RENO, NV: At the end of a very successful season Jake Hallenbeck, driving the orange CKRC Hobbies sponsored #4775 car, was named the Ultra4 Rookie of the Year.Â The team, which was formed in November of 2012, stayed consistent all year. They got their first podium when finishing 3rd at the Ultra4 American Rock Sports Challenge. They had a top 10 finish at the MetalCloak NorCal Stampede and last weekend ended the season with a 6th in the 2013 Ultra4 Nitto Tires National Championship.
Marked MotorSports claimed third place in the Ultra4 West Coast Series Championship points in their first year racing the Ultra4 Series.Â â€śThis has been an amazing year!Â Going from not even having a car or team less than a year ago, to now having a series of wins and respect from my fellow racers has been a great, great experience,â€ť explained Jake Hallenbeck. With the teamâ€™s finishes they are pre-qualified for the 2014 Griffin King of the Hammers.