King of the Hammers, a well known offroad race in Johnson Valley California, got exactly what they bargained for when they invited Tate Morgan to bring HooptieX to Gamblertown.
What’s HooptieX, you ask?
Imagine a field of total hooligans hucking retired cop cars and insurance auction KIAs on a rally course intended for professionally built trucks and buggies.
It’s the complete opposite of normal for Hammertown, and exactly what the event has been missing this whole time…
With all the chaos in the world right now, 9 minutes of Craigslist cars getting beaten like dirty rugs is exactly what the doctor ordered.
In a world chock full of SEMA Jeeps and flashy lift kits, there’s something especially satisfying about seeing serious contenders get outgunned in Johnson Valley by a rookie driver in an ’83 Subaru Brat.
For the organizers and spectators in Hammertown, KOH will never be the same again.
Thanks to the minds behind Gambler 500, Johnson Valley is a little more full of laughter and a little less litter.