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2022 King of the Hammers Live

The biggest race week in the US is finally here, the 2022 King of the Hammers!  This year we’ve partnered with 4 Wheel Parts and their brands SmittyBilt and Pro-Comp, who will be sponsoring RDC’s coverage of every race during KOH week.  Keep checking back for our coverage of the Toyo Tires Desert Challenge limited and unlimited races, Baja Jerky Class 11 Showdown, Can-Am UTV Hammers Championship, 4WP Every Man Challenge and last but not least the Nitto Race of Kings!

WHAT: 2022 Progressive King of the Hammers powered by Optima Batteries
WHEN: Jan. 27th – Feb. 5th, 2022
WHERE: Hammertown, Johnson Valley, CA

Follow the discussion/updates thread including live tracking maps in the RDC forum.

Click below to learn more about the 4 Wheel Parts giveaways during KOH week!

4 Wheel Parts – King Of The Hammers – BOXO TOOL BOX GIVEAWAY!
4 Wheel Parts – King Of The Hammers VIP EXPERIENCE!

Live Video: (click here to see all replay videos)

Race maps:
– Hammertown map
– Spectator map
Toyo Tires Desert Challenge GPS files
– Prologue: GPX – USR
– Race course: GPX – USR
King of the Hammers race course GPS files (UTV, EMC, Race of Kings)
– GPX – USR

Entry list:​
Live updated entry list: Click here
Driver profiles: Ultra4Racing.com/Drivers.

Click here for all KOH race results.

Live Scoring:

Race info links:

For a breakdown of subclasses each day, click here.

Purchase your 2022 spectator tickets and hot pit passes by clicking here.

Read a list of many frequently asked ticketing questions by clicking here for spectators.

SCHEDULE:

Friday, January 21, 2022
2022 Progressive King of the Hammers powered by Optima Batteries main gates open

Thursday, January 27, 2022 (Hammertown Opens)
Pre-Running Full Course
12:00 PM Pre-Running Opens / Course Map Released – Must be Registered

Friday January 28, 2022
Pre-Running Full Course
7:00 PM Toyo Tires Desert Challenge presented by Monster Energy, Mandatory Driver’s Meeting (All Classes)

Saturday January 29, 2022
Toyo Tires Desert Challenge for Limited Buggies, presented by Monster Energy (B2: Class 10, 5U, Class 12, Prototype UTV, Class 16, B3: Stock UTV Turbo and NA, Pro Modified UTV, Open UTV & T3), Day 1

Pre-Running Closed / Hot Racecourse
7:00 AM Toyo Tires Desert Challenge Presented by Monster Energy Tech
8:00 AM Toyo Tires Desert Challenge Presented by Monster Energy Day One Prologue – Limited Buggies (B2, B3 and B4)
11:00 AM Toyo Tires Desert Challenge Presented by Monster Energy Day One Racing – Limited Buggies (B2, B3 and B4)
3:00 PM My Medic First Aid Classes – Inside the front 1/2 of VIP Tent
6:00 PM Baja Jerky Class 11 Showdown Presented by EMP
7:00 PM LIVE MUSIC: Hired Gun Trio (Monster Energy Stage)
8:00 PM LIVE MUSIC: The Droppers (Monster Energy Stage)
9:00 PM LIVE MUSIC: LA Dueling Pianos (Monster Energy Stage)

Sunday January 30, 2022
Toyo Tires Desert Challenge for Unlimited Trucks and Buggies, presented by Monster Energy (T1: Unlimited Engine Unlimited Motor Truck, T2: Limited Engine Unlimited Suspension Truck, B1: Unlimited Engine Unlimited Suspension Open Wheel), Day 2

Pre-Running Closed / Hot Racecourse
8:00 AM Toyo Tires Desert Challenge Presented by Monster Energy Day Two Prologue – Unlimited Trucks & Buggies (T1, T2 and B1)
11:00 AM Toyo Tires Desert Challenge Presented by Monster Energy, Day Two Racing – Unlimited Trucks & Buggies (T1, T2 and B1)
3:00 PM My Medic First Aid Classes – Inside the front 1/2 of VIP Tent
7:00 PM UTV/EMC/4400 Classes: Mandatory Drivers Meeting and Event Kickoff

Monday January 31, 2022
Can-AM UTV Hammers Championship: Qualifying (Pro Stock NA, Pro Stock Turbo, Pro Modified, Open) | The Holley EFi Shootout

Pre-Running Day (short course closed for pre-running & Shootout area closed for pre-running)
9:00 AM Can-Am UTV Hammers Championship Qualifying
4:00 PM Power Hour
6:00 PM Holley EFi Shootout Presented by King Shocks & Action Sports Canopies

Tuesday February 1, 2022
4WP Every Man Challenge: Qualifying | The Pit Crew Challenge presented by Pro Eagle and Buggy Whips

Pre-Running Day (short course closed)
12:00 PM 4WP Every Man Challenge Qualifying
4:00 PM Power Hour
5:30 PM The Pit Crew Challenge Presented by Pro Eagle and Buggy Whips

Wednesday February 2, 2022 ~ Nitto Race of Kings: Qualifying + LCQ
Pre-Running Day (short course closed)
10:00 AM Can-Am UTV Hammers Championship Presented by Progressive: Tech & Contingency
11:00 AM EV Racing Announcement and Information
12:00 PM Nitto Race of Kings Presented by Optima Batteries: Qualifying
4:00 PM Power Hour
6:00 PM UTV/EMC/4400 Classes: Mandatory Drivers Meeting and Event Kickoff
7:00 PM Speed Sport Show at the fire pit
8:00 PM  LIVE MUSIC: The Happys (Monster Energy Stage)
8:30 PM LIVE MUSIC: Spray Allen (Monster Energy Stage)
9:30 PM LIVE MUSIC: Sublime with Rome (Monster Energy Stage)

Thursday February 3, 2022
The Can-Am UTV Hammers Championship | UTV Grudge Match

Pre-Running Closed / Hot Racecourse
8:00 AM The Can-Am UTV Hammers Championship Presented by Progressive START
10:00 AM 4WP Every Man Challenge: Tech & Contingency
5:00 PM The Can-Am UTV Hammers Championship Presented by Progressive END
7:00 PM Speed Sport Show @ the fire pit

Friday February 4, 2022
4WP Every Man Challenge (Branik Legends Class, Rubicon Express Modified Class, Currie Stock Class, Dana Spicer, Holley EFi EV Class)

Pre-Running Closed / Hot Racecourse
8:00 AM The 4WP Every Man Challenge START
10:00 AM Nitto Race of Kings Presented by OPTIMA Batteries: Tech & Contingency
6:00 PM The 4WP Every Man Challenge END
7:00 PM Speed Sport Show @ the fire pit

Saturday February 5, 2022
2022 Nitto Race of Kings (4400)

Pre-Running Closed / Hot Racecourse
8:00 AM The 2022 Nitto Race of Kings Presented by OPTIMA Batteries START
8:00 – 10:00 PM LIVE MUSIC: Hammer of the Oz (fire pit stage
10:00 PM LIVE MUSIC: Thrill Killers (Monster Energy Stage)
10:45 PM LIVE. MUSIC: Pennywise (Monster Energy Stage)
10:00 PM The 2022 Nitto Race of Kings Presented by OPTIMA Batteries END