Southern California’s annual “King Of The Hammers” off-road race is one of the gnarliest and most exciting motorsports events you can experience all year. It’s speed. It’s adventure. It’s camaraderie. And scenes like this are exactly what I’m talking about.
You know you’ve built your roll cage right when you can do this.
What would happen if you took a Nissan 240SX drift car and stripped away every non-essential part of the machine? Parts such as, I don’t know, the entire body?
The very same company responsible for that ass-hauling skeletal structure that is the Ariel Atom is turning their attention building a blazing off-roader. On January 6, the rear-drive Honda-powered Ariel Nomad sport buggy will be revealed to the public, carving trails near you shortly after that.
We knew the2015 Dakar Rally would begin and end in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Now we know exactly how the race will be broken down there in the first and final three stages.
The 2014 King Of The Hammers race had 159 entrants, and 126 DNFs. When you watch this video, you'll see why— it's a whole new level of hell on equipment. The action starts about a minute in.
Man, what I'd give to be blasting around in a buggy instead of braving snowpocalpsed New York to get to the airport today. At least I can get the next best thing— live coverage straight from the King Of The Hammers buggy race going down right now!