King of The Hammers History
Jeff Knoll and Dave Cole founded King of the Hammers back in 2007, planning the first race on the napkin in the bar. The first race took place in 2008 and involved only 50 drivers and no spectators at all.
Though, King of The Hammers kept crowing year by year, and has become one of the most notable off-road events in the United States. More than 35,000 people have visited King of The Hammers in person, and about 500,000 people have watched its online broadcast.
ULTRA4 Racing Series
Thanks to its astonishing success, King of The Hammers race has evolved to the series of 7 off-road racing events around the country, which are qualifying races for the main King of The Hammers race. The racing series received the name of ULTRA4 Racing Series.
This racing series gives drivers a chance to compete in a number of racing types, from rock crawling to desert racing, and on a number of terrains, including public lands and private motorsports parks.
What distinguishes ULTRA4 Racing Series from other off-road races, is the almost complete absence of restrictions regarding vehicles. The only requirement is that vehicle should be capable of 4-wheel drive. As to everything else, vehicles can be in a variety of sizes, shapes, and configurations. To define these cars, a new a racing class, known as the ULTRA4 class, was established.
King of The Hammers 2016 Date
In 2016 traditional King of The hammers (KOH) week will start on Sunday, January 31st with the 5th Annual King of the Motos and end up on Friday, February 5, 2016 with the main event of the week – Nitto King of the Hammers!