When you're a Formula Drift pro and the star of Tuerck'd, you can drive whatever you want. For Ryan Tuerck, that typically means a trick FRS, but in this video, the drift vet opted to smoke tires on something a little more exotic: A $300,000 Spyker C8. We will freely admit Spykers are more the stuff of Forza lore than real life, but Tuerck puts this one through the paces, proving these Dutch-built beauties can handle more than a few sideways glances on Rodeo Drive in the process.
Ken Block is on a hot streak right now. Seemingly everything he touches–from a powder-blasting snowcat to a Gymkhana-smoking '65 Mustang–is turning to internet gold at the moment, and this test run of Ford's hot new Focus RS prototype is no different. Instead of caging him up on a test track, Ford set their preeminent wheelman loose in their Cologne factory, and the results are unsurprisingly awesome, with Block darting in and out of assembly lines, dodging robots, and drifting crazy warehouse corners on his way to a surprise destination. Make sure to stick with this one all the way to the end for a cool plot twist.
Ride shotgun with Chris Forsberg as he competes in the one-of-a-kind Red Bull Drift Shifters event in Auckland, New Zealand. As seen in a recent episode of Tuerck'd, Chris drifts through pinball hairpin turns and under a semi-truck while activating proximity sensors. It’s the future of drift!
These winter days can get you down man. It's easy to get buried under all the cold, snow, and slush. But if you've got yourself an AWD BMW E30 325iX, then you're probably in good shape.
Photographer Nick MacMaster captured this E30 plowing out of 4-feet of snow like a f—king tank. Snow's got absolutely nothing on this E30.
h/t Car Throttle
After a prolonged absence, Nascar returns to NBC this year, and in order to properly announce the partnership, the peacock network recruited the always-hilarious Nick Offerman as their machismo spokesman. The results couldn't be funnier either, with Offerman hitting his Ron Swanson stride in the full-length commercial, brawling in the pits, shredding on a double-neck guitar, and complaining about the ills of modern America. If you're looking to get hyped for Nascar season (or simply laugh your ass off), then this one is a must-watch.
Bartosz Ostalowski is a professional drift driver from Poland. Except he's not like you or me: he has no arms and drifts using his feet. We've all seen modified controls, like Chairslayer's awesome adaptive drift car. But drifting a Nissan Skyline R34 fitted with an automatic gearbox and GM LS V8 engine with only one's feet? That my friends is just nutty.
Pro drift driver Dominic Tiroch challenged former Red Bull Air Race world champion Hannes Arch to an epic gymkhana drift battle that also featured a friendly game of Tic-tac-toe. Tiroch drove his Dotz BMW E92 (M3) DD1 while Arch manned a Zivko Edge 540DOTZ airplane. Both Tiroch and Arch pulled off some epic stunts, but it was Tiroch's drifting that earned him the Tic-tac-toe victory.
Who other than Elon Musk would put an "Insane Mode" on a car? The Tesla P85D houses 691-horsepower and goes 0-60mph in 3.2-seconds, which creates a lateral acceleration of 1G. Dropping this rocket-like propulsion on unsuspecting people will certainly create some insane reactions. So that's exactly what DragTimes did, and the results are quite comical.
This blizzard, strangely named Juno, delivered snow. In parts it was a lot, in other parts it wasn't. Such is the weather.
But where there's snow, there's always room for some snow drifting. So we've compiled some of the best snow drifting moments from winter storm Juno and brought them this evening for your viewing pleasure. Enjoy.
Got any others for us to add to this list? Let us know in the comments.
2,000-horses is a lot of power. And when you don't have enough downforce to compensate for all that juice on a twin-turbo Lamborghini Gallardo, well, things can go bad. For instance, this Gallardo's spinning out and crashing into a lake as it neared top speed. Thankfully, the driver was OK—but probably kicking himself for all the water damage he's going to have to take care of in his supercar.
What's more dangerous than jumping over one Lamborghini coming at you at 80mph? Jumping over two motorcycles coming at you going 68mph sounds nearly twice as dangerous. So that's exactly what Al The Jumper did.
We really can't comprehend how Al The Jumper practices these sorts of stunts, but we gotta say the guy is f—king good at it. We're not even sure what else he's working on jumping, but we're certain it'll be another wow-factor like this jump.
Witness the GIF and full video below.
After two years of keeping drift heads waiting/pining/drooling, the Keep Drifting Fun crew have finally uploaded their tire-slaying 2012 film to Youtube. Culled together from a 2010 road trip, the 30-minute documentary chronicles the rise of grassroots drifting events around the nation and the talented drivers that help to make them so awesome, juxtaposing killer drift footage with interviews from some of the sport's biggest personalities. If you're into getting sideways and have yet to check it out, now you officially have no excuse.
The last few years, the Saudi ghost ride trend has blossomed on the Internet (see the second video below for evidence). This past week though saw a total game-changer in the Saudi ghost ride scene with a tractor, a bucket, and a DIY swing.
