In celebration of the new OPTIMA Batteries 2024 Trophy Truck, Ford Broncos and Raptors of every generation can join the team in chasing driver Christopher Polvoorde during the Toyo Tires Desert Challenge at King of the Hammers
MILWAUKEE (Jan. 18, 2024) – OPTIMA Batteries, a leading brand of Clarios, is proud to announce the debut of the #94 OPTIMA Ford Raptor AWD Trophy Truck piloted by Christopher Polvoorde, which will be competing at the 2024 King of the Hammers in the Toyo Tires Desert Challenge. Mason Motorsports built the new truck with a 1,000-horsepower racing engine, all-wheel drive and FOX Live Valve shocks. No stranger to the KOH Desert Challenge, Polvoorde competed in the T2 Class in 2022, finishing in first place in the prologue. For 2024, Polvoorde is making the jump to the unlimited Trophy Truck class after his Baja 1000 podium finish during his first time competing in the unlimited class driving another team’s vehicle.
Also making its debut this year is the inaugural Sparky’s Off-Road Rally Powered by OPTIMA and Presented by Lobo Off-Road. Ford Raptor and Bronco enthusiasts are invited to embark on an unforgettable adventure for a fast-paced trail ride during the 2024 King of the Hammers Toyo Tires Desert Challenge on Sunday, January 28, with strategic stops to cheer for the #94 OPTIMA Ford Raptor Trophy Truck and Polvoorde.
Hosted at the OPTIMA Oasis, a 10-acre private and gated facility, guests will enjoy full access to King of the Hammers, the organized trail ride on Sunday, an ultimate swag bag, catered meals, luxury restroom trailers, private on-site showers, Sunday night dry camp space and entertainment, and in and out access Sunday through Monday morning. This epic, up-close look at the Desert Challenge is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, so don’t miss out on securing your spot.
Sparky’s Off-Road Rally is the perfect event for Ford Bronco and Raptor owners looking to gallop through the desert and put their rigs to the test, with experienced off-road racers leading the chase.
Tickets for Sparky’s Off-Road Rally Powered by OPTIMA and Presented by Lobo Off-Road may be purchased HERE.
About OPTIMA® Batteries
OPTIMA high-performance automotive, marine, heavy-duty AGM and lithium batteries are manufactured by Clarios, LLC, the world’s largest manufacturer of automotive batteries. OPTIMA REDTOP, YELLOWTOP and BLUETOP batteries feature state-of-the-art SPIRALCELL TECHNOLOGY. This patented design allows OPTIMA batteries to deliver superior performance in both starting and deep cycling applications. OPTIMA ORANGETOP batteries are the newest additions to the legendary line of reliable performance batteries with six sizes available that utilize HYPERCORE LITHIUM technology. This new offering allows for more than 95% of the powersports market to experience the power and performance of OPTIMA Batteries. The OPTIMA product family also includes a line of Digital Chargers, with advanced multi-stage charging to charge and maintain a variety of 12V vehicle batteries, maximizing battery life and performance. To learn more or to purchase OPTIMA products, please visit www.optimabatteries.com, call 1-888-8OPTIMA (1-888-867-8462) or find @OPTIMABatteries on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
Clarios is the global leader in advanced, low-voltage battery technologies for mobility. We power progress through ever-smarter solutions for virtually every kind of vehicle. With 16,000 employees in over 140 countries, we bring deep expertise to our aftermarket and OEM partners and reliability, safety and comfort to everyday lives. We answer to the planet with a rigorous ESG focus – advancing best-in-class sustainability practices and advocating for them across our industry. We recover, recycle and reuse up to 99% of our battery materials. Clarios is a Brookfield portfolio company.