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Johnson Valley, CA
– Tuesday marked the first days of qualifying for the multiple races being held at the 2014 Griffin King Of The Hammers. Casey Currie qualified the Currie Racing UTV, Modified Rock Crawler and Ultra 4 on the 1.2-mile course. The course featured a high-speed start along with numerous sections of rock variations. A total of 19 UTV’s qualified for Wednesdays race, with a time of 6:14.8 that set Currie at a 14th starting position. 34 UTV’s are registered for KOH UTV race.

Nick Nelson set the fastest qualifying time and will leave the line first on Friday for the 2014 KOH. Photo: Josh Burns

Nick Nelson set the fastest qualifying time and will leave the line first on Friday for the 2014 KOH. Photo: Josh Burns

After two days of qualifying and last-chance qualifiers, the starting lineup and order is set for the 2014 King of the Hammers. There were 145 racers who left the starting line, with 123 of those posting qualifying times to earn starting positions.

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Racers tackled the qualifying course yesterday for the 2014 King of the Hammers, with over 30 racers finishing the course to earn starting positions for Friday’s race. Racers will continue to qualify today on the course, though times for the “power hour” today with many of the sport’s big-name racers is still uncertain.