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King Of The Hammers Expands Desert Challenge To 2 Days

King of the Hammers just got a whole lot more exciting. The 2021 event is something that every off-roader needs to take a vacation for as It is going to be an epic time on the Johnson Valley, California lakebed.

“We are pleased to announce the expansion of the Toyo Tires Desert Challenge, presented by Monster Energy, including two full days of racing and multiple new classes to KOH week,” Ultra4 said in their statement. “With the exciting addition of so many new races and racers, the typical King of the Hammers race week, powered by OPTIMA Batteries, has been updated from our previously posted schedule.”

King of the Hammers Week Schedule

Jan 28 (Thursday) | Hammertown opens at 12:00 PST

Jan 29 (Friday) | Hammertown open / Pre-running day

Jan 30 (Saturday) | Toyo Tire Desert Challenge, presented by Monster Energy Day 1

Qualifying for ALL Desert classes in the morning

B2 (Class 10 Cars) and B3 (UTV) race head to head in the afternoon

Jan 31 (Sunday) | Toyo Tire Desert Challenge, presented by Monster Energy Day 2

T2 (Spec TT) and B1 (Ultra4 and Class 1) in the morning

Sunday Afternoon T1 (TT) race in the afternoon

Class 11 Showdown in the PM

Feb 1 (Monday) | Qualifying for Can-Am UTV King of the Hammers in the morning and afternoon

The Holly EFi Shootout, presented by King Shocks & Action Sports Canopies + The Lasernut Rock Coronation (new event!) | PM Events

Feb 2 (Tuesday) | Qualifying 4WP Every Man Challenge in the morning and afternoon

The Progressive King of the Motos (PM Race)

Feb 3 (Wednesday) | Qualifying + LCQ 4400 King of the Hammers in the morning and afternoon

The Pit Crew Challenge, presented by Pro Eagle, Buggy Whips, and Boxo Tools in the PM

Feb 4 (Thursday) | Can-Am UTV King of the Hammers

Feb 5 (Friday) | 4WP Every Man Challenge (4600, 4500, 4800, EV Class)

Feb 6 (Saturday) | The King of the Hammers, powered by OPTIMA Batteries

What are you most excited to see? What do you think of the two day Desert Challenge race format and increased classes? Tell us in the comments below!

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