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jeepwrench
01-22-2012, 05:16 PM
might not be the correct place to post this???

anyone else going this year? the race is feb 10th.

308turbo
01-22-2012, 08:23 PM
yup

Kledder
01-23-2012, 01:45 PM
I'll be there with Mikeyb and Ryan.

ZJ_PAT
01-23-2012, 01:48 PM
Margo and I will be there.

zachv
01-23-2012, 09:38 PM
I am going...and finally will have a rig that we built in the big show. Bunny and Eugene Rose will be driving Craig Jerson's rig. Should be a test...for the poor rig! We have her all prepped and she is getting in the trailer this coming Saturday. I will be flying out Monday night.

Fuzzy
01-23-2012, 10:17 PM
Way to go Zach! Here's hoping you take second place, behind Erik, of course.....:D

jeepinjp
01-24-2012, 05:27 PM
if going you really should try to get out there for the week as Kevin will tell you there is a lot more than just the race..the lcq is worth checking among other things.

zachv
01-25-2012, 10:25 AM
I do not think that Erik has anything to worry about from us. He and his team are in that "other league" with Shannon, JT, Loren, Scherer, etc. I will make the prediction that Erik is the fastest straight axle car this year and will be in contention for the win. There is some amazing competition this year.

If you can't make it to the lakebed, definitely call off work and watch the live stream on Pirate. I do not like the over-use of the word"epic", but this year may very well live up to it.

jeepinjp
01-25-2012, 03:55 PM
I do not think that Erik has anything to worry about from us. He and his team are in that "other league" with Shannon, JT, Loren, Scherer, etc. I will make the prediction that Erik is the fastest straight axle car this year and will be in contention for the win. There is some amazing competition this year.

If you can't make it to the lakebed, definitely call off work and watch the live stream on Pirate. I do not like the over-use of the word"epic", but this year may very well live up to it.



Zach you almost got me in that I though you said Eric would be the fastest car this year, if that were the case then if nothing drastically has changed with its crawling ability he would be in close contention.. You know how many IFS cars are in the field this year ??

308turbo
01-25-2012, 05:29 PM
robby gordon is racing in koh this year in one of jimmys 4x4 rigs, should be pretty wild to see him race

jeepinjp
01-25-2012, 10:29 PM
robby gordon is racing in koh this year in one of jimmys 4x4 rigs, should be pretty wild to see him race

yea and rumor has it he calls the rig warthog

Fuzzy
01-25-2012, 11:52 PM
yea and rumor has it he calls the rig warthog

HEY! That's copyright infringement!

jeepinjp
01-26-2012, 10:08 AM
HEY! That's copyright infringement!

yea Dan needs to get a lawyer.....:lol:

Kledder
01-26-2012, 11:19 AM
Pulling the race trailer to EMS this weekend to load the two buggies and the RZR along with all the tools and parts. The racecar has a fresh motor/trans and a new Tcase. All new BFG super sticky brawlers and bypasses on all for corners. Hopefully this is our year

Jeep-Power
01-26-2012, 01:16 PM
Hopefully this is our year


amen!

warthog_cj7
01-26-2012, 02:32 PM
That is funny on the name!

Yes, Hopefully this is the Year!

jeepinjp
01-27-2012, 11:48 AM
Yea hopefully this is the year ...getit

JP from my sprint epic

orngkrate
01-27-2012, 11:57 AM
Get some!

Rich69
01-29-2012, 07:23 AM
Good Luck to both teams!!!

Kledder
01-30-2012, 09:34 AM
Leaving Wednesday night. See everybody on the lakebed!!!

