Hammerking Productions Welcomes Off-Road Industry Veteran

Ron Stobaugh Appointed VP of Sales and Business Development  

 MAY, 7th, 2014: JOHNSON VALLEY, CA:  Hammerking Productions, Inc. the organization responsible for creating the Griffin King of The Hammers Presented by Nitto Tire and ULTRA4 Racing, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ron Stobaugh as the Vice President of Sales and Business Development.  Stobaugh joins the organization with more than 25 years of off-road business experience and 80+ off-road races under his belt, and will oversee Hammerking’s Sales team.
“ULTRA4 Racing and King of The Hammers have experienced remarkable growth, and we knew we needed to bring on additional resources to take advantage of the opportunities we have before us,” said Dave Cole, founder of Hammerking “Ron’s business savvy combined with his passion for all things off-road make him the perfect candidate to complement our existing team.  Adding his knowledge and skill set will enable Chris Bolger to concentrate on the vendor/sponsor experience as Director of Event Operations.”
“I’ve been a fan of King of the Hammers since the beginning.” said Ron Stobaugh, who went on to say, “I truly believe Ultra4 Racing offers significant value to both industry partners and non-endemic companies.  Hammerking has a diverse offering including Event Promotion, Media Production, and Race Management.  I look forward to leveraging these assets and providing a strong value proposition to our partners.”
Ron will immediately begin working alongside the existing management team at Hammerking Productions to partner with existing and potential sponsors to promote the current 2014 ULTRA4 Racing Season and begin plans for the 2015 Griffin King of The Hammers Presented by Nitto Tire.
ULTRA4 is a vehicle type, class and series.  ULTRA4 Racing was born from the popularity of the annual Griffin King of the Hammers Presented by Nitto Tire, considered to be the toughest one-day off-road race. The vehicles are unlimited four-wheel drive, capable of competing  in multiple racing disciplines – extreme rock crawling, high-speed desert racing and short course.  In seven years, the sport has grown significantly from the inaugural King of the Hammers to an eight race national series, and a four race International series.  ULTRA4 Racing is managed by Hammerking Productions located in Temecula, CA.  To learn more, log on to www.ultra4racing.com.
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Blue Torch Fabworks
Corona Motorsports Rental
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GenRight Off Road
Griffin Radiator
Impact by Mastercraft Safety
King Shocks
Miller Welders
Odyssey Battery
Nitto Tire
Poison Spyder
Rubicon Express
Trail Gear
ULTRA4 racing began in 2007 with a dozen friends competing for bragging rights.  Seven years later, more than 400 cars compete nationally and internationally in ULTRA4 races.  In 2014, races in the United States will be held in the following states: Utah, Kentucky, Indiana, Arkansas, California and Nevada. Additionally, 4 European races will be held in Scotland, Wales, Italy and Portugal.