January 29, 2021 | News


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (JOHNSON VALLEY, CA) – There’s only one BOSS fit for a King.

At the 2021 King of the Hammers – the toughest single-day off-road race in the world, held Feb. 1-6 on public lands in Johnson Valley, Calif. – five Ultra4 race car drivers will be riding on Trail Blade BOSS tires from manufacturer Atturo Tires.

As the biggest and baddest tire in Atturo’s rugged off-road Trail Blade Series, the BOSS features a heavy-duty tread inspired by the BOSS HOG knife, a blade made for hard-core use. And nothing is more hard core than King of the Hammers, which covers 212 miles of southern California’s punishing desert terrain and some of the most challenging rock-crawling trails in the world.

During the 2020 King of the Hammers, 55 percent of the participants didn’t even finish the race. But Ultra4 driver Edwin Abd did, completing the grueling course on a single set of Trail Blade BOSS tires – with zero tire failures.

“The King of the Hammers is designed to push man and machine to their breaking point, and only a handful of tire brands even attempt the race,” says Atturo Tire Marketing Manager Joe Gomez. “But during the 2020 King of the Hammers, our Trail Blade BOSS dominated the course. We’re very proud of what Edwin Abd accomplished using the same BOSS tires available to consumers – and we’re excited to see how the tire performs for drivers in this year’s race.”

For the 2021 King of the Hammers race, a total of six drivers using the Trail Blade tires will participate in three separate classes, with the finals on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 5-6 livestreamed at ultra4racing.com.  Below is the list of the Atturo-sponsored 2021 King of the Hammers Drivers, along with their race numbers and the size of the Trail Blade tires on their vehicle:

  • 4400 Class – Qualifying Race 2/2 (9 a.m. PST), Finals 2/6 (8 a.m. PST)
    • Edwin Abd – Driver #4475 (driving on 40×13.50R17 BOSS)
  • 4800 Class – Qualifying Race 2/2 (9AM PST), Finals 2/5 (8AM PST)
    • Chuck Crossland – Driver #4869 (driving on 37×12.50R17 BOSS)
    • John Hultsman – Driver #4863 (driving on 37×12.50R17 BOSS)
    • Justin Barth – Driver #417 (driving on 37×12.50R17 BOSS)
    • Michael Hen – Driver #25 (driving on 37×12.50R17 BOSS)
  • 4600 (Stock) Class – Qualifying Race 2/2 (9AM PST), Finals 2/5 (8AM PST)
    • Dean Atkin – Driver #4676 (driving on 35×12.50R17 Trail Blade M/T)


LEARN MORE about the Trail Blade BOSS at atturo.com/boss.


About Atturo Tire

Established in in 2009, Atturo Tire is a tire brand dedicated to the growing Light Truck (4×4), Jeep, SUV, Crossover and Muscle Car segments of the market. Atturo designs and distributes stylishly aggressive tires built to fit the needs – both on and off-road – of drivers around the world who embrace the freedom of the active outdoor lifestyle. Committed to continuous improvement and innovation, Atturo is the only brand in the industry solely focused on delivering tires to support your daily adventure.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, contact Atturo Tire Marketing Manager Joe Gomez at 224-772-8508 and visit us online at atturo.com.