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2021 KOH ENTRY LIST FOR BOTH UTV RACES

2021 KOH ENTRY LIST Its’ no surprise to us, but yet again UTVs make up the biggest class of the entire King Of The Hammers race week in Johnson Valley, California. This year, the usual suspects of great drivers have two opportunities at glory. First, on Saturday January 30th, out in the desert, the UTVs will be racing head to head with Class 10 cars for a piece of the $85,000 purse. Here you will see drivers that have never raced at Hammers before such as 2020 SCORE INTERNATIONAL Overall Champion, Matt Burroughs and at…

2021 UTV RACING AND RECREATION NEWS

2021 UTV RACING AND RECREATION NEWS As we’ve reported over the last few months, the pandemic and response to it have caused a spike in OHV/UTV sales and recreation and 2021 UTV racing and recreation news. Better yet, the lockdown lull in UTV racing and jamborees also had positive effects and created a renewed interest in UTV racing. To keep busy and prevent COVID cabin fever, race promoters worked on their 2021 racing schedules as they waited to resume racing. Last month, Best in the Desert (BITD) and SCORE announced their…

Red Bull/RZR stars race up Chocolate Thunder 

What happens when two SXS racing champions and a world renown drone pilot are dropped in the middle of Johnson Valley to take on the iconic King of the Hammers desert? Two Vehicles, One Shot! Johnny FPV, master of aerial POV footage, pushes the speed of flight to capture Seth Quintero and Mitch Guthrie Jr. in a single-take, uncut action edit as these two young racers gun it to the top of the mountain, carving their own lines and crawling over the desert’s biggest rocks. See our article on the pairs OTC Dakar racers HERE.…

$85,000 UTV Vs. CLASS 10 RACE AT KOH 

 The 2021 King Of The Hammers schedule was announced recently and a new $85,000 UTV Vs. Class 10 desert race has been added to the opening weekend known as “2021 Toyo Tires Desert Challenge, presented by Monster Energy” in Johnson Valley Jan 29-31.  This desert race will pit Class 10 buggies head to head with the UTVs in a fight for their portion of a 85,000 purse.  First place in each class UTV (B3) or 10 (B2) will get $10,000 for their efforts, 2nd will receive $5000 and third gets $2500. Plus the big money goes to…

CASEY CURRIE SHOWS YOU AROUND HIS CAN-AM MAVERICK X3 X RC

Casey Currie, the 2020 Dakar champion shows us his KOH, Can-Am Maverick X3 X RC.  S3 Powersports Baja Designs  KMC Wheels Factory UTV Nitto Tires Fox Shocks Fabwerx Superwinch Currie Enterprises Monster Energy Magpul Eibach Crow Enterprises CAN-AM https://youtu.be/V6fM61uAWAg

Cody Miller Finishes KOH Unlimited 4400 Race In A Can-Am X3

After a grueling Can-Am KOH UTV race last Sunday, Cody Miller (finished 9th) stuck around Hammertown in Johnson Valley, CA this week and waited until he could enter the main big boy race in the Ultra 4 Racing 4400 Unlimited class. After Qualifying an impressive 25th out of over 100 big horsepower cars, Cody took the holeshot on the 12th row. The day long race saw lots of drama with the seasoned rock racers up front while Cody steered his Maxxis / Elka equipped Can-Am Maverick X3 around the one desert loop and two rock…

CAN-AM DOMINATES KING OF HAMMERS

With a statement-making performance, Can-Am racer and rock-crawling rookie Hunter Miller won the 2020 Can-Am UTV King of the Hammers race Sunday in Johnson Valley, California. Can-Am drivers Kyle Chaney and Phil Blurton rounded out the podium to complete the historic all-Can-Am podium sweep, and Can-Am drivers took four of the top five spots and eight of the top 10. It was first time a Can-Am has won the KOH UTVs. “It’s the absolute hardest race I’ve ever done in my entire life,” said Miller. “I’ve been racing for 25…

Yamaha Announces 2020 bLU cRU Bonuses!

Yamaha’s bLU cRU program offers championship bonuses ranging from $2,500 to $15,000 – or even a new YFZ450R – for eligible racers competing in select classes with Yamaha’s 2019 or newer YXZ1000R, YXZ1000R SS, or YFZ450R models. Racers can register online at YamahabLUcRU.com and apply for the bLU cRU benefits. Once approved, racers will receive a reloadable Yamaha bLU cRU debit card and $45 credit on their bLUcRUswag.com account for bLU cRU apparel. These racers will be eligible to receive championship bonuses paid directly…

BLOODLINES: ROOTS OF PASSION

An epic battle of Father versus Son. One of the toughest courses on earth, designed to chew up racers and spit them back out, only egg's on the Guthrie boys. Mitch senior only races one race, and his son is out to take the crown. Who will be crowned King of The Hammers? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ebXjq5-gHmc

Who Claimed the Title Of the King?

A Family Affair It isn’t uncommon to find families enjoying weekends in the desert with their UTVs, and King of the Hammers (KOH) is no exception. Just as the recreational market for these machines has exploded, so has UTV racing. Now the largest class during the week-long series of races, multiple generations of the Guthrie, Greaves, Campbell, Gomez, and Currie families showed up to battle it out in the Can-Am UTV King of the Hammers presented by HCR. UTVs have become markedly more capable each year, and their drivers have…