Modern Jeeper - Sharing Our Passion
Full Throttle Jeeps at Best in the Desert Laughlin Classic
Special from the team at JeepSpeed. You can learn more about JeepSpeed at JeepSpeed.com 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
[video] A Free Event for the Trail Hero in Everyone
Join ModernJeeper at the Third Annual Trail Hero Event . We will be hanging out with founding ModernJeeper Corey Osborne who will be running the Metalcloak Suspension Flex Trailer as part of #CTITour2018. The Editors The Trail Hero Story… Planning launched in October 2015 for the first Trail Hero event... Read more
Giants Among Kings – A Special Interview with Jason Scherer and Loren Healy
I recently had the opportunity to interview two of “The Kings” from King of the Hammers fame — Jason Scherer (JS) and Loren Healy (LH) agreed to answer a few questions.  I appreciate that they took the time out of their busy schedules and while on their way back... Read more
W.E. ROCK GRAND NATIONALS
WORLD EXTREME ROCK CRAWLING CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES Special thanks to Mike Boyle for the featured photo. W.E. Rock Grand Nationals hit Farmington, NM September 8-9,2018 with rock crawling extreme fun and excitement. Chokecherry Canyon in Farmington is known to many rock crawlers as a gnarly place to put tires to... Read more
Ultra4 adds $125,000 Desert Truck Race to KOH Week
Top Drivers to Compete for Biggest Prize Purse in History of Sport A new desert race is coming to the 2019 King of The Hammers (KOH) Week lineup. The Toyo Tires Desert Invitational Presented by Monster Energy will feature 30 elite off-road desert racers in an invitation-only, traditional open-desert,... Read more
King of the Hammers Purse Jumps to $100K [edit: $125K]
Editor’s Note:  Following the announcement of the $125,000 purse for the Trophy Truck class, King of the Hammers founder Dave Cole announced he would raise the purse for the 4400 class to match the $125,000 acknowledging that the 4400 class is truly the leader in off road racing and... Read more
The Metalcloak Stampede – Got Jeeps?
When it comes to Ultra4 Racing – just about anything goes… especially with the 4400 Unlimited Class. But, as you move down the classes, the race rigs begin to look more and more like familiar off road brands. Especially when you get to the Stock and Stock Mod classes... Read more
Former Kings Battle for the KOH Crown [Photos][Video]
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 claimed his first crown in 2009 and is now one of five drivers... Read more