ULTRA4 TOP TEN MOST ICONIC DRIVERS
Fans, drivers, crew and teams counted down the 10 most iconic drivers in Ultra4 as a part of the countdown to the 2020 Nitto King of the Hammers week. In this article I put them all together with a surprise for the Europeans: Jim Marsden.
THE BRAVE OF ULTRA4 EUROPE AT KING OF THE HAMMERS 2020
In 2020 three Ultra4 Europe drivers will be protagonists in the Johnson Valley (CA) among the big names of Ultra4 Racing. For them participating in the King of the Hammers is a dream that become true and it is a hard challenge both from a logistical and a competitive point of view. In this article I present to you who are these three brave teams.
CULLINAN, THE DIAMOND THAT WON THE REBELLE RALLY
Emme Hall and Rebecca Donaghe brought a Rolls Royce Cullinan to the Rebelle Rally. A challenge for many unthinkable that has turned into a great success.
REBELLE RALLY 2020, A RACE THAT CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE
The fifth edition of Rebelle Rally will take place from 8 to 17 October 2020. Rebelle Rally is a race, a journey and an inner voyage that can change your life.
ULTRA4 EUROPE 2019, HOW THE CHAMPIONSHIP ENDED
BF Goodrich King of Poland closed the Ultra4 Europe 2019 season. Waiting for the King of the Hammers 2020, where three European teams will be competing, let's see how this year's championship ended and who are the champions in each category.
2020 JEEP GLADIATOR RUBICON 3.6L V6 BY BARLOW ADVENTURES. THE PAOLO BARALDI TEST
Thanks to Nena Barlow I was able to test, in european exclusive, the new Jeep Gladiator on the dunes of Glamis (CA). It was a pleasant surprise and a confirmation of the overlanding qualities of this pickup that only with a few modification it is possible to change its face and performance.
HOW TO LIVE YOUR DREAM AT KING OF THE HAMMERS 2020
If you are willing and if you have the chance to face a trip to America, the KOH is not so difficult to follow. If you share the expenses with friends it's even easier! Here are some tips from Paolo Baraldi, an expert on this American race, on how to organize your trip.
JIM "THE KING" MARSDEN
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
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.
TOTAL CHAOS FULLY INVOLVED IN REBELLE RALLY
“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
"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
THE HARDEST TRIAL IN EUROPE! EUROPA TRUCK TRIAL GOES IN TO THE 31 SEASON!
“Since 1989, Europe Truck Trial offers exciting competitions with serial Trucks and prototypes across Europe. This year we visit many successful current venues and this time also some classics from the past years. It again passes through five different countries in Europe. Truck Trial to impress not only the action also connect people and friends and fans. We wish you all a good timely planning of the season 2020. See you at the Truck Trial!” The OVS, commissioners and Marshalls.
WAITING FOR BF GOODRICH KING OF POLAND
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
KERRY HUFTON: IN LOVE WITH ULTRA4 EUROPE
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
In extreme competitions, the winch is definitely one of the most whipped accessories. For these reasons it is important to take care of it.