YouTube user 3abodI101 filmed himself and a buddy swinging on the bucket of a tractor while the tractor drove itself through the desert. If there's a better Saudi ghost ride in the world we don't know where to find it. Watch it below and be in awe.
Think you've seen a better one? Let us know in the comments.
Here's the scariest video of the day. After being blocked by a sideways semi-truck on I-95, this driver took out their phone to take a photo and instead captured the following video in which another big rig barrels down on them from behind after striking a patch of black ice. Minus the T-Rex and everything, this one kind of reminds us of that classic Jurassic Park chase scene. MUST GO FASTER!
When Ken Block debuted his Ford F-150 RaptorTRAX snowcat a few months back, both the auto and snow communities stopped to watch in awe as he blasted the BC backcountry alongside snowboarders Zak Hale and Ethan Deiss. Now, Block has offered up a behind-the-scenes look at his 650 hp sleigh, and with each and every detail (each track weighs 350 pounds, for instance), the reality of his Frankenstein creation only gets gnarlier. If you're into twisting wrenches, shredding pow, or both, then you're gonna want to check this out.
After smashing UTEs Down Under in Australia, Ryan Tuerck hops over to New Zealand for a one-of-a-kind drift event: Red Bull Drift Shifters. This event showcases the precision and skill of these drivers as they drift through the pinball-like course in an effort to activate proximity sensors and get the highest score. Tuerck is among the 16 drivers competing alongside the best drivers from across the US, Japan, and New Zealand on this episode of Tuerck'd.
Before the event kicks off, Tuerck meets up with New Zealand drift driver and event organizer "Mad" Mike Whiddett to check out his epic shop packed with enviable cars including his FC RX7 “flash missile,” his RXA, and his super modified four rotor RX7. The Tuerck’d crew heads out to get a taste of New Zealand’s adrenaline opportunities including bungee jumping, downhill mountain biking, speedboating up rivers and around lakes, heli tours, shooting guns, throwing knives… basically anything that gets the blood pumping.
Adequately amped up, it’s time to stick it to the wall at the Red Bull Drift Shifters! Tuerck advances all the way into the semi-finals and then… watch the video to see how it turns out.
Got questions or comments about Tuerck’s trip to New Zealand, competing in the Red Bull Drift Shifters or anything else from this episode of Tuerck’d? Hit Ryan up in the comments below or at #Tuerckd on twitter and he just might respond to you in next week’s Burnout Response video!
Four-door sedans aren't necessarily know for their rubber-burning performance, but this sextet of pony-packed people movers aren't afraid of a little track time. In the latest episode of World's Fastest Car Show, host Justin Bell pits the Aston Martin Rapide S, BMW M5, Jaguar XJR, Cadillac CTS-V, Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG, and the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat against each other in acceleration, quarter mile, and top speed tests, eliminating each car until there is only one left, umm, rolling. Which earns the title of world's fastest sedan? You'll just have to watch and see.
As if a 70s-era Bronco weren't badass enough already, in this totally Twisted Metal episode of Dirt Every Day, host Fred Williams teamed up with Recoil Magazine editor Iain Harrison to fuse the original Ford UTE to a fire-breathing, lead-spitting M134 Delta Minigun. After outfitting the ballistics Bronc with a Gibson Exhaust, Procomp wheels, and Smittybilt armor, the crew head out to the Arizona desert to do what this truck is designed to–blow stuff up–kickstarting the salivary glands of gear heads and gun nuts across the country in the process. Needless to say, a minigun mount is not the type of vehicle mod the average citizen should be working on, but as far as pure fantasy is concerned, this is about as cool as it gets.
The Ferrari Testarossa is one of the most iconic sports cars ever released, defining an entire generation of ultra-luxury cool with one-of-a-kind styling and its legendary, flat 12 siren song. Enzo aside, no one knows them better than Italia Autosport's John Pogson, either, who has been racing and restoring Ferrari's for the better part of the last five decades. Pogson sat down in the latest episode of /Drive, and shared some of his favorite memories about Ferrari's most alpha auto ever, which are a must-hear for each and every driving fan on earth. So kick back, relax, and set the GPS for the mid-80s. We promise, this one will get you there in a hurry.
Ryan Tuerck is rained-out in New England so he drops some throwback footage from last year’s Club Loose event in Englishtown. Along the way, Tuerck answers your questions in regards to last week's Australia episode of Tuerck'd about where to get a Holden SSV UTE in the States, Ryan’s favorite car in Australia, whether it’s hard to constantly be shredding other people’s cars, and what it was like drifting right-hand drive cars down under.
Hit Tuerck with any follow-up questions below or on Twitter at #Tuerckd and stay tuned to Network A for more episodes of Tuerck’d. Episode 9 airs next Tuesday, January 20th!
Yesterday was a big day in both the real and make believe automotive worlds, with Xbox One's premiere driving sim, Forza Motorsport 6, announcing Ford's just-unveiled GT as their sexy new cover car at the North American International Auto Show. The world's supercar one percent have already been whining about the GT's ecoBoost V6, but joystick jockeys needn't worry, because, performance stats aside, $60 is a small price to pay for pure beauty.
