Bilstein Backs YouTube Racers at King of the Hammers

Racers Got Back

Bilstein is partnering with Lite Brite Studios at the world’s toughest off-road race, providing shocks and support for the rookie husband-and-wife racing duo of Kevin and Brittany Williams.


The popular YouTubers recently purchased a Bomber 4400 car called Child’s Play that they will compete with in the 4400 Ultra4 Unlimited Class. at the annual King of the Hammers off-road event in Johnson Valley, California, which runs through Feb. 6.

“We’re excited to support the Lite Brite team as it debuts in the 4400 Ultra4 Unlimited Class at this year’s King of the Hammers,” said Steve von Seggern, Head of Marketing, Aftermarket, thyssenkrupp Bilstein of America Inc. “Kevin and Brittany encourage their fans to explore the world, chase your dreams, live life to the absolute fullest and never forget to be happy, and we can’t wait to see what they can do on the course.”
The Bomber 4400 will be equipped with Bilstein M 9200 Bypass shocks. The position-sensitive, adjustable M 9200 Bypass shocks offer multiple zones of damping control for precise tuning and ultimate performance.

The Lite Brite Nation YouTube channel follows Kevin and Brittany’s automotive adventures. Fans will also recognize Brittany from the Netflix series Hyperdrive. The couple will be signing autographs in the Bilstein KoH booth from 2-4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, and Friday, Feb. 5.

While there, attendees can check out a variety of display vehicles and learn more about Bilstein’s new 8100 Bypass and 8100 Smooth Body shocks.

The Bilstein B8 8100 (Bypass) is a direct-fit, position-sensitive damper specifically designed for light trucks and SUVs. Bypass shock absorbers offer the most compliant ride in all conditions and provide maximum bottoming-out control when the road gets rough.

Bilstein B8 8100 (Smooth Body) reservoir shock absorbers are a direct-fit solution for lifted trucks and SUVs. Constructed from aerospace-quality billet components, the large 60mm I.D. shock body, paired with a unique remote or piggyback reservoir, offers a higher oil volume capacity to control heat while tackling rough road surfaces over long distances.


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When August Bilstein laid the foundations for the innovation incubator BILSTEIN in Altenvoerde in Germany’s Westphalia region in 1873, nobody had any idea of the crucial influence the company’s products would one day have on the driving comfort and safety of cars.Now, the name BILSTEIN has for many decades been closely associated with high tech in the field of suspension design, driving comfort and safety. In order to expand this position in the future, BILSTEIN became a division of ThyssenKrupp Technologies AG in 1988, and a wholly-owned subsidiary in 2005.