Can-Am’s Remarkable Victory at 2024 King of the Hammers

Unstoppable Performance: Can-Am’s Victory at the King of the Hammers

The 2024 Ultra 4 King of the Hammers UTV Racing in Johnson Valley, CA, was a battleground for UTV supremacy. Can-Am Maverick emerged victorious, showcasing the formidable prowess of its Maverick models. In the groundbreaking Can-Am Maverick R, Kyle Chaney clinched the UTV Hammers Championship and UTV Pro Mod class, leading from start to finish. His fourth overall victory and Can-Am’s fifth consecutive lead in this event underscore the brand’s racing dominance.

Not far behind, Phil Blurton maneuvered his Can-Am Maverick X3 to a commendable second in the UTV Pro Mod Class and a third overall. In the Open UTV class, Paul Wolff secured a remarkable third place with his Maverick X3, overcoming competitors with significantly larger engines.

170 Miles of Grueling Terrain: A Test of Endurance and Skill

This race is notorious for its brutal 170-mile course, combining challenging rock sections with harsh desert terrain. Can-Am racers tackled the UTV Pro Mod and Open classes, proving the versatility and capability of the Maverick R and the Maverick X3 platforms.

Technological Triumph: Can-Am Maverick R Makes Waves

Thomas Uhr, BRP’s Chief Technology Officer, expressed pride in the Maverick R’s performance, a testament to Can-Am’s technological innovation and dedication to creating top-tier side-by-sides. The vehicle’s impressive victory over larger displacement vehicles was particularly gratifying.

Viral Sensation: Chaney’s Qualifying Run

Kyle Chaney’s top qualifying run, including a sensational jump in the ‘Backdoor’ section, went viral, amassing nearly 5 million views. His performance set the tone for an exhilarating race day.

Race Day Highlights: Strategy and Skill Lead to Victory

Chaney’s strategic and skillful driving created a significant lead in the race’s early stages. Blurton’s precision and efficient pit stops helped him climb the ranks, while Wolff’s remarkable effort saw him overtaking more than 80 vehicles.

Despite challenges, including two flat tires, Chaney secured his fourth King of the Hammers UTV Championship with a nearly six-minute lead. Blurton’s perseverance paid off with a second-place finish in the UTV Pro Mod class and a third-place overall.

Looking Forward: Next Challenge at the San Felipe 250

The Can-Am Factory Racing Team is gearing up for its next challenge, the 2024 San Felipe 250, which will take place on March 23, 2024. The team’s recent triumph at the King of the Hammers has set high expectations for future races.

Explore Can-Am’s Off-Road Lineup

For more details on Can-Am’s range of off-road vehicles, visit Can-Am Off-Road.


About BRP A global leader in powersports products and propulsion systems, BRP Inc. is renowned for its Ski-Doo and Lynx snowmobiles, Sea-Doo watercraft, Can-Am on and off-road vehicles, and more. Headquartered in Quebec, Canada, BRP is committed to innovation and responsible growth, with a global sales network and a passionate team of over 23,000.

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