There's a chaotic beauty that comes from watching cars go sideways in slow motion. And things get even more beautiful when snow is the playing field.
Check out this Audi S4 quattro throwing snow all over the place!
For the second year running, nine of the world's best Pro 4 drivers descended on Sunday River Ski Resort in Newry, Maine for the wildest off-road event of the year. By no means an easy feat, the race once again lived up to the hype, delivering intense, side-by-side racing from the LCQ to finals, with Red Bull phenom Bryce Menzies eventually rolling away victorious.
After Rob MacCachren and Scott Douglas battled it out in their third place matchup (with MacCachren emerging the winner thanks to a white-washed block pass) Menzies faced off against his Red Bull teammate and last year's Frozen Rush champ, Ricky Johnson, in the final, capitalizing on Johnson's wild spin out over the jump to take the checkered flag. Resiliency and adaptability were the name of the game all week, with temps hovering below zero for much of testing and qualifying. By the time race day rolled around, however, conditions were perfect and the drivers responded in kind, setting the Sunday River snow on veritable fire. Check out the Red Bull's Top 5 highlights of the event above and tune in on Sunday, March 1st,for NBC's broadcast of the one-of-a-kind event.
Ever wonder what it would be like to put your right foot into a 350-horsepower, rear-wheel-drive Corvette in the middle of a sleet storm? Well, this guy decided to find out, taking his summer tire-fitted C5 out for a drift session on a completely iced-over parking lot. Needless to say (but I'll say it anyway): Don't try this with your dad's Vette.
We have no idea what Formula Drift driver Fredric Aasbo was thinking parking his competition car down in some hidden Los Angeles waterway tunnel thing. I mean he's truly lucky that it was this little kid who discovered it and not a bum looking for a nice spot to make a mess all over.
Anywhooo, Aasbo was nice enough not to reprimand the kid for sitting in his car and pretending to drive it. Instead, he gives the kid the ride-along of a lifetime, going sideways all over the streets of L.A.
Check out some epic GIFs and the full video below.
Jay knows that cars like the Z06 are meant to be driven fast, so he does. Unfortunately though a cop notices and immediately pulls Leno over during the test drive. We don't see how it ends up, but we're fairly certain Leno got a pass for this one.
h/t Car Throttle
While the toilets may flush counter-clockwise in the Southern Hemisphere, Ryan Tuerck is still comfortable spinning it every way imaginable. In the latest episode of Tuerck'd he hosts an off-the-rails Australian Matsuri event along with Drift Challenge Australia and Raleigh Raceway in New South Wales. Tuerck gets behind the wheel of an R31 Nissan Skyline Missile car, Tuercking it in record time before taking the wheel of some killer local cars–including a Corolla with a Beam's turbocharged ae86 and an Aussie-only 2010 Holden UTE VE SS. After hosting a hard-fought Table Game, Tuerck revives the Skyline for a final funeral lap, bringing a hoon-worthy weekend of down-under destruction to a fittingly insane end.
Got questions or comments about drifting Australia or what’s the cars in this episode of Tuerck’d? Hit Ryan up in the comments below or at #Tuerckd on twitter and he just might respond to you in next week’s Burnout Response video!
Red Bull's Frozen Rush throwdown, which drops some of the best off-road truck drivers onto the slopes of Sunday River Ski Resort for what essentially amounts to a 900-horsepower snow blower battle, returns to Maine this weekend, bringing with it the same mechanized insanity that helped make last year's event one of the action sports spectacles of the year. The field is stacked, with the likes of Rob MacCachren, Scott Douglas, and Bryce Menzies all vying to dethrone last year's champ, Ricky Johnson, but if you're looking to dig a little deeper into the drivers, the course, and the conditions, check out some of the gnarliest footage and photos from last year's inaugural event.
When you purchase a spiffy new vehicle, your inclination is to always show it off immediately. Some people champion that and some people fail at that. This happy new BMW M4 owner is of the latter.
Going to show it off after coming out of Cars & Coffee in Blackhawk, California, we're not really sure what exactly happens. The guy is pulling down the road, fishtails, and goes flying over the median. Definitely not the way you want to start things off in a new Beamer.
It appears that the greatest New Year's Day tradition belongs to Australia. In Canberra, Australia they host the Summernats car festival on New Year's Day and 2 years ago they had done a massive 69-car burnout. Well this year they completely upped the ante and got 103 cars (with an estimated 61,000 horsepower) together to all burn tires at the same time. It's truly glorious and creates a huge f—king smoke cloud. Happy 2015!
Formula Drift driver Ryan Tuerck responds to a viewer comment about his improved drive-up to camera technique. Check out Ryan Tuerck’s uncanny accuracy at drifting right up to the camera on Tuerck'd in this Best Of montage.
Happy New Year from the whole crew at Tuerck’d and Network A! Share you favorite moments from this season of Tuerck’d and your resolutions for 2015 below or tweet us at #Tuerckd!