308turbo
01-30-2012, 08:00 PM
good luck on the drive out...see ya guys hopefully around 4ish wednesday the 8th

jeepinjp
02-05-2012, 12:46 PM
live IRC coverage of everyman challenge NOW

jeepinjp
02-08-2012, 03:03 PM
dont forget to tune in tonight at 7 pm eastern to catch the 4421 followed by the 4413 car their times tonight determine the starting order for Friday

Jeep-Power
02-08-2012, 06:04 PM
just posted on the MM Facebook page:

https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/s720x720/417326_10150767994754972_285331499971_12467347_407 919185_n.jpg

they will be on the line any minute for the qualifying position race. Good luck guys!!!

jeepinjp
02-08-2012, 07:48 PM
man the live feed sucks toniteit was much better last night, eric started off well

Irongrave
02-08-2012, 07:48 PM
just watch our guys make a nice run after a little digging in the sand to start

jeepinjp
02-08-2012, 07:55 PM
eric posted a 4:58 just off shannons time ....greatjob

jeepinjp
02-08-2012, 08:05 PM
hey nick

NickBnj
02-08-2012, 08:14 PM
yea...

jeepinjp
02-08-2012, 08:18 PM
eric got the # 4 spot for friday.... damn wish i was there again

Jeep-Power
02-08-2012, 10:01 PM
he was either a minute or a second -- (not sure how long the course was) off Campells time-- this is gonna be one hell of a race!

Tues* 1 KOH Rick Mooneyham 554 Lake Havasu City AZ 4.41.25
Wed 126 KOH Nick Nelson 4404 Las Vegas NV 4.46.87
Tues* 2 KOH Shannon Campbell 5 Gilbert AZ 4.57.06
Wed 167 KOH Erik Miller 4421 Cumberland MD 4.58.87
Wed 161 KOH Robby Gordon 77 Orange CA 5.06.47
Tues 3 KOH Greg Adler 210 Manhattan Beach CA 5.08.59
Tues* 4 KOH Tony Pellegrino 4485 Simi Valley CA 5.09.56
Tues* 5 KOH Randy Slawson 4448 Colton CA 5.09.74
Wed 145 KOH Ivan VanOrtwick 4466 Whittier CA 5.13.72
Wed 158 KOH Brian Shirley 18 Dodge City KS 5.20.69
Tues 6 KOH Scott Ward 4438 Lake Havasu City AZ 5.24.91
Wed 170 KOH Rusty Bray 4498 Richmond KY 5.29.47
Tues* 7 KOH Derek West 4420 Springfield MO 5.30.35
Wed 95 KOH Gary Ferravanti Jr 4475 Paso Robles CA 5.35.97
Wed. 82 KOH Nick Campbell 8 Gilbert AZ 5.36.48
Wed 92 LCQ Chris Garrison 4494 Rancho Cordova CA 5.38.81
Wed 142 LCQ Jason Fish 117 Louviers CO 5.43.62
Tues 8 LCQ Rob Lynch 4463 Spokane WA 5.46.05
Wed 97 LCQ Dave Bovich 50 Shasta Lake CA 5.48.18
Wed 101 KOH Nick Finch 2228 Dean Park NSW 2761 Australia 5.49.03
Wed 110 KOH Craig Ross 4138 Montrose CO 5.49.34
Wed 165 KOH Kevin Sacalas 4435 Riverside CA 5.52.94

Fuzzy
02-08-2012, 10:30 PM
Hey! The Warthog is right behind Erik!

NickBnj
02-09-2012, 09:07 AM
Peter- it was one second behind Campbell..short course for qualifying.

Jeep-Power
02-09-2012, 10:18 AM
Peter- it was one second behind Campbell..short course for qualifying.

thanks Nick--

jeepinjp
02-09-2012, 01:43 PM
wow some strange things going on on the lakebed, rumor has it dave sent out an email this morning saying anyone who raced in the lcq whether they qualified or not will be allowed to race in the big show on friday.....

Jeep-Power
02-09-2012, 02:35 PM
Frtom the news feed:

Chister:
"King of the Hammers Promoter Dave Cole Stuns Racers in an Effort to Save the Hammers Traditionally, the Griffin King of the Hammers has been limited to a field of 100 racers; twenty of whom gain entry into the race by competing in a Last Chance Qualifying (LCQ) race that happens in the days prior to the King of the Hammers. Hammerking Founder, Dave Cole, stunned the audience by announcing that all 70 drivers could compete in the main event and that proceeds from the additional drivers would go directly towards the fight to keep the Johnson Valley OHV area open. The future of Johnson Valley has been uncertain since the US Marine Corps made a proposal to expand the 29 Palms Marine Base into most of the area known to OHV enthusiasts as "The Hammers." The 188,000 acre OHV area is the largest in the country and comprises half of the public lands used for OHV recreation throughout the entire state of California. “The correlation between land use and these racers we are including could not be more appropriate,” Cole commented. “These are honest, hardworking people who come to Johnson Valley throughout the year not only to race, but for recreation as well.” To learn more or donate, log on to SavetheHammers.org (http://www.savethehammers.org/)."

