Driver Jessi Combs Announces Racing Partnership with Savvy Off-Road!

Championship off-road driver Jessi Combs has announced her 2016 plans to race with the Savvy Off-Road team. At the BFG/SCORE Baja 1000 Experience area of the SEMA Show, Jessi and Savvy talk about the racing program and partnership. Hear what Jessi has to say about racing and the team…Watch for the Savvy Off-Road race team’s […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Latest Off-Road Racing News

Off-Road Racing News Highlights:   Innovative rear axle, powertrain and chassis come together at Bradley Falin’s race shop. This is the first Duramax V-8 powered Ultra4 to take on the challenges of desert racing and rock crawling competition. View the HD video for details!  By nightfall, terrain changes hue. Tired eyes peer through silt dust and […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – 4WD Mechanix Video Network

4WD Mechanix© Video Network Channels! Whether you enjoy family four-wheeling, dual-sport motorcycling, adventure destinations, off-road racing or hardcore rock crawling, 4WD Mechanix© Magazine’s ‘4WD Video Network’ delivers high-definition programming. Open to full-screen, 1080P quality for maximum viewing enjoyment—or for detailed close-up tutorials! In this HD video, Moses Ludel takes viewers on a quick tour of the multi-channel […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – 2010 Stampede Ultra4 Race: Part 2 Video, Start of the Race

2010 Stampede Ultra4 Race— Qualifier for 2011 “King of the Hammers” Video Series, Part 2: The Race Start! Reno, Nevada—On September 11, 2010, the inaugural Stampede Ultra4 Race began at Exit 28 Motorsports Park east of Reno, Nevada. A field of more than fifty racing 4x4s launched onto the motocross track at 30-second, timed intervals. […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – 2010 Stampede Ultra4 Race: Part 3, Rock Crawling Video

2010 Stampede Ultra4 Race— Qualifier for “King of the Hammers”, Pt. 3! Part 3: The Rock Crawling! The most versatile race vehicles in the world are the Ultra4 cars! Designed for both desert racing and rock crawling, these high horsepower, four-wheel drive, long travel suspension hybrids represent the ultimate 4WD race car. Horsepower in the […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – 2010 Stampede Ultra4 Race: Part 1, Tech Inspection Video

2010 Stampede Ultra4 Race Videos, Part 1: Ultra4 Tech Inspections! September 10-11, 2010—Exit 28 East of Reno, Nevada…Off-Road Racing and Severe Rock Crawling…A ‘King of the Hammers’ Qualifier! The inaugural Stampede Race turned the Ultra4 racing world on edge. Intended as a “qualifying race” for the 2011 King of the Hammers event scheduled for Johnson […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: 2011 Stampede Ultra4 Race Technical Inspection

HD Video: 2011 Stampede Ultra4 Race Pre-Race Technical Inspection! Pre-Race Inspection at the Grand Sierra Resort, Reno, Nevada…The Daly/Falin team heads into its first Ultra4 competition, attempting to qualify for the 2012 King of the Hammers race in February.   For the past year, 4WD Mechanix Magazine has covered the Northern Nevada race team of […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Desert Off-Road Racing & Rock Crawling Events

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Desert Off-Road Racing & Rock Crawling Events

Video Coverage: Desert Off-Road Racing and Rock Crawling Competition!      When a stock Jeep 4×4 does not meet our challenges, we modify the vehicle! Jeep 4WD owners continually seek trail and performance improvements. For 4WD aftermarket products, the ultimate stamina and performance test is desert racing and competitive rock crawling! This section of the magazine includes action-packed […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – 2012 Griffin King of the Hammers Race Action

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – 2012 Griffin King of the Hammers Race Action

2012 Griffin King of the Hammers: Desert Racing and Rock Crawling!   See the start of the 2012 Griffin King of the Hammers Race at Johnson Valley, CA. Ultra4 is off-road racing’s ultimate challenge: high-speed desert plus brutal rock crawling—desert racing at its best!     In this HD video from the ‘Back Door’, drivers demonstrate […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: Shannon Campbell Interview

