Nexen Tire Motorsports drivers Secure Podium at King of the Hammers ‘24

-- Nexen Tire Motorsports off-road racers competed using Roadian MTX Xtreme off-road tires thanks to zero tire failures --

RICHFIELD, Ohio, (Mar. 12, 2024) Nexen Tire America, Inc., a worldwide leader in high-performance, passenger, SUV/light truck and winter tire technology, today announced that Nexen Tire Motorsports off-road drivers have earned top placements in King of the Hammers ahead of its annual racing program debut. Nexen Tire Motorsports drivers attributed their top placements to zero tire failures during the race. This year, Nexen Tire Motorsports has once again partnered with top-tier drivers across a variety of racing series both on- and off-road, including King of the Hammers, Ultra4 Racing and AMSOIL Championship Off-Road. Eight highly talented and seasoned off-road teams return to the dirt battlefield this year all using Nexen Tire’s proven off-road tire, Roadian MTX.

Nexen Tire Motorsports off-road drivers this year include:

  • Woody Rose, Trent Fabrication – Second-place podium in the 4800 Every Man Challenge
  • Dylan Trent – First-place podium in the 4900 Youth Class
  • Ross Glave, Flexpoint Off-Road
  • Mitch Bokenfohr
  • Alex McNeil, Truth North Racing – Third-place podium in the 4600 Stock Class
  • Kurtis Morris, True North Racing
  • Sheldon Haynes, True North Racing
  • Buddy Carlton, Carlton Custom Motorsports
  • Matt Long, Carlton Custom Motorsports
  • Joshua Bacsi, Team Havoc Racing

“We are proud to once again partner with extremely talented drivers across the vast landscape that is racing,” said David Siebert, motorsports manager for Nexen Tire America, inc. “For the second year in a row, we've seen early success in the off-road sector ahead of our motorsports program debut, and in just over a month, we are set to kick off our 2024 racing program with the return of Nexen Tire Motorsports drivers competing in round one of Formula DRIFT.”

Nexen Tire will announce its 2024 motorsports program details alongside the start of Formula DRIFT on April 12-13 during round one ‘The Streets of Long Beach’ in Long Beach, Calif.

For more information or to set up an interview with a Nexen Tire representative, please contact or call (310) 374-6177.

About Nexen Tire:

Inspired by Nexen’s global family of drivers to engineer superior performing tires – from championship-winning Formula DRIFT drivers, rock-climbing off-road enthusiasts to everyday commuters – Nexen Tire utilizes proprietary technology and the highest quality standards in the industry to guarantee world-class products backed by unrivaled customer support for the life of each tire. As a worldwide leader in high-performance, passenger, CUV/SUV/light truck and winter offerings, the company is second-to-none in research, development and state-of-the-art manufacturing. And as part of a select group of tire manufacturers worldwide that are specified as standard fitment on original equipment vehicles, Nexen delivers premium products at a sensible price.

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