Yokohama Tire Competes in King of the Hammers Race

Feb. 1, 2023

Yokohama Tire Corp. off-road teams are heading to Johnson Valley, Calif. for the annual King of the Hammers (KOH) race, Feb. 4-11. All Yokohama drivers will be on GEOLANDAR off-road tires. KOH, which is the season opener for the Ultra4 National Series racing tour, combines desert racing and rock crawling. 

Yokohama’s off-road team will compete in several categories. Purpose-built GEOLANDAR MT-R tires will be driven in the 4400 class under Levi Shirley and father and son team Brian and Chayse Caprara. 

Other Yokohama team drivers include Bailey Cole (4600 EMC and 4400), Rick Lavezzo (4500 and 4400), Duane Garrettson (4500 EMC) and Ryan Taylor (4800 EMC). All will race on GEOLANDAR M/T G003 tires.  

“The King of the Hammers is a unique, extremely challenging race and the team will definitely be up for it, as will our tough, durable GEOLANDAR tires,” says Patricia Wall, motorsport manager, Yokohama.  

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