jeepinjp
02-09-2012, 03:48 PM
yep ...there are alot of mixed feelings I hear on this ... but they aere really trying to get funding for the newly created CMRC

Jeep-Power
02-09-2012, 04:41 PM
i just realized that Miller will be racing Campbell off the start line!

jeepinjp
02-09-2012, 05:21 PM
YEA should be....interesting

Fuzzy
02-09-2012, 06:07 PM
Man - there were a LOT of jammed up areas last year, and now there will be 50% more vehicles out there. Could be some major fireworks when the big guys get hung up by the masses.....

Fuzzy
02-09-2012, 06:27 PM
Erik got some nice props in the writeup for the qualifying round....

http://www.pirate4x4.com/news/4wheel-parts-qualifying-rounds-day-2/

orngkrate
02-09-2012, 07:28 PM
Very, very cool- Team Miller gotta be stoked

98xj
02-09-2012, 07:44 PM
can someone tell me where do you see live footage ?

Jeep-Power
02-09-2012, 07:48 PM
He did mention thanks to NJJC in the Ultra4 interview-- pretty cool.

picsxj
02-09-2012, 08:31 PM
Work is not getting much work out of me tomorrow. Go Miller

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rozzo842
02-09-2012, 09:08 PM
Alex-

http://ultra4racing.com/live/

jeepinjp
02-09-2012, 10:09 PM
another cool feature is the IRC tracker which has been used for safety etc.. but now you can track racers here...http://irctracking.com/2012/KOH/1-EMC/ and http://vulcain.iritrack.net/irc/eviewer/everyman_challenge/ two different trackers

here are the times: 6:00 AM Driver Line Up 2012 Griffin King of the Hammers

o 8:00 AM Start of the 2012 Griffin King of the Hammers

o 10:00 PM Close of the 2012 Griffin King of the Hammers

98xj
02-09-2012, 10:11 PM
thanks Paul

jeepinjp
02-09-2012, 10:23 PM
also piratevision and live chat here.......http://www.pirate4x4.com/king-of-the-hammers-2012/

DaveTVH
02-10-2012, 09:57 AM
Thanks for all the links guys,
I too was wondering

go team Miller!!!

chris78cj7
02-10-2012, 10:33 AM
these must be cali times cause i got nothing right now!!! need to see some racing!!

chris78cj7
02-10-2012, 10:34 AM
yeah here we go!!!

rozzo842
02-10-2012, 11:46 AM
Miller in 2nd

rozzo842
02-10-2012, 12:07 PM
1st place!!!!!!!

picsxj
02-10-2012, 12:52 PM
1st place, just spanked chocolate thunder. Way to go Miller.next to no work getting done.
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Fuzzy
02-10-2012, 01:24 PM
Is this the coolest thing ever? huge traffic jam at chocolate thunder! Erik is sprinting away in the lead!

Fuzzy
02-10-2012, 02:17 PM
As I see the tracking, Erik is now 7 MILES ahead of the guy in second place. That said, both he and the second (Adler) started right up front, so I'm not sure how they are doing based on time - but with that much physical lead, he has to be ahead on time as well. Keep it up Erik!

picsxj
02-10-2012, 05:12 PM
Congratulations to Miller , THE WINNER



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Fuzzy
02-10-2012, 05:24 PM
CONGRATS!!!!!!!

jeepinjp
02-10-2012, 06:28 PM
outrageous great job miller team.. just a year late i am not there this year....

orngkrate
02-10-2012, 06:55 PM
Awesome! Congrats Team Miller!

