JIM "THE KING" MARSDEN

Sport

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With the victory at BF Goodrich King of Poland, Jim Marsden was crowned 2019 Ultra4 Europe Champion. With this exclusive interview Marsden talks about this important result and how he lives the Ultra4 world.

KING OF POLAND CROWNS MARSDEN KING AND CHAMPION

Sport

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BF Goodrich King of Poland ended the 2019 season of Ultra4 Europe. The leitmotive was the battle between Jim Marsden and Cedric Porcher.  Jim Marsden won the race and with three out of four races won also the European title.




REBELLE RALLY 2019, A RACE AND AN INNER JOURNEY THROUGH THE REAL AMERICAN WEST

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A race, a journey and an inner voyage. The Rebelle Rally for its fourth edition once again tested the 38 female crews who traveled, with the only help of maps and compass, 2300 km through the most beautiful places in the American west.

TOTAL CHAOS FULLY INVOLVED IN REBELLE RALLY

Sport/Tech

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“Total Chaos Fabrication builds what I believe is the best aftermarket suspension components available and is woman owned” - Emily Miller. Total Chaos is fully involved in the Rebelle Rally both as event partner and in the competition with 5 teams whose cars are modified with its products. Let's find out the details of this interesting story.

SUPPORT THE JESSI COMBS FOUNDATION

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"I ask that… all of you celebrate my life and everything I stand for. I ask that you do everything in your power to share my mission, what I put my entire life on the line for. To reveal to this world what they are capable of, by showing them the confidence and abilities they already possess.” – Jessi Combs

EUROPA TRUCK TRIAL: EVEN IF THEY ARE NOT FAST, THEY ROCK!

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This year, Europa Truck Trial Championship celebrated its 30th anniversary. The 2019 season was filled with so much spectacle with a tight fight between the teams for the title of champions. The leitmotiv was however the driving skill of the pilots and their constant struggle against gravity.

WAITING FOR BF GOODRICH KING OF POLAND

Sport

After three races, the BF Goodrich King of Poland will award the 2019 title of the Ultra4 Europe championship. The battle for the title seems to be between Jim Marsden and Cedric Porcher. Butler will not be in race but from him we have a scoop for 2020 season. 

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, MR. ROBSON, DAVID ROBSON

Sport

Why me? David Robson's answer that he gave me when I asked him to do this interview. A few modest words which perfectly portray one of the Ultra4 Europe pillars. In this article we will know not only find out the Robson representative of U4E but also the man David. 


U4E 2019: THE POINT OF THE SITUATION AFTER 3 RACES

Sport

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For its third race of 2019, Ultra4 Europe is back where it all started: the Walters Arena. Jim Marsden won the BF Goodrich King of Britain and is a leader in the 2019 championship .

KING OF FRANCE IN THE WORDS OF SOME PROTAGONISTS

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I told you in detail how the BF Goodrich King of France went. Before closing this second chapter of the 2019 season of Ultra4 Europe, let's let some protagonists of the race tell this story.


CHRIS BOWLER: THE MAN BEHIND ULTRA4 EUROPE RACES

Sport

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Thanks to the people who work behind the scenes we can participate and watch magnificent competitions. Check out the interview with Chris Bowler, Ultra4 Europe Race Director.

CAMP JEEP 2019 IN SAN MARTINO DI CASTROZZA

Event

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The spirit of the iconic Jeep brand comes to life for the sixth consecutive year at the 2019 Camp Jeep, the event that allows Jeep Owners Group (JOG) members and fans from around the world to come together to live an exclusive experience.

JEEPERS MEETING, EUROPE'S LARGEST JEEP MEETING

Event

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From June 27 to 30, at the Offroad Arena in Maggiora (NO), the 17th edition of the Jeepers Meeting took place. The Jeep were the only link between the protagonists who gave life to this legendary event that was born from a vision of Bruno Tinelli.


MUDRACER: STORY AND SECRETS OF THEIR SUCCESSES

Tech

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Cedric Porcher and Noel Herve, MudRacer team, began their adventure in the Ultra4 Europe races just last year and in a short time as rookie of this discipline they became protagonists fighting on equal terms with the top drivers of Ultra4 Europe. This year, after three races, they are second in the championship ranking.

BF GOODRICH KING OF FRANCE VALLEE BLEUE

Sport

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The Center Tout Terrain of Montalieu Vercieu (F) hosted the second race of the Ultra4 Europe 2019 championship. The new French location, on the left bank of the Rhone, was enjoyed by all the drivers who found an ideal terrain for their rigs. The Englishman Rob Butler is the winner of the BF Goodrich King of France.


