TWIN PEAKS, CA – May 21st, 2013 – Hammerking Productions released the trailer for the 2013 Griffin King of the Hammers Pesented by Nitto Tire movie titled, “Vindication” today. The title for this year’s film is a reference to the 2013 King, Randy Slawson. Slawson has been involved with the race since it’s inception when he was a co-driver in the very first race held in 2007.
The movie will document the week-long off-road racing event held every February in Johnson Valley, CA. 2013 marked the 7th year for the race which featured more than 300 teams and 35,000 spectators competing in over 5 days of racing. The movie’s release date is expected this summer following a red carpet premiere.
“Vindication” is a joint production between the creators of the Griffin King of the Hammers Presented by Nitto Tire, Hammerking Productions, and media production company, HeavyMetalConcepts. Dave Cole,
Executive Director of Hammerking Productions, had this to say about the movie, “Each year the movies just keep getting better. We had twice the camera crews documenting all week long so expect to see some really amazing footage in this year’s movie.” HeavyMetalConcepts first began working with Hammerking Productions in 2011 when they produced the 2011 King of the Hammers movie, “Valley of the Kings.”
“Vindication” will be available for sale on Hammerking Productions web site, www.ultra4racing.com this summer. The trailer can be viewed at: www.youtube.com/ultra4racing.
ABOUT ULTRA4 RACING
ULTRA4 is a vehicle type, class and series. ULTRA4Racing was born from the popularity of the annual Griffin King of the Hammers Presented by Nitto Tire, considered to be the toughest one-day off-road race. The vehicles are unlimited four-wheel drive, capable of competing in multiple racing disciplines – extreme rock crawling, high-speed desert racing and short course. In six years, the sport has grown significantly from the inaugural King of the Hammers to an eight race national series including a National Championship. ULTRA4Racing is managed by Hammerking Productions located in Lake Arrowhead, CA. To learn more, log on to www.ultra4racing.com.
HeavyMetalConcepts, based out of Connecticut, has been filming and editing various events in the off-roading community since 2008. They have produced several DVDs, including films for both the 2009 and 2010 RCQ events held at Rausch Creek Off-Road Park in Pennsylvania, and will be doing so again in 2011. They are currently producing the 2011 King of the Hammers DVD. For more information, visit www.heavymetalconcepts.com.
4 Wheel Parts is the title sponsor for the ULTRA4 4 Wheel Parts Glen Helen Grand Prix
Trail Gear is the ULTRA4 West Coast Series Sponsor
Nitto Tire is the ULTRA4 National Series Sponsor
Official Sponsors of ULTRA4 Racing also include:
4 Wheel Parts
Blue Torch Fabworks
Corona Motorsports Rental
GenRight Off Road
Impact by Mastercraft Safety
ONE OF THE FASTEST GROWING MOTORSPORTS IN THE US – ULTRA4 RACING ULTRA4 racing began in 2007 with a dozen friends competing for bragging rights. Six years later, more than 350 cars compete nationally and internationally in ULTRA4 races. In 2013, races in the United States will be held in the following states: Utah, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Arkansas, California and Texas. Additionally, the 2nd annual ULTRA4 sanctioned King of the Valleys race will be taking place this August in Wales, UK.