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Today was the first day of competition at KOH. UTV and other classes competed.

Opening Weekend Update | King of Hammers 2022

Jan 312022

The annual running of the King of the Hammers – kicked off with the week-long desert and mountain racing event in California’s Mojave Desert this weekend. Leading the Monster Energy racers in UTV class racing was Cameron Steele, who won the UTV TL class in Sunday’s Desert Challenge LTD race.

Cameron Steele’s Time: 4:57:28.762, Placed 17th Overall of Top 20

Phil Blurton: Placed 18th overall, 4th in UTV Desert Pro class, right behind Steele with a time of: 4:57:55.677

Tim Herbst: T1 Desert class, 8th overall, with a time of 5:4:10.546.


Sara Price: Running the T1 class as well, came in at 24th with a time of 5:36:54.746.


Casey Currie had a grueling weekend, when mechanical issues got the better of the Trophy Jeep just 40 miles from finishing.

"What a grueling Desert Race here at the Hammers! We were running a solid pace all day and were ready to push hard on the last lap to try and get it to Victory lane when a sensor on the motor let go and shut the Trophy Jeep off. No way of fixing it on the course and 40 miles from the finish we were done. Next year we will be back to try it again!" - Casey Currie 


Currie vlogged his way through the weekend, check out Day 4 Below!