Archive | April, 2008

Racing with Team HUMMER: The Video

27. April 2008

2 Comments

Racing with Team HUMMER: The Video

Thanks to the videography by Jason Jacopian with Micron and some nice editing by HUMMER’s PR folks, we now have some footage of Team HUMMER at the Terrible’s Town 250 in Primm, NV. Photo: John Pappenfort, Team HUMMER

Continue reading...

Experience HUMMER Envy with Avis Rental Commercial

26. April 2008

1 Comment

Avis has an amusing new commercial featuring a minivan that is jealous of its owner’s rental experience with a HUMMER H3. Though, I’m sure some of those rental H3s have more fun than others. Enjoy the clip!

Continue reading...

Saudi Auto Chooses HUMMER H3 over Toyota FJ Cruiser

25. April 2008

1 Comment

Saudi Auto Chooses HUMMER H3 over Toyota FJ Cruiser

In a recent head-to-head test by Saudi Auto, one of the premier automotive magazines in the Middle East, the HUMMER H3 triumphed over the Toyota FJ Cruiser. The vehicles were taken to a test track that was specifically designed for testing four wheel drive vehicles at the Bahrain International Circuit in order to keep the […]

Continue reading...

HUMMER Commits Resources to Outdoor Education, Land Management

24. April 2008

1 Comment

HUMMER Commits Resources to Outdoor Education, Land Management

HUMMER announced a partnership today with Tread Lightly which will provide grants to outdoor recreation sites for land use education and management, as well as trail maintenance. For years, HUMMER has worked in tandem with Tread Lightly to educate owners and operators how to minimize their environmental impact while enjoying nature. Now HUMMER has taken […]

Continue reading...

Racing with Team HUMMER: The Race

21. April 2008

1 Comment

My alarm clock went off at 3am this past Saturday morning. It was time to get ready for my ride in the #8111 HUMMER H2 SUT piloted by Josh Hall of Team HUMMER. After I zipped up my race suit (which I was told gave me an edge of 15 seconds over an inferno) and […]

Continue reading...

Racing with Team HUMMER: The Results

20. April 2008

2 Comments

Racing with Team HUMMER: The Results

Yesterday, Team HUMMER and Rod Hall Racing had an extremely successful day at the Terrible’s Town 250, making a complete sweep of the three stock-class races, and a strong finish in the safari-class. The #3111 HUMMER H3 finished first in the stock-mini class, the #4111 HUMMER H3 Alpha finished first in the stock-full class, and […]

Continue reading...

Racing with Team HUMMER: The Night Before

18. April 2008

1 Comment

Racing with Team HUMMER: The Night Before

Today’s contingency festivities allowed folks like Rod Hall, the top dog at Team HUMMER, a chance to meet and greet some fans and members of the media. But now that today is almost over – it’s time to think about the start of the Terrible’s Town 250 that starts early tomorrow morning. Since Josh Hall’s […]

Continue reading...

Racing with Team HUMMER: Terrible’s 250 Pre-Run

18. April 2008

8 Comments

Racing with Team HUMMER: Terrible’s 250 Pre-Run

The purpose of a pre-run event in any off-road race is so racers and their crew can get an idea of what they’re for in the next day or two. Today was the pre-run for the Terrible’s 250 – and I was along for the ride with Team HUMMER. The actual race trucks aren’t typically […]

Continue reading...

Racing with Team HUMMER: Viva La Primm

15. April 2008

1 Comment

Racing with Team HUMMER: Viva La Primm

Tomorrow is day one of my trip to Primm, NV to race alongside Josh Hall in Team HUMMER’s racing H2. Primm is located about 45 minutes southwest of Las Vegas, and is the home to a few hotels, a huge outlet mall, and nickel-slot-loving Californians who are too lazy to drive all the way to […]

Continue reading...

Hillary Clinton Visits Home of the HUMMER

12. April 2008

1 Comment

Hillary Clinton Visits Home of the HUMMER

I normally don’t get into politics on the site, but when they intersect with HUMMERs, there has to be exceptions, right? Hillary Clinton met with a group of about 50 AM General workers at the HUMVEE plant in Mishawaka, IN earlier today. The HUMVEE plant is currently running at full production, unlike the AM General’s […]

Continue reading...

Riding with Team HUMMER: Terrible’s 250

9. April 2008

1 Comment

One week from today I’ll be hopping on a jet and heading to Nevada for this year’s running of the Terrible’s 250. Seeing this race in person would be exciting enough, but seeing the race from inside Team HUMMER’s 2008 SUT takes on a whole new level of excitement. I’ll be witnessing the race firsthand […]

Continue reading...