Nexen Tire Earns Multiple Podium Finishes at King of Hammers 2023

March 17, 2023

Nexen Tire America, Inc., announced Nexen Tire Motorsports drivers have earned top placements in King of the Hammers race in Johnson Valley, Calif. for its 2023 racing series debut.

This year, Nexen Tire Motorsports is being represented across eight off-road teams – all using a variety of Nexen’s coveted off-road tires – including both 37-inch and 35-inch Roadian MTX Xtreme Off-Road tires, as well as Nexen Tire’s latest all-terrain tire, Roadian ATX.

 Nexen Tire Motorsports off-road drivers and podium placements include Woody Rose, Trent Fabrication – fourth-place finish and seventh-place overall placement; Chris VanDenElzen, VDE Racing – first-place finish in class at the ProLite/ProSpec short-course race and third-place finish overall; Ross Glave, Flexpoint Off-Road; Joshua Bacsi, Team Havoc Racing; Sheldon Haynes, True North Racing; Alex McNeil, Truth North Racing; Buddy Carlton, Carlton Custom Motorsports; and Rob Inglis, TMR Customs.

  "This year, we’ve partnered with extremely talented drivers across several highly popular racing series,” says Jason Yard, marketing director for Nexen Tire America, Inc.

“We’re incredibly thrilled to see such early success in the off-road sector and in just a few weeks, our 2023 racing program will make its debut during round one of Formula DRIFT. Our entire team is very excited and we can’t wait to see what Nexen Tire Motorsports drivers accomplish this season.”

 Nexen Tire will announce its 2023 motorsports program details alongside the start of Formula DRIFT on April 7-8 during round one ‘The Streets of Long Beach’ in Long Beach, Calif. 

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