Stig is back for season (or series as the Brits say) 22 of Top Gear. But before that, we get a look at his recent vacation. Of course the Stig would head on safari, see the Taj Mahal, and essentially take a Lamborghini everywhere. What they've got in store for the new season is sure to be exciting (and drift-filled). Stay tuned for an initial air date.
Formula Drift driver Ryan Tuerck takes a break from filming Tuerck’d to wish you a happy holiday season. Tuerck shares his favorite highlights, his biggest accomplishments, and the sketchiest moments from season 3 of Tuerck’d on Network A. Tuerck also shares his New Year’s resolutions going into 2015!
Happy Holidays from the whole crew at Tuerck’d and Network A! Share you favorite drifting moments from this season of Tuerck’d and your resolutions for 2015 below or tweet us at #Tuerckd!
Well, we guess you can just use any dirt track for this awesome dirt karting. But we imagine not every dirt track would allow this yet—though we have no idea why they wouldn't. Jason and his buddy Jim have a pretty epic dirt track kart battle, and it's definitely got us wanting to explore this form of racing more.
What do you think of dirt track karting? Tell us in the Comments.
Just in time for the holidays, the Ford Europe crew drops the third installment of Snowkhana. Last year's Snowkhana 2 was a pretty solid edition of the stop-motion animation spoof of Ken Block's Gymkhana series, and this year's is no different. Sure, the whole Jean-Claude Van Damme truck split wasn't part of Gymkhana, but it's awesome they've included Buzz Lightyear doing it.
What do you think of Snowkhana 3? Tell us in the Comments.
Winter is the perfect time for drifting on a frozen lake—just make sure your vehicle isn't going to break the ice though. Check out this epic snow drift battle between a Polaris RZR UTV and a Suzuki GSX-R dirtbike that ends in explosions. Yes, explosions on a frozen lake.
What do you think of this snow drift battle? Tell us in the Comments.
The art of a proper burnout is something learned during many many years of hooning. You usually don't see a 7-year-old girl with the ability of a trained veteran behind the wheel in burning rubber. But this little Australian girl has burnouts down pat. Hoon on!
What do you think of this girl's burnout skills? Tell us in the Comments.
h/t Car Throttle
Formula Drift drivers Ryan Tuerck and Chris Forsberg never turn down a challenge. Especially a drift challenge. In fact, the two of them have probably gone head-to-head in more drift challenges than any other human beings to ever shred tires on the pavement of planet Earth. Maybe.
Ryan Tuerck may have started in the motocross world, but now victory in a good drift challenge always brings a feeling of satisfaction. And with that always comes bragging rights. Knowing you're a champion, like when you choose Suzuki, is a good feeling. Winners win. Period. So here's the top 5 drift challenges from our Tuerck'd series. Find out who has the upper-hand on this lifelong drift battle between Tuerck and Forsberg.
Think about that for a second: Is a mansion in the English countryside worth more than a McLaren F1? These guys could've saved a lot of time and just asked a car enthusiast, because they would've told you right then and there a resounding no.
Which of these would you rather have? Tell us in the Comments.
You may be asking yourself: Why on Earth would I ever want to take a piece of machinery like the Lamborghini Gallardo and drift it in the dirt? You're probably also asking yourself: Why on Earth would I ever want to strip a Lamborghini Gallardo and turn it into a rally car? The answer to both of those questions? Because, why not?
The guys at Brakim Racings are doing exactly that, but before giving the Bull a makeover, they decided some dirt donuts and dirt drifting were very much in order. And we're glad they did. It'll be interesting to see how this project progresses...
What do you think of a Gallardo rally car? Tell us in the Comments.
h/t Car Throttle
What's the best way to put a brand new street Scion FRS to the test? A windy, steep mountain road on a new episode of Tuerck'd of course.
Ryan Tuerck takes the new Scion FRS to a remote Vermont mountain road and sees just what the 600HP can do on 2,000 vertical feet. Fellow Formula Drift driver and BC Racing teammate Pat Goodin joins in for some sketchy tandem action in Tuerck’s black 1JZ S13 that’ll blow your mind. Remind you of the Oregon Trail drift at all?
Got questions or comments about drifting Burke Mountain or what’s under the hood of Tuerck’s new FRS? You can hit Ryan up in the comments below or at #Tuerckd on twitter and he just might respond to you in next week’s Burnout Response video!
Tony Hawk is never one to shy away from doing an ollie over a MIni Cooper. So Birdman teamed up with rally driver and professional skier Guerlain Chicherit for a new Mini commercial. If the name Guierlain Chicherit sounds familiar, it's because he was the guy who tried to break the world record for the longest car jump (but failed pretty terribly).
In said Mini commercial, Birdman skitches a Mini driven by Chicherit at night, 50-50s a fuse box (that for some reason blows up), and then airs the drifting Mini over a large quarterpipe gap. If that doesn't make you want to go buy a Mini right this second, then we don't know what will.
Check out the video and some GIFs below.
Who says a 105-horsepower 1983 Ford Sierra Mk1 Ghia sedan can drift? Certainly not the Slick Factory crew.
What do you think of this sedan getting hooned? Tell us in the Comments.
