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24 March 2014

Video: yes, trucks can drift too

Turbocharged and supercharged Freightliner truck gets very sideways. Your move, Mr Block…
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Pikes Peak champ, Mike Ryan, has gone all Gymkhana and released this video of himself drifting his massive great big truck around a harbour in Long Beach. And post-Burma, we have newfound respect for trucks and people that drive trucks.

And it ranks highly on the TopGear scale of Quite Mad Things. There are enormo-burnouts. There are men with shoes that spark. There is a drifting Nissan 240SX. And there is a five-ton lorry with a methanol-injected turbocharged and supercharged Detroit Diesel engine doing jumps...

WARNING: Contains dangerous amounts of cheese and insufferable audio

Tags: truck, truck drift, drift, mike ryan



Two relatively affordable 600cc urban warriors claim to be the best at their game. Time for them to hit the road and settle their differences