazing fourth time in a row, Kyle Chaney (#191) took the overall victory at the Can-Am UTV Hammers Championship. He battled over 130 competitors, the challenging and varied terrain of Johnson Valley, and even the elements to cross the checkered flag first. The historic victory makes him the only 2024 Progressive King of the Hammers Presented by Nitto and Powered by OPTIMA Batteries competitor ever to four-peat standing on the top spot of the podium.
The Toyo Desert Challenge Presented by Monster Energy is in its fourth year as one of the feature events of the 2024 KOH long Week. Capturing the overall and T1 class win in the Unlimited Race was Christopher Polvoorde (#94) in his brand-new 1,000-horsepower Mason Motorsports AWD truck. Polvoorde started from the pole and had a near-flawless race with only one flat tire the entire afternoon. Following Saturday’s Prologue, the Baja Vida Class 11 Showdown Presented by EMPI.
From a 2007 challenge between friends to win a case of beer, over the years, the King of the Hammers has evolved into first becoming the toughest one-day offroad race in the world and then transforming into a more than week-long event involving every type of offroad vehicle. In this article of mine you will find everything you should know about the King of the Hammers and be ready to attend KOH 2024 which will take place from January 18th to February 3rd.
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.
Dal 28 gennaio al 5 febbraio si è svolta nella Johnson Valley (deserto del Mojave in California) la 16° edizione della King of the Hammers. Una settimana di gare, unica nel mondo dell'offroad, con i più famosi piloti a stelle e strisce delle varie discipline offroad che hanno offerto agli spettatori del lakebed e a chi ha seguito la diretta streaming uno spettacolo unico nel suo genere. Dan Fresh vince di nuovo la 4WP Every Man Challenge e Raul Gomez vince la Race of Kings diventando il nono RE.
From January 28 to February 5, the 16th edition of the King of the Hammers was staged in Johnson Valley (Mojave desert in California). A week of racing, unique in the off-road world, with the most famous stars and stripes drivers of the various offroad disciplines who offered spectators in the Lakebed and those who followed the live streaming a unique show of its kind. Dan Fresh Wins again at the 4WP Every Man Challenge and Raul Gomez wins the Race of Kings becoming the ninth KING.