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: Shannon Campbell Interview

Shannon Campbell: Ultra4 Race Champion Interviewed in HD Video Series! See the three HD video interviews in this series on Shannon Campbell!     The live interview series with legendary Shannon Campbell took place two days before the 2011 Stampede Race near Reno, Nevada. Shannon shared his thoughts on building an Ultra4 car, racing in the desert, driver skill […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: Shannon Campbell Interview, Part 3

Interview: Shannon Campbell at 2011 Stampede Ultra4 Race, Part 3        In Part 3 of this three segment interview, KOH champion Shannon Campbell continues the discussion of his winning race car. Gain insight into what keeps this fiercely competitive driver in the winner’s circle.      Join Moses Ludel and Shannon Campbell in this lively dialogue before the 2011 Stampede Race! Visit the Campbell […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: Shannon Campbell Interview, Part 2

Interview: Shannon Campbell at 2011 Stampede Ultra4 Race, Part 2    In Part 2 of this three segment interview, Shannon Campbell shares strategies and details of his winning race car. Join Moses Ludel and Shannon Campbell in this live dialogue before the 2011 Stampede Race! Visit the Campbell Enterpriseswebsite!      

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: Shannon Campbell Interview, Part 1

Interview: Shannon Campbell at 2011 Stampede Ultra4 Race, Part 1 In Part 1 of this three segment interview, Shannon Campbell shares details on off-road racing, Ultra4 competition, race car design and his winning strategy. Join Moses Ludel and Shannon Campbell in this live dialogue before the 2011 Stampede Race. Visit the Campbell Enterpriseswebsite!

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: 2011 Stampede Ultra4 Race Rock Waterfall

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: 2011 Stampede Ultra4 Race Rock Waterfall

HD Video Action: 2011 Stampede Ultra4 Race Enters the Rocky Canyon! Desert Racing Turns into a Rising Canyon and Rock ‘Waterfalls’! Scrambling over rock and brush, anticipating tough competition at the wall, we stumbled into an even more chaotic scene: Shannon Campbell’s car, which readily dominates the worst sections of any trail, stood motionless at […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: 2011 Stampede Ultra4 Race to the Finish Line

HD Video: 2011 Stampede Ultra4 Race—Headed to the Desert Finish! Waterfall traffic continues…the racers claw through…

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: 2011 Stampede Ultra4 Race—Shannon Campbell Rejoins the Action!

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: 2011 Stampede Ultra4 Race—Shannon Campbell Rejoins the Action!

HD Video: 2011 Stampede Ultra4 Race—Shannon Campbell Scrambles Up the Canyon! More Rock Scaling and Shannon Fires Up…He Rejoins the Race! One thing predictable about racing is its lack of predictability…Shannon Campbell was the expected winner of the 2011 Stampede Race and flashed from the start line with a healthy lead.  A prolonged breakdown delay […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: 2011 Stampede Ultra4 Race Waterfall Bypass

HD Video: 2011 Stampede Ultra4 Race—Bypass Around the Waterfall! When tugging and winching didn’t work, some racers crawled over the Campbell car. Others sought a bypass and created one. Here is the winner takes all attitude that racers applied to the challenges.

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – 2012 Smittybilt Every Man’s Challenge Race

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – 2012 Smittybilt Every Man’s Challenge Race

Smittybilt Sponsors the Inaugural 2012 Every Man’s Challenge Race! See the start of the inaugural Smittybilt Every Man’s Challenge, February 5, 2012 at Johnson Valley. This is grassroots, entry-level racing at its best, one step closer to Ultra4 racing and the King of the Hammers!      The rapid growth and popularity of Ultra4 racing and […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – 2012 Smittybilt Every Man’s Challenge Race

Smittybilt Sponsors the Inaugural 2012 Every Man’s Challenge Race! See the start of the inaugural Smittybilt Every Man’s Challenge, February 5, 2012 at Johnson Valley. This is grassroots, entry-level racing at its best, one step closer to Ultra4 racing and the King of the Hammers!      The rapid growth and popularity of Ultra4 racing and […]