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[pics] Racing! Jeepspeed Racers at Laughlin Desert Classic
Jeepspeed Racers Bring It At Laughlin Desert Classic October 10-13, 2019  was an incredible race by one of the longest-running spec classes in desert races.  Here’s a report from our friends at Jeepspeed. Laughlin, NV Offroad races are scored on elapsed time. The cars start at different intervals, so... Read more
[pics & vid] The 2019 Trail Breaker at Trail Hero!
Trail Hero Trail Hero was even more action packed this year than last. We rolled in with the 2004 Jeep LJ, Golden Spike, on the MetalCloak CTI trailer, ready for some fun! My absolute favorite thing to do in Sand Hollow is to play on the massive sand dunes.... Read more
The Great American Off-Road Race™ Announces The Mint 400 Military Challenge
All of us at ModernJeeper, Metalcloak and Cloakworks4x4 support our military, active duty and veterans wholeheartedly. So when an already amazing off-road motorsports race like The Mint 400 adds a Military Challenge, we are stoked!  This race will raise a new awareness to our military and their families.  We... Read more
[pics] The Race is On! Some Jeeps of Ultra4 and the Nationals
Lona Scott of Scott’s Designs, action photographer and designer continues her special report to ModernJeeper of Ultra4 racing, this time focusing on some of the Jeeps — something all ModernJeepers love to see! The Editors The Brutal Race Continues — Jeeps of Ultra4 Photos and Story by Lona Scott... Read more
[pics] The Brutal Race — Inside the Ultra4 Nationals
Special report to ModernJeeper by Lona Scott of Scott’s Designs, front line action photographer, designer and race junkie! The Editors The Race and the Results — Ultra4 Nationals Photos and Story by Lona Scott of Scott’s Designs Ultra4 Nationals is the closing race of the season that brings the... Read more
[pics] Jessi Combs – A Gallery Tribute
“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... Read more
ModernJeeper Jessi Combs aka “The Fastest Woman on Four Wheels” Killed in Jet Car Crash
CORRECTION: 12:43PM PST. 8/28/19:  We apologize for the mistake in Jessi’s age. Jessi’s mom issued a correction. Jessi was born in 1980. UPDATE: Jessi’s Family Issued a Statement: It is with extreme grief, and in celebration of her life that her family and close friends share that race car... Read more
[pics] 2019 Metalcloak Stampede – The “Tough Mudder” of Ultra4
  The 2019 Lasernut Western Series kicked off this last weekend with the MetalCloak Stampede at Prairie City SVRA. The MetalCloak Stampede event, one that has been an annual staple in the Ultra4 Racing calendar for 7 years and counting, kicked off the season a bit early this... Read more
Utah Lawmakers Approve $5 Million to Restore Bonneville Salt Flats
SEMA, RACE FANS AND RACERS CELEBRATE Many ModernJeepers and land use organizations have been helping the great folks at SEMA work towards restoring the Bonneville Salt Flats, a densely packed salt pan in northwest Utah perfect for racing and setting land speed records. The SEMA SAN (SEMA Action Network)... Read more
The Metalcloak Stampede – Got Jeeps?
Editor’s Note: With the return of the Metalcloak Ultra4 Stampede this weekend to Prairie City SVRA just outside of Rancho Cordova in Northern California, we thought it was appropriate to share one of our most popular ModernJeeper articles… Oh, and a little commercial plug for the event too: Originally... Read more