Watch This 'Car' Somersault, Barrel Roll, And Keep Driving Like A Boss

Shannon Campbell's got a well-earned reputation as an unstoppable off-road racer. Ride along with him as he somersaults, then barrel rolls his 600+ horsepower "car" at race pace... then powers-on and keeps on charging ahead soon as his wheels hit the dirt again. » 3/09/15 6:02pm 3/09/15 6:02pm

How This Regular Guy Finds Time (And Cash) To Win Races

You won't recognize Jordan Townsend from a Wheaties box, but he's competing at some of the highest level off-road races in America. He's traveling the country, racing, and better: he's winning. All that with a family and a day job. What's your excuse? » 3/05/15 12:35pm 3/05/15 12:35pm

The Mojave Desert Like You've Never Seen: Lit Up With Lasers And Fire

Johnson Valley, California hosts some of the wildest and most accessible off-road racing events in America. That's fun to watch, but when the sun goes down things get downright batshit out there. See a new side of the desert in this gallery of eye candy. » 2/26/15 2:20pm 2/26/15 2:20pm

Livestream The Most Extreme One-Day Off-Road Race In America Right Now

The axle-busting rock-crushing 14-hour off-road endurance event known as the 2015 King Of The Hammers kicks off at 8:00AM PST and will be raging across Johnson Valley, California until 10 PM tonight. Watch the whole thing right here for free! » 2/06/15 10:02am 2/06/15 10:02am

I'm Chasing A Rock-Crawler Race In A Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel, AMA

This weekend we're evaluating a 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel by blazing out to Johnson Valley and chasing the freaky, spider-like Ultra4 off-road buggies in the King Of The Hammers race. » 2/05/15 5:01pm 2/05/15 5:01pm

This Desert Racing Video Illustrates Exactly Why We Love Going Fast

2014 King Of The Hammers race winner Loren Healy keeps it simple; "I love going fast, there's nothing else like it!" He's only the second person ever to win that ball-busting race twice, and from the looks of these moves he might be up for a third title! » 6/18/14 2:28pm 6/18/14 2:28pm

Dirt Racing Buggy Up-Close & In-Action Like You've Never Seen

A few minutes of the upcoming King Of The Hammers off-road racing movie Element Of Survival showcases heli-skiier-turned buggy racer Tom Wayes and some unbelievably beautiful slow-motion close up shots of his rig running hard through the dirt. » 6/13/14 11:41am 6/13/14 11:41am

King Of The Hammers Is 10 Hours Of Dust, Horsepower And Insanity

Want to bomb through the desert, then go rock crawling in a 600-hp buggy with a tube chassis and enough suspension travel to articulate over Wyoming — all in one day? It's just a road trip away from Southern California. » 3/03/14 3:00pm 3/03/14 3:00pm

Watch A Racing Truck Crash, Flip, And Catch On Fire

The King of the Hammers is a combination of rock crawling and high-speed desert running, possibly the toughest automotive race int he United States. And this is what happens when things go wrong. » 2/07/14 2:00pm 2/07/14 2:00pm

Watch An Off Road Racing Truck Barrel Roll Its Way Across The Finish…

Typically in motorsports winning a race is the best way to guarantee a memorable finish to a race. We have to hand it to off road racer Mike Klensin for coming up with a different path to the same result—even if that wasn't what he intended. » 2/18/12 11:00am 2/18/12 11:00am

Would These Racers Have Survived This Crash Without A HANS Device?

Matt Messer brutally crashed his Ultra-4 truck in last weekend's King of the Hammers race in the desert east of Los Angeles. Unable to see through the dust, he went from charging to zero in an instant. His safety gear likely saved his life. Warning: NSFW language » 2/15/12 10:00am 2/15/12 10:00am