Casey Currie Lands Second Place at Round 9
Casey Currie knew a change was needed before Round nine at Glen Helen on August 4th. So, with a lot of time between round eight and round nine, the Currie Monster Jeep crew went to work and made major changes to the rear of his Monster Energy JK.
There’s no confusion as to which drag racer wins this match. The SRT8 Jeep runs away from the single-cab as if it were standing still. See for yourself in the video after the jump.
We watched the 1784 Jeep Cherokee drive across the field in front of us, cutting the pit course of the Parker 425. We had assumed it was just a newbie who got lost or somebody desperate to get fuel. As I continued to watch, I realized more was going on. It turns out the driver shut off the truck to make sure he didn’t kill the fuel pump, but it failed to restart. To make matters worse, this wasn’t even his pit spot.
Few places are considered harsher than the Australian Outback. The Australasian Safari is looked at as one of the toughest seven-day endurance races; it even rivals the Dakar Rally thanks to that improbable terrain. Team Lerner Reina set out with a Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon that was modified by American Expedition Vehicles. Let’s take a quick look into this amazing machine.
JK fans know the excitement of crawling obstacles that look unclimbable. Imagine doing that while racing your competitor to the top for fastest time, then racing to the next hill across the desert to do it all over again. Do that for 2 or 3 laps and you have the King of the Hammers! Here […] More »