Rich Weissensel is completely obsessed with DeLoreans. To his credit, DeLoreans are pretty badass, and there aren't many of them around. Rich though is so DeLorean-crazed that he's built some incredibly unique car projects using DeLoreans. From a DeLorean monster truck to a DeLorean limo, he's got quite the fleet. And in true DeLorean junky habit, Rich only uses damaged cars for his creations because he doesn't want to remove the good DeLoreans from the population.
Check out the video and some of his creations below.
Angry Ram has got no time for Subarus on his road. We're guessing he's more of a VW kinda ram, because he's definitely not a fan of 6-ton backhoes either.
What do you think of Angry Ram? Tell us in the Comments.
Ryan Tuerck and crew are in New Zealand with some downtime from Drift Shifters, so he visits the boys over at Earnest to check out their garage and line of workwear. Along the way, Tuerck answers your questions about whether he prefers turbo or a supercharger, Japanese motors or American motors, whether he ever loses sight of the road due to a competitor’s tire smoke, his plans for Gatebil 2015, and whether he’d ever buy a real ae86.
Hit Tuerck with any follow-up questions below or on Twitter at #Tuerckd and stay tuned to Network A for more episodes of Tuerck’d. Episode 7 airs next Tuesday, December 16th!
The folks at Keep Drifting Fun bring some epic highlights and follow-alongs from the Allstar Bash Toy Drive 2014 at Willow Springs International Raceway in Southern California. Head on over and subscriber to the KDF YouTube channel for even more.
Atlantic City is a city in complete shambles. I can rightfully say that because I grew up not far from there. With 4 major casinos having shut down at the end of the summer, A.C. is at a decisive point in it's storied (and odd) history. But leave it to the crew at Nub TV to make lemonade when life hands you lemons.
Parking garages are always those unridden landscapes for skaters, drifters, and more that are difficult to shred. Security is usually tight, there's cameras everywhere, and it's easy to get trapped in there. But abandoned casinos also have abandoned parking garages. We introduce to you abandoned casino parking garage trike drifting.
There's truly no better way to break-in a brand new 2015 Corvette C7 Z06 than by doing a massive burnout before leaving the dealership lot. Come to think of it, there's no better way to break-in any new car than by doing a burnout in its first mile.
h/t Car Throttle
What do you think of this Corvette burnout? Tell us in the Comments.
Brazilian soccer star Neymar Jr. got his first taste of some rallycross with Ken Block earlier this summer in their Footkhana collaboration. And now Neymar is trying his hand at co-piloting a rally car with driver Sebastien Ogier. Except Neymar isn't very good at co-piloting—certainly not as good as he is at soccer.
What do you think of Neymar's rallycross attempt? Tell us in the Comments.
Last December was the first time we were made aware of the awesomeness that is Extreme Barbie Jeep Racing. 2013's race was one of massive dirt-eating and epic crashes, and this year's race was certainly no different.
Held at Morris Mountain ORV in Heflin, Alabama these boys know how to have a good day with some Power Wheels. Matt Myrick ended up taking the victory, making it three in-a-row and making him the winningest Extreme Barbie Jeep racer in the history of Extreme Barbie Jeep Racing. These need to happen more often.
What do you think of Extreme Barbie Jeep Racing? Tell us in the Comments.
Parking can be tough, unless you're Han Yue that is. But this poor woman in Calgary, Canada had the most difficult time ever trying to get out of a snowy parking lot. It's truly her hell on earth and this surveillance video has exposed her as the worst parker in the entire world. No debating. Watch the video and try to tell us otherwise.
What do you think of this terrible parking? Tell us in the Comments.
Drift spectators are some of the most committed and enthusiastic fans in the world. Driftmonkey knows this. So Driftmonkey decided to give them a little taste of the action, and threw some dirt their way.
Team DriftMonkey Supra gets a black flag because of Hooning at the tracks. We're fairly certain the official needed a change of clothes after this intense drive-by.
The Driftmonkeys did a demo show in Norway. They brought two cars and did a few serious laps of hoonage. Nothing better than some authentic smoke machines. Enjoy the limited visibility.
Don't let anyone tell you otherwise: Christmas is all about enhancing your hooning. The guys at Dedication Blog know this, and decided to cover an Audi R8 entirely in Christmas-themed wrapping paper, dress up as Santa and an elf, and go for some serious festive hooning.
How are you going to combine drifting and the holidays this year? Tell us in the Comments.
h/t Car Throttle
It's not everyday you get to see a McLaren P1 zoom past you on the road. And even more rare for it to be driven by Chris Harris. This guy's total shit losing is pretty much the exact reaction we'd have, too.
What do you think of the McLaren P1? Tell us in the Comments.
Australian Zac Mihajlovic may have built the only street legal Batmobile car from the 1989 Batman film. It took him two years to build the iconic car, and he even acquired a few parts from the original car from the film to help outfit the build.
The 29-year-old drives it all over town, and has had some strange requests for the car—a couple once offered him any amount of money he wanted to "christen" the car. He's also had lucrative offers from rich businessmen around the world. But Mihajlovic has decided to partner with the Make-A-Wish Foundation to help terminally-ill children's dreams come true. We couldn't think of a better use for the car.