GLADIATOR, THE RETURN OF THE JEEP PICK UP

Tech

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After 27 years, the pick up is back among the various Jeep models. The new Gladiator fully represents the tradition and the spirit of freedom and adventure of the Stars and Stripes brand. 

JEEP WRANGLER RUBICON 1941, 100% STREET LEGAL

Tech

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At the San Martino di Castrozza Camp Jeep, Mopar presented the 1941 Rubicon with a unique look to pay tribute to a given symbol for Jeep: 1941, the birth year of the mythical Willys.


KERRY HUFTON: IN LOVE WITH ULTRA4 EUROPE

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Kerry Hufton made her debut as co-pilot at BF Goodrich King of Spain Les Comes. It is certainly not the first woman to sit next to the pilot in an Ultra4 rig but it is interesting to feel her story and her impressions just after her first time in a race.

KOS: THE STORIES OF SOME PROTAGONISTS

Sport

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I told you in detail how the BF Goodrich King Of Spain Les Comes went. Before closing this first chapter of the 2019 season of Ultra4 Europe, let's let some protagonists of the race tell this story.


BF GOODRICH KING OF SPAIN LES COMES

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Epic Spanish debut of Ultra4 Europe's 2019 championship. The BF Goodrich King of Spain Les Comes was one of the toughest and most intense races ever. Jim Marsden is the winner of the KOS.

MONTALIEU VERCIEU, HOUSE OF EUROPE TRUCK TRIAL

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This year Europa Truck Trial is celebrating its 30 years of activity. In France at Montalieu Vercieu celebrated this important anniversary. With its 23 years of uninterrupted truck trials, I can safely say that the small French village overlooking the Rhone is the real home of this spectacular offroad discipline.

WITH SCHOOL TO DO TRUCK TRIAL

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The French round of Europe Truck Trial has seen among its participants in the two-axle category also a team of professors and students of a professional school in Nimes. The crew of the Raimu Motor Sport managed to complete the race on board of an Iveco Unic 75 built by them.


RIDE TO: INTERNATIONAL CAR FOREST

Travel

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Following offroad races and events around the world offers many interesting opportunities. One of these is certainly to discover unique places that are often far from the classic tourist routes. In Nevada the International Car Forest is certainly one of these places.

ULTRA4 EUROPE ROAD TO THE HAMMERS 2020 

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With the start of the races, the European teams will be able to play for the chance to participate in the King of the Hammers 2020. Let's find out how.

S0ME RIGS THAT WILL BE PROTAGONISTS AT KING OF SPAIN 

Tech

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The BF Goodrich King of Spain will be the first race of the Ultra4 Europe 2019 championship. Before diving into the race we take a sneak peek at some cars that will be protagonists at Les Comes.


SCENT OF PARIS-DAKAR: PORSCHE 911 4X4 RALLY RAID

Tech

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Let's discover the story and the technical secrets of the Porsche 911 4x4 built by the Italian Agostino Rizzardi, which recalls the mythical Paris-Dakar with René Metge or Jacky Ickx.

JEEP GLADIATOR CONCEPTS AT EASTER JEEP SAFARI

Tech

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The Jeep Gladiator will reign supreme at this year’s Easter Jeep Safari as the Jeep and Mopar brands have once again joined forces to create six new, custom-built concept vehicles for the annual event that takes place in Moab, Utah.

JEEP GLADIATOR: TEST AT EVERY MAN CHALLENGE

Tech

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Jeep has entrusted the new Gladiator to Savvy Off-Road to bring it to the King of the Hammers 4WP Every Man Challenge. Robby Gordon and Erik Miller drove it; they won the qualifying and ranked sixth in the Spidertrax 4600 Stock Class.


HOW AN EL CAMINO IT BECAME A HILL CAMINO

Tech

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Beautiful story of a 1977 El Camino transformed into a 4-wheel drive per bet. Garrett Davidson, from Nevada, inherited this El Camino from his grandfather, who used it to move around Silver State mines, Garret giving it new life as Hill Camino.

2019 KING OF THE HAMMERS

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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 is the first back-to-back winner.

2019 EVERY MAN CHALLENGE

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A race on a human scale where the difference is made by the drivers more than the performance of the vehicle; this is the 4WP Every Man Challenge. Casey Gilbert won the EMC while Erik Miller and Robby Gordon brought the new Jepp Gladiator into the race.