DaveTVH
02-10-2012, 09:26 PM
didn't get to catch any of the race
but
Congrats Team Miller

Mikey B said they are headed to Vegas tomorrow!!!
ha - great job

orngkrate
02-10-2012, 09:32 PM
Follow the link in post #41 and you can watch recorded footage...

orngkrate
02-10-2012, 09:59 PM
Just watched the recorded finish!! Got some!

Fuzzy
02-10-2012, 10:01 PM
Mikey B said they are headed to Vegas tomorrow!!!

Seems like a PERFECT time to go to Vegas - things are definitely going the right way for Miller Motorsports - Vegas doesn't stand a chance!

jeepinjp
02-11-2012, 05:33 PM
this is pretty amazing and driver and co-dawg are just a little bruised..

http://youtu.be/w5YxT-ouBDU

jeepinjp
02-11-2012, 06:00 PM
aswell keep matt messer and co-dawg nick in your thought ...the were air lifted out ....matt is all busted up and nick shattered both feet and other stuff...they will be back and say if not for hans device they might not have made it...

t was near remote pit 2a. We were waiting for our car to come into the pits and I was standing on the back of the truck when they came over the hill. From what I could tell, please correct me if I am wrong! It looked like they came over a roller and endoed and landed on the knuckel of the next roller.All I saw was dust and spare tire flying. It looked faster than 40mph IMO. Matt was air lifted to the hospital this morning durning the awards ceremony, I have no info as to the extent of his injuries. Please guys keep them in your thoughts and prayers.

jeepinjp
02-11-2012, 06:02 PM
Hey Zach you nailed it with your "EPIC" insight..



I do not think that Erik has anything to worry about from us. He and his team are in that "other league" with Shannon, JT, Loren, Scherer, etc. I will make the prediction that Erik is the fastest straight axle car this year and will be in contention for the win. There is some amazing competition this year.

If you can't make it to the lakebed, definitely call off work and watch the live stream on Pirate. I do not like the over-use of the word"epic", but this year may very well live up to it.

jeepinjp
02-11-2012, 06:04 PM
Zach,
well done they almost finished in time ,to bad they timed out.. there is alot to be said about that.... congrats man



I am going...and finally will have a rig that we built in the big show. Bunny and Eugene Rose will be driving Craig Jerson's rig. Should be a test...for the poor rig! We have her all prepped and she is getting in the trailer this coming Saturday. I will be flying out Monday night.

zachv
02-13-2012, 04:33 PM
Watching Erik cross the line in first place was amazing. Erik, Robbie, and their TEAM deserve that win like no other team. We were so pumped hearing that they were in first throughout the day. I am glad they had some competition on the second lap so people could not say they walked away with it easy. They had some of the greatest drivers in the world competing with them...and they won! Cannot say enough about those guys, and gals.

jeepinjp
02-13-2012, 05:30 PM
Zach couldn`t agree more ... we had a small group watching together and we were texting kevin all day long on positions we all had our laptops and with the telivised coverage and the live tracking it was pretty wild.. I just wished I went out this year instead of last year ...oh welll




Watching Erik cross the line in first place was amazing. Erik, Robbie, and their TEAM deserve that win like no other team. We were so pumped hearing that they were in first throughout the day. I am glad they had some competition on the second lap so people could not say they walked away with it easy. They had some of the greatest drivers in the world competing with them...and they won! Cannot say enough about those guys, and gals.

orngkrate
03-12-2012, 05:21 PM
New issue of CRAWL came today featuring 2012 KOH...only one pic of the King and nothing about the 4421 car! Lots of pix of sponsor cars though! Pic from mag:

rozzo842
03-12-2012, 06:29 PM
I was just flipping through it and was real disappointed in the lack of coverage on the KING! If Cambell had won there would have been half a magazine about how great he is.

jeepinjp
03-12-2012, 08:26 PM
The east coast just don't count..

JP from my sprint epic

Jeep-Power
03-12-2012, 09:58 PM
The east coast just don't count..



amen-- it's always seemed that way to me, too. Not just with KOH, but with the gearhead world in general. California is the capitol of car-culture.