What do you think of this Batmobile build? Tell us in the Comments.
The last couple of years there has been a boom in programs designed to allow drivers to learn how to drive supercars in snow. Porsche has one, Aston Martin as well, and of course Lamborghini has to have one. We did see a Lamborghini Gallardo mob a ski slope last winter, and this year the Lamborghini Accademia program will let you put a Huracan or an Aventador to the frozen limits.
The Aspen, Colorado program costs just shy of $6,000 and will set you up nice and cozy at Snowmass. Sign us up!
What supercar would you most like to drive in the snow? Tell us in the Comments.
It's time for Part 2 of Ryan Tuerck's World Tour Of Drifting. On this new episode of Tuerck'd, Tuerck meets up with the Fail Crew at Laitse Rally Park in Estonia for the Drift Allstars GP. The Fail Crew hook Tuerck up with a loaner S13 for the competition which Tuerck finesses through the qualifying rounds all the way to an insane finals showdown against Harold Valdma! Wonder if Tuerck or Harold will take the victory...
We also get a look at an epic custom BMW 6 series with dual turbo and 600HP. Next stop is Latvia but not before a run in with the local law enforcement—as they say, “Hey! It is not a problem.” Tuerck makes the absolute most of the opportunity at Riga, laying down pristine first tracks, the Fail Crew joins in, and all ends well in this Eastern European saga that was Ryan Tuerck's World Tour Of Drifting!
Got questions or comments about Tuerck’s Drift Allstars experience? That S13? The BMW 6 series build? Those Estonian women? You can hit Ryan up in the comments below or at #Tuerckd on twitter and he just might respond to you in next week’s Burnout Response video!
Ken Block's Gymkhanas are near and dear to all of our hearts. But they're especially near-and-dear to Ken Box's heart. Box recently made his second tribute to Gymkhana and it's full of more Crazy Cart madness. The first tribute was pretty epic, but this one is definitely next level with the Crazy Cart XL being in play.
What do you think of this Crazy Cart version of Gymkhana? Tell us in the Comments.
Quick: can you guess the Guinness World Record for the most donuts around a car that's driving on two wheels? No? Us neither. But driver Han Yue, who recently also broke the world record for the world's tightest parallel park job, can also apparently do a bunch of donuts around a car that's driving on two wheels—10 to be specific. And in this one he wasn't driving the Mini Cooper, he was driving the BMW. We're glad this world record, and Yue's driving, exists.
What do you think of this ridiculous world record? Tell us in the Comments.
Jordan Taylor is a race car driver who's tackled the 24 Hours of Le Mans, but that doesn't mean he's above doing awesome parody music videos in used car lots with his buddies. Burnouts in Chevy Astro vans, some Madonna's "Like A Virgin", and some odd workout routines are just a few of the delights found in this amazing video from Taylor and friends.
What do you think of this music video? Tell us in the Comments.
Ryan Tuerck heads to Connecticut for some BMW parking lot tire slaying before jumping into a post-Tuerck’d Corolla for a motor switch. Along the way, Tuerck answers your questions about whether he runs camber in competition, what other motorsport he would switch to, what it’s like to smash other people’s cars, and why he prefers the 2JZ engine.
Hit Tuerck with any follow-up questions below or on Twitter at #Tuerckd and stay tuned to NetworkA.com for more episodes of Tuerck’d. Episode 6 airs next Tuesday, December 2nd!
Florian Pons is a French hero. He took one of the original-sized Crazy Carts (not the new XLs) throughout the streets of Paris. Through traffic, getting pulled over by cops, and even taking it on the Metro, Pons tests the Cart's limits. And he wraps it all up with a new clean job in the car wash. Good on ya Pons!
What do you think of this Crazy Cart driving? Tell us in the Comments.
Spitting out 650-horsepower, the 2015 Corvette Z06 looks like a beast. Carlos Lago of Motor Trend Channel's show Ignition takes it for a serious test-drive and finds out it was built for getting sideways. Point-in-case, it's got an average lateral acceleration of 1.16G—which Lago says is "the highest we've ever seen that wasn't a race car."
Which means if you're fortunate enough to get behind-the-wheel of one of these you better be putting it sideways like it demands.
What do you think of the 2015 Corvette Z06? Tell us in the Comments.
As far as Guinness World Records go, this one is a new level of insanity. The Lotus Formula 1 team took their semi-truck trailer and launched it over a ramp for the longest truck jump of 83-feet, 7-inches. But that's not all: the semi-truck also jumped over their Formula 1 race car in the process.
Pick your jaw up off the floor and witness the GIF and full video below.
This is a great one. Vaughn Gittin Jr. in a bald cap doing a Vin Diesel voice and both Matt Field and Matt Powers dressed up as women. If you weren't already excited for next year's Furious 7 this "Not So Fast & Not So Furious" spoof will certainly get you there.
What do you think of this spoof video? Tell us in the Comments.
