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2010 King of the Hammers Date Set

Hammerking Productions Inc Announces Date For 2010 Griffin King of the Hammers

JOHNSON VALLEY, CA,  (Sept 10, 2009):  The 2010 running of the Griffin King of the Hammers race will take place on Friday February 12, 2010 in Johnson Valley, California at the legendary Hammers Trails.  King of the Hammers has grown into a weeklong event in 2010 which will offer even more opportunities for drivers and spectators alike. Plans are in the works to build on last years theme of off-road industry related workshops, meet and greets, vendor area and more.  To completely experience the King of the Hammers this year plan on being in Johnson Valley from Monday February 8th through Saturday Night February 13th. A formal schedule of events will be released soon.

The growth of the race has required Hammerking to expand the popular Last Chance Qualifier to a two-day format to be held Tuesday and Wednesday, February 9th and 10th 2010. Hammerking will limit the LCQ entry, but has made arrangements to accommodate as many teams as possible and will be expanding the mileage and increasing the difficulty of the LCQ.   Entry for the Last Chance Qualifier opened on September 9th, and will close December 1, 2009. Registration forms can be found at www.kingofthehammers.com. Twenty main event spots have been reserved for the LCQ drivers with the possibility of more becoming available.

In just three years King of the Hammers has become the fastest growing form of motorsports racing. KOH combines the technical aspects of rock crawling with the endurance of off-road racing, with many participants calling it the most brutal one-day race on the planet.  One hundred teams from across the globe will line up on February 12th for one of the off-road industry’s biggest adventure. Teams from Australia, Germany, Canada, and almost half of the United States have made their intent to race known. “The East Coast will have a stronger presence this year with a larger number of teams being able to pre-qualify,” said Dave Cole of Hammerking Productions.

With the addition of VisionX Lights as the official light sponsor of 2010 King of the Hammers, speculation has many believing that KOH will include night racing. Jeff Knoll of Hammerking Productions response stays consistent, “We do our best to keep the details of our race-course a secret until race week, but historically the race has become more and more difficult. We will continue the tradition of brutality that has become KOH. VisionX Lights coming onboard is great news for our sport, they are a company who’s product is well suited for this type of abuse.”

Hammerking Productions anticipates well over 15,000 in attendance over the course of the week. Feedback on the national coverage of the 2009 King of the Hammers event on Spike TV has been better than expected with interest spreading around the world.  The media coverage from last year ranged from TV, Print, Web and Movie Production.  This year there are plans to increase the coverage to an even larger scope.

Long time sponsor Raceline Wheels will return for 2010, and FOA has signed on as the official Shock of KOH.  Title Sponsor Griffin Thermal Products has shown intent to return for 2010 as well as BFGoodrich Tires.

For more information concerning King of the Hammers, please visit www.KingOfTheHammers.com

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