Racing

The 2018 Smittybilt Every Man Challenge Results

Dave Cole, owner of Ultra4 Racing, promised that this year’s Smittybilt Every Man Challenge would be harder than last. He delivered. Pros and Joes The EMC is where the Joes race with the Pros in the rock features of the Johnson Valley OHV Park. The course is a shortened version of the bigger King of […]

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Dan Fresh and Savvy Off Road Take The Provisional Win at EMC

Dan Fresh, in a Rubicon Express 4500 Modified Class rig, takes the provisional win at the Smittybilt Every Man Challenge. Off-road racer and OC Motorsports’ Manager, Dan Fresh takes the provisional win in class and overall in the Savvy Motorsports built Fox Shocks Jeep. This win marks the fourth time this chassis has taken the […]

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Happy Landings – Bypass Shock Tech

Bypass Shocks just scream off-road runner, but what purpose do they really serve on those race trucks? It’s the key thing seen on off-road trucks that romp in the desert and charge down the straight in short course. It’s also the thing most wannabe mall-crawler “PreRunners” flash to say they have off road cred but […]

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The King of the Hammers Pre-Show at 4 Wheel Parts

We’re getting closer to the official opening of the 2018 King of the Hammers. Marking the occasion as it has for the past eight years is the KOH Pre-Show at 4 Wheel Parts in Compton, CA. The KOH Pre-Show is where drivers and fans learn the last-minute details for the Ultimate One-Day Race before everyone […]

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What is the King of the Hammers?

It’s grown from a group of 12 guys out in the middle of the desert to a literal tent city. The Ultra4 Racing King of the Hammers is the off-road experience you can’t miss out on. With the 2018 Nitto Tires King of the Hammers powered by Optima Batteries only six weeks away, we’ve decided […]

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Irwindale Event Center Remains Open, Time Frame Not Set, Though

Irwindale Event Center, better known as Irwindale Speedway, announced that it will remain open in 2018. Many didn’t believe the rumor, “It’s the track that won’t ever die,” said one commenter on Facebook. This isn’t the first time that Irwindale was promised to stay open again. For the past three years, we have celebrated the […]

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The Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational: Results

For only the second time in its 10-year history, a make that wasn’t a Chevrolet has won the Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational. Ken Thwaits’ 2006 Mitsubishi Evolution IX also marks the first time an import, a sedan, and an all-wheel-drive has taken the overall of the event. Searching for the ultimate street car is […]

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Car Spotting at the Optima Invitational

While it’s normally all about the racing, the Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational brings out the best cars to ride on two wheels. Some coming from SEMA while others are competing that day. Here are some of the select cars from the OUSCI. While most of the cars at the OUSCI are street driven works […]

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Corvette Stalking at the Optima Invitational

The Corvette is quintessential American Performance Coupe and it’s well represented at the Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational, the final round of the Ultimate Street Car Association. Here are some of my picks from the bunch. The Corvette, just saying the name brings up images of Daytona, Sebring, Road Atlanta, and other classic automotive race […]

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