2019 DESERT INVITATIONAL

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The big news of 2019 KOH Week was the Toyo Tire Desert Invitational Presented by Monster Energy with the powerful and fast T1 Desrt Truck that thrilled all the fans of the King of the Hammers. Luke McMillin won the race by taking home a check for $ 100,000.


2019 KOH EXPERIENCE

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Thanks to GenRight you can experience the King of the Hammers in a unique way. We participated at  KOH Experience; a trip along the KOH 2019 race course. More than 100 Jeeps participated in the 2019 KOH Experience .

2019 UTV KING OF THE HAMMERS

Sport

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UTV race has inaugurated the King of the Hammers week. With the passing of the years these vehicles have become increasingly powerful and fast and the race course becomes more hard. Mitch Guthrie Jr. won the utv race.

TEAM EUROPE AT KOH 2019

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This year, at the King of the Hammers, Europe was represented by 6 teams that raced under the Ultra4 Europe flag. On their return home, we interviewed them to get to know their impressions of this great adventure.


TROPHY RAT

Tech

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It's not a hot rod, it's not a rat rod and it's not a trophy truck but it's a Trophy Rat!

Let's discover this wonderful rig made by Keith Northrup of Northrup Fab.

GALAXIA DE LA BAJA

Tech

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We find it in Hammertown build by the Triple Nickel Racing team. This Galaxie is able to show its "balls" in the dusty tracks of the American deserts.

THE RACE TRACTOR

Tech

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The Race Tractor was born from a 1951 Power Wagon pickup and from Jeremy Benson's off-road passion. A beautiful Ultra4 style truck.


GIGGLEPIN RACING LITTLE LADY

Tech

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Only a few drivers in Europe have won 6 titles in international competitions in just one year. Jim Marsden of Gigglepin Racing holds this envied record for the year 2018. In this article we will discover all the secrets of his rig Little Lady.

TRIBUTE, PERFORMANCE N' PASSION

Tech

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Tribute, the rig of Franck Daurelle and Francoise Hollender made its debut in September of last year at the Balkan Offroad, winning it, and then in 2018 it was the protagonist of Breslau Poland and again of the Balkan Offroad.

MONTADOR'S RIG WSR 500

Tech

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Let's continue our journey into the world of Ultra4 Europe by introducing the French Nicolas Montador and the rig with which he will participate in the King of the Hammers 2019. Nicolas has moved from stuntman to top driver of Ultra4 Europe.


EMILY MILLER: QUEEN OF MOROCCO

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Emily Miller, founder of Rebelle Rally, returned to Morocco after a few years to participate in the Carta Rallye. Along with Lilly Macaruso, Emily showed all his qualities of driver triumphed in this new experience. This victory goes to enrich the long and prestigious palmares of Emily Miller.

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED: TOTAL CHAOS AT VEGAS TO RENO

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Nicole Pitell-Vaughan, the Queen of Chaos, drove the entire 530miles distance of Vegas to Reno as the only driver of the Total Chaos team. With her co-pilote Tim Schrader they ranked 5th in the 7200 category. Excellent result that highlights the excellent performance of Toyota Lil'T.


JEEP HOT ROD LEVI'S EDITION BY JEEPERS CLUB MILANO

Tech

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Created in 2015 by the Jeepers Club Milano to celebrate the 40th anniversary of CJ Levi's Edition, this Jeep Hot Rod has quickly become a must in all of Europe and has become an icon of all the Jeep brand and American car culture fans.

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH THE FATHER OF WRANGLER JL

Stories of People

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I had the honor of meeting and spending a nice day with Anthony Carvallo; one of the 5 Product Planning Managers who followed the development of the new Wrangler for Jeep. 

SCARLETT: THE ULTRA4 ITALIAN WAY BY ACE RACING 

Tech

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In this article we present you “Scarlett”, the new rig of Ace Racing. This is a real Ultra4 style 4x4 built using the most modern technical solutions and the best components on the market.


WITH THE SCHOOL AT TRUCK TRIAL

Sport

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The French round of Europe Truck Trial has seen among its participants also a team of professors and students of a professional school in Nimes. 

WRANGLER JL CODE 1 BY DYNATRAC

Tech

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First in Europe we had the honor to test the new Wrangler JL and always first we photographed the first JL prepared by Dynatrac. Here are all the secrets.

10 CHECK RECOMMENDED BY DEFTEK

Tech

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In extreme competitions, the winch is definitely one of the most whipped accessories. For these reasons it is important to take care of it.