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King of the Hammers 4WP Every Man Challenge — Results!
CASEY GILBERT HOLDS OFF BRAD LOVELL FOR HIS FIRST EMC VICTORY February 7, 2019 (Johnson Valley, CA) – There are three distinct classes in the 4WP Every Man Challenge (EMC), but only one racer can cross the finish line first, regardless of whether they are in the Yukon Gear... Read more
Race Morning

Race Morning

Motorsports January 24, 2019 0

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to race in the famous King of the Hammers? Here is an insight from someone who has been through it.   Your cell phone alarm goes off in the pitch black of your RV, startling you awake. In your exhausted... Read more
Rock Crawling Is Back!
FLASHBACK REMEMBERING WE ROCK/DIRT RIOT FROM 2013 Out of all of the events that I have attended throughout the years, none provide the feeling of “belonging” like the events that Rich Klein and Shelley Krehbiel put together. It’s events like these that bring new blood, new spirit and new... Read more
Flashback! Former Kings Battle for the KOH Crown [pics][vid]
Remembering KOH from last year — Hammertown is around the corner! The editors February 10, 2018 (Hammertown, CA) – For the second time in his off-road career, Jason Scherer climbed high on the podium at the 2018 Nitto King of the Hammers Powered by OPTIMA Batteries in Johnson Valley, California. Scherer... Read more
[interview & pics] Baby Jeep Racing’s Dawson Allington — Ultra4 Champion and Brain Surgery Survivor
Dawson Allington is a true ModernJeeper. Driver of #4695 “The Rock Jock Jeep” Dawson dominated the Stock Class in his very first year racing the Ultra4 Series including a second place finish at the 2018 King of the Hammers Everyman Challenge. We had a chance to touch base with... Read more
[pics] W.E. Rock – Congress, AZ – Flashback 2016
Now and then we just have to bring on a flashback and share stories of note. W.E.ROCK from 2016 is a good example of Motorsports fun that never gets old.  The Editors BRINGING ON THE EXTREME   The World Extreme Rock Crawling Championship Series is not something new. Not... Read more
[interview] Motorsports and Tire Guru — ModernJeeper Mr. Richard Winchester
ModernJeeper grabbed a few minutes with tire icon Richard Winchester who recently retired from Michelin/BFGoodrich Tires.  We dig into what makes someone put nearly 5 decades into the tire business, make dozens of Baja 1000 trips and pre-runs, and attend more off road events across the country than we... Read more
Full Throttle Jeeps at Best in the Desert Laughlin Classic
Special from the team at JeepSpeed. You can learn more about JeepSpeed at Eighteen Jeeps and one Dodge had a single strategy at the Best in the Desert series Laughlin Desert Classic (LDC), race in Laughlin, Nevada; run flat out. Normally Jeepspeed offroad races require a measured application of... Read more
[pics & vid] The Trail Hero – ModernJeepers Exploring Sand Hollow, Utah
An Event of Events, Trail Hero Celebrates Jeeping, Land Use and Competition Motorsports Southern Utah came alive (again) with Trail Hero 2018 and these pics tell the tale! Some Background Trail hero bills itself as a group of “enthusiasts that want to make a difference in not just our... Read more
Meet ModernJeeper Lance Clifford – Original Pirate and Baja 1000 Racer
In 1998 Lance Clifford started an online website called Pirate4x4 as an extension of the Pirates of the Rubicon club he was a part of. While bulletin boards had been around for a while, this was one of the first, real, online forum for the off road world. Pirate4x4... Read more