Mitch Guthrie and his co-driver, Mitch Guthrie Jr., took home their sixth King of
the Hammers victory. They had over an hour of lead time ahead of the closest
competition in their Polaris RZR XP 1000.
In some sections of the course, the terrain gets so brutal that a winch is required.
Oftentimes, the racers have broken machines that they have to limp through the
course. They can’t receive outside help for repairs; otherwise, they are out of the
King of the Hammers is often considered one of the biggest off-road racing events
around. The course is so big that helicopter crews fly around to capture as much
action as possible.
Practice, preparation and pre-running the course are some of the best ways to be able to compete at King of the Hammers.
You need to know the weak points of your machine and be equipped to fix broken parts. One wrong turn over a boulder could
end your race.