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King of the Hammers

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Feb. 6th - 7th, 2015

Johnson Valley, California

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Slideshow, Video, Map and GPX tracks below!

    King of the Hammers is an off-road race that combines desert racing and rock crawling. Held in February on Means Dry Lake in Johnson Valley, California. The race began in 2007 and was started by Jeff Knoll and Dave Cole. It's a 50 to 60 mile course. All the past winners are invited back for the new race each year. Some of these competitive vehicles have 800+ horsepower and 40 inch tires.

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    Last years winners were: Loren Healy and Casey Trujillo and this years winners were: the Slawson Brothers (Randy Slawson & Michael Slawson) of Bomber Fabrication. They won the "Jumbo Tron". There are 5 different classes. 129 vehicles took off from the start line, only 17 finished. The crowd was said to be over 50,000+.

Slideshow

Photos courtesy of James Malone & Kit Percifield

Video, Courtesy of 4 Wheel Parts

Topography Map, GPX Tracks

Welcome to Hammertown, USA

GPX Tracks courtesy of Perry Marchant

Download the GPX Tracks --  HERE

    Like off-road racing / rock crawling? Then this event is one you won't want to miss. There is more going on there then we could ever show you here. Don't miss this one next year!
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