King of the Hammers has a reputation as the most difficult one day off-road race in the world, pushing team and machine to their breaking point, and beyond. Attrition in 2021 was as high as ever, with only 37 of 84 competitors reaching the finish line within the 14-hour time limit. Randy Slawson wins the King of the Hammers, fast qualifier JP Gomez and his brother Raul Gomez rounded out the podium in their single-seat in second and third position.
4WP Every Man Challenge, the punishing 121-mile course consisted of whooped out roads and high-speed lakebeds on the first lap, and some of the hardest rock crawling canyons in the world on the second lap, with only 37 out of the 115 vehicles that took the green flag crossing the finish line within the eleven-hour time limit. Chayse Caprara Takes the Victory at 4WP Every Man Challenge.
Nello spirito dell’Every Man Challenge, Kyle Seggelin ha trasformato il suo Toyota 4Runner del 1986 nel primo veicolo elettrico ad affrontare la classe EV alla King of the Hammers. Spinto dal motore elettrico di una Nissan Leaf e con sua sorella come copilota, Seggelin è entrato nei libri di storia della KOH vincendo la classe EV! Arrivando silenziosamente al traguardo, il duo ha conquistato i cuori ed il rispetto di ogni persona in Hammertown.
In the spirit of the Every Man Challenge, Kyle Seggelin turned his 1986 Toyota 4Runner into the first electric vehicle to take on the EV class at King of the Hammers. Powered by the electric motor from a Nissan Leaf, and his sister as co-driver, they drove into the KOH history books and won the EV Class! Coming across the finish line silently, the duo won the hearts and respect of every person watching - showing the spirit of ingenuity, hard work, and passion for racing.
There is no denying that the volume of UTVs are taking over the desert. The Can-Am UTV King of the Hammers Presented by Progressive proves that with 113 cars taking the start. However, King of the Hammers is known as the most brutal one-day race for a reason. 46 vehicles finished. Kyle Chaney Tops An All Can-Am Podium.
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).
Tuesday 2nd February was an adrenaline-pumping day in Hammertown. The All Balls Racing King of the Motos was held, won by the young Trystan Hart and in the short course took place the qualifications for the 4WP Every Man Challenge. David Hartman was the fast overall qualifier (1:52.66).
After an amazing weekend dedicated to the Toyo Tires Desert Challenge Presented by Monster Energy T1 Desert Invitational, on Monday 1st February took place the qualifying for the UTV race (Jay Shaw got the first position on the starting grid) and in the evening the long-awaited and spectacular Shootout won by Chris Kaufman.
Bryce Menzies Takes Back To Back Wins In His AWD Mason Truck.
The Toyo Tires Desert Invitational Presented by Monster Energy kicked off an action-packed week of racing featuring the biggest purse in desert racing. $270,000 in prize money was awarded across T1, T2, B1, B2, B3, and Class 11 vehicles.
2021 Optima Batteries King of the Hammers Presented by Lasernut Race Week is in its kick-off. Saturday 30th January will start this incredible week that takes us to the main event on Saturday 6th February: the King of the Hammers race known as the world's hardest one day off-road race. In this article you will find out the day by day schedule of the KOH Week.