Earlier this year Ford built a Mustang atop the Empire State Building to celebrate 50 years of the iconic American machine. Now, to celebrate the availability of Mustangs to be purchased globally, Ford headed to Dubai and recreated the feat atop the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa. Here's an awesome time lapse of the build, which took 7 guys 10 hours to complete.
Where else should Ford construct a Mustang? Give your thoughts in the Comments.
Parallel parking is the bane of many acne-faced 16-year-olds hoping to soon attain the freedom that comes with the privilege of a driver's license. They could all use a lesson from Chinese driver Han Yue.
Yue recently broke the Guinness World Record for the tightest parallel park in a car ever. Drifting a MIni Cooper in between two other Mini Coopers, Yue left a mere 3.15-inches total between the three cars. That sir is some impressive parking. Now go teach that world's worst parallel parker please.
What do you think of this Guinness World Record? Tell us in the Comments.
Europe had no idea what they were in for when they let Ryan Tuerck in for the new episode of Tuerck'd. Tuerck kicks off his European Tour at the 10th anniversary of the Reisbrennen JDM Festival. Tuerck gets behind the wheel of a 700-horsepower 2JZ, then a loaner 1.5J for some high-speed laps around the EuroSpeedway… and then we party Eurostyle!
Next stop: Edinburgh, Scotland with the Garage F—k House crew for the three day Driftland Bash at the Thunder Valley Raceway. Tuerck gets more loaner drift missiles, including a little blue beamer in pristine condition and, uh, gives them the Tuerck'd treatment. And uh, did Vaughn Gittin Jr. mean to leave his new Mustang RTR in Europe? Tuerck jacks Vaughn’s RTR and burns off a set of tires—Thanks Vaughn!
We lost track of the total #Tuerckd count at the end of this three day Driftland Bash, but Tuerck leaves a path of slain tires and Tuerck’d BMWs in his smoke. Stay tuned for part 2 of Ryan Tuerck’s World Tour of Drifting coming December 2.
Got questions or comments about Tuerck’s European tour, the cars… or would just like to report his driving? You can hit Ryan up in the comments below or at #Tuerckd on twitter and he just might respond to you in next week’s Burnout Response video!
Ryan Tuerck wanted to make sure you saw every second of footage from his Texas Shootout episode of Tuerck'd. Watch as he and his crew tear it up at Pump Track in Walnut Creek before heading to a local lake to test out a water jet pack.
What do you think of this bonus footage? Tell us in the Comments.
Ken Block is back with the newest Gymkhana video! Gymkhana 7 features Block's 1965 Ford Mustang Hoonicorn drifting the streets of Los Angeles. Hot dog carts, shopping carts, the LAPD, the Los Angeles riverbed, Randy's Donuts, and a low-rider are not safe from the Hoonicorn. And they even reenact the OJ Simpson chase on the highway. Ken Block, you've done it again.
What do you think of Gymkhana 7? Tell us in the Comments.
Aggressive dyno pulls are always fun. Like this 1,894-horsepower dyno pull from a twin turbo Ford GT. Look at all the dust it kicks up nearly pulling itself from the straps! And to think, this GT was detuned a bit for this dyno pull...
What do you think of this dyno pull? Tell us in the Comments.
h/t Car Throttle
Here's a dyno pull of the fastest car at the Texas Mile. Built by M2K Motorsports, the car ran 273mph a few days after this video.
This was not at full boost, the car is making over 2000hp when it's running at the Texas Mile.
Yes, the marketing director for Volvo Trucks definitely deserves a raise. This is a great marketing stunt, and hot on the heels of that Jean-Claude Van Damme epic split. But tapping Tiff Needell who's never driven a truck? And putting it against a Koegnigsegg One:1? No competition, hands down. Not even close. Sure, the Volvo FH semi-truck spits out 2,600N-m of torque, but no. It will not even come close to a One:1 in a race. Most boring race ever.
What do you think of this lopsided race? Tell us in the Comments.
Trent Kimball is President and CEO of the Texas Armoring Corporation (TAC). And he and his company take product testing very seriously. So serious that he sits behind-the-wheel of an armored Mercedes-Benz as it gets shot at by an AK-47. This is borderline psychotic, but also kinda badass at the same time. Guess Kimball and TAC know how to armor a car properly...
What do you think of this crazy stunt? Tell us in the Comments.
We’ve got a ton of extra footage from last week’s Tuerck'd Texas Shootout episode. In-between the bonus BMX, jetpack, and drift action, Ryan Tuerck answers your questions about suspension upgrades, why he runs such a wide front track, and when he’ll be heading to Australia. Hit Tuerck with any follow-up questions below or on Twitter at #Tuerckd, and stay tuned to Network A for more episodes of Tuerck’d. Episode 5 airs next Tuesday, November 18th!
Last year Toxa Avdeyev took his 3-year-old son drifting and the kid couldn't stop laughing. Now his son is 4, and he still loves drifting in the front seat as much as he did last year. I mean, can you blame the kid for wanting to hoon?
What do you think of this drift video? Tell us in the Comments.
