CYPRESS, Calif. (Feb. 7, 2024) – Nitto Tire, a global leader in high-performance tires, secured a remarkable triumph at the 2024 Progressive King of The Hammers Presented by Nitto and Powered by OPTIMA Batteries. The thrilling Nitto Race of Kings took place on Feb. 3, 2024, in the challenging terrain of Johnson Valley, California.
JP Gomez emerged as the new King, seizing the crown from his brother Raul Gomez, who held the title for two consecutive years. Gomez Brothers Racing showcased unparalleled prowess by securing victory in the Nitto Race of Kings for three consecutive years. Notably, JP Gomez showcased extraordinary skill by starting from the very rear of the field, overtaking over 98 racers to achieve a phenomenal first-place finish.
Reflecting on this impressive feat, Nitto Tire’s Light Truck and Off-Road Brand Manager Chris Corbett highlighted the crucial role of Nitto’s Trail Grappler tires in conquering one of the roughest King of the Hammers courses yet. Corbett stated, “Trail Grapplers not only got JP Gomez to the finish line but propelled him past nearly the entire field of racers. His win proves the Trail Grappler’s performance and durability in the absolute roughest of circumstances.”
Nitto Tire continues to dominate the ULTRA4 racing and off-road enthusiast markets, with a legacy of success and a commitment to delivering high-quality tires that excel in every condition. The company’s performance in the 2024 King of The Hammers further solidifies Nitto’s reputation as a preferred choice among off-road enthusiasts and racers alike.
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