If you haven’t seen an episode of Roadkill on YouTube before and you have a love of cars, then you’re missing out. The hugely popular YouTube show follows two editors from Hot Rod Magazine as they attempt often ridiculous feats in cars that are often built straight from the junkyard in only a few days. In this episode, Subaru USA hand over the keys to a 2014 Legacy and Legacy R to pit against a few Roadkill machines from past episodes. Can the Legacy win against some junkyard trash? Check out the video to find out.
Professional Formula Drift driver Ryan Tuerck’s Network A show Tuerck’d is back for a third season of mostly petrol-fuelled antics. In this episode he tears up the Dirtfish Rally school with Nate Hamilton, competes in Round 5 of Formula D at Evergreen Speedway in Seattle and absolutely tears apart the Pat’s Acres Racing Complex with a bunch of Formula Drift drivers. Pat’s Acres is a carting track that also hosts the odd drifting event, it’s tight, technical, and perfect for playing something Ryan and his ‘homies’ call Drift kickball. What is Drift kickball? You will just have to watch the video to find out.
Up in Auckland Big Boys Toys will be taking over ASB Showgrounds, while down in Nelson the V 4&Rotary South Island Champs will be held at Motueka Dragway and Saxton Stadium.
More exciting news to add to the World Time Attack Challenge hype for October. Shane Van Gisbergen doesn’t think racing just the MCA Suspension Nissan Silvia, dubbed ‘Hammerhead’, will be enough, and has announced he will team up with the Drift Syndicate team to drift its Holden Commodore at the coming Formula Drift championship.
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