Rookie Program Returns to King of the Hammers

Rookie Program Returns to King of the Hammers

The widely popular King of the Hammers “Rookie Program” is back for 2024. The program is now open to both Ultra4 racers and Desert Racers who have never been a driver of record at King of the Hammers.

The program began at this year’s Hammers event as a guide to rookie KOH competitors. The idea was to 4400 drivers teach others the tips, tricks and provide information about racing at KOH. Dozens of rookies were hosted at Dave Cole’s Johnson Valley Ranch prior to the event for a weekend of wheeling, navigation, tech, shocks, registration and logistics. The rookies were taught by Bailey Cole, Jason Scherer and Loren Healy.

“The type of friendships built here in a weekend take three years of racing,” said Cole.

The program will be greatly extended for 2024 and will include a “Rookie Refuge” which is a centralized location for rookies to stay when arriving on the lakebed. They will be provided a grouped garage for help working on and prepping their vehicles for the Hammers. The rookies will also be hosted for a weekend at Cole’s ranch for education sessions.

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