Jalopnik created a small revolution in the automotive world with their coverage of car enthusiasm as a lifestyle with crossover appeal that anyone could appreciate. Now they've applied the formula that made them the world's largest automotive website to the Jalopnik Film Festival. Tim Brodhagen and the Dose crew hit opening night to talk with Jalopnik Editor-in-Chief Matt Hardigree about what puts this festival in a lane all its own. And for reviews of some of the films from the festival, check out our article here.
There ain't nothing wrong with a little fake poop—or watching a kid poop his pants instead of riding a scooter for that matter. But some people just aren't into potty humor. Take this Lamborghini owner for example. He does not appreciate the prank YouTubers Viral Brothers tried pulling on him for being a jerk driver. Without even hearing that it's fake poop and was a prank the old guy pulls out a taser and takes the dude down. How is that even legal?
What do you think of this prank gone wrong? Tell us in the Comments.
The good folks at Jalopnik are onto something. Their 2nd Jalopnik Film Fest took place on Wednesday and Thursday this week in New York City, and it was one helluva time with it focusing on one thing: car culture.
They kicked it off Wednesday night at the Classic Car Club Manhattan with Volvo's Ignition film—plus lots of free booze and some damn good lobster rolls. The swank venue provided an awesome spot for the star of the night: a 1967 Volvo P1800. The P1800 was in-house, and as you can see above, it's a beaut.
After that party, that we may or may not have had a bit too much fun at, things continued on Thursday night over at Brooklyn's Nighthawk Cinema. They once again treated us like kings, with dinner and free drinks on offer (the fish tacos are always a good go-to at Nighthawk). And then the real excitement began with 10 car films on tap.
As I stated earlier, Jalopnik is onto something here and they didn't hold back one bit. It truly was a well-run film festival for car enthusiasts. We hope this trend continues and they can do even bigger and better next year.
Below I break-down our 5 favorite films from the festival, and if you get a chance to check any of these out you most certainly should. And head over to Jalopnik.com for even more about their film fest. Stay tuned for an upcoming episode of Dose from the opening night as well.
Haven't you always wished that your drifting would excite anime females? Well, now it can with South Korea's new racing app Drift Girls. Combining dating with drifting, the better you drift the more anime driftees giggle and get impressed. Then you can take them out on dates, in the app not in real life. So there's that...
What do you think of this new racing app? Tell us in the Comments.
By now we've pretty much heard every detail about that silly NASCAR "fight" between Jeff Gordon and Brad Keselowski. It reeked of being scripted and for the cameras, so we're not going to give it much credit. That said, it's funny to see these two slapping each other and attempting to grab at each other across people. When did NASCAR feel the need to mix-in some WWE plots?
What's your take on this "fight"? Tell us in the Comments.
What has 845-horsepower, is nearly 50-years-old, and will haunt your drifting dreams? The Hoonicorn, of course.
Ken Block officially unveiled his Gymkhana 7 vehicle, the aforementioned Hoonicorn, and it LOOKS. F—CKING. SICK. Based off the notchback pony 1965 Mustang, Hoonicorn took two years to build at ASD Motorsports in Charlotte, North Carolina. It sports a 410 cubic inch Roush Yates V8 as well as being all-wheel drive. Essentially, this is the most badass Gymkhana car there ever was. Gymkhana 7 cannot come soon enough...
Check out some photos below and video of Block drifting it last month.
A burger stuck on a windshield of a rainy car while it's on the highway is exactly why the Internet exists. Thanks Vanessa Carlton for providing this brilliant soundtrack. And thanks burger for being such a trooper.
2014 World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner put on a f—king clinic on the mound against the Kansas City Royals at the end of October. Through 21 innings pitched in this year's World Series, the San Francisco Giant only gave up 1 run, 9 hits, and struck out 17 batters. For those historic numbers, Bumgarner was awarded a brand new, 2015 Chevy Colorado. And, in case you didn't see, Chevy representative Rikk Wilde presenting the truck following the Giants's World Series victory was incredibly nervous and had a few hilarious fumbles during the ceremony—watch it below.
Bumgarner was recently on The Dan Patrick Show and Patrick asked him about the truck. And it came out that Bumgarner has no idea where that truck is, and he'd like to get it pretty soon.
Dan Patrick: Do you have the truck?
Madison Bumgarner: You know what? I was just talking about that
actually. I don't have it right now. It's been so busy the last few
days. I was just talking to my agent about tracking that thing down
and seeing if we could get it sent to the house and have some fun with
it. But as of right now I do not have it and don't really know where
Maybe they gotta figure out all that "technology and stuff" first before he can drive his new whip around.
Ryan Tuerck goes head-to-head against Formula Drift drivers Matt Field and Pat Goodin in a series of four challenges in the first-ever Tuerck Texas Shootout. Announcer Jarod DeAnda takes us through the events and the unconventional judging as Tuerck tries to win his own event—which he always has a problem with. Will he take it all or will he get Tuerck’d?
Got questions about these challenges, Tuerck’s performance, the judging—hit Ryan with your questions and comments below and he just might respond to you in his next Burnout Response video!