ESPN and Hoonigan Racing announced this week that the Gymkhana GRID racing series will join the X Games.
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For the second year in a row, NASCAR driver Tony Stewart put on a show by driving something other than what the public is used to seeing.
If you’ve ever watched a live sporting event that involved sitting in a grandstand, there’s a good chance you’ve also done the wave — but never like this.
Somewhere in the ballpark (no pun intended) of 20 cars stood side-by-side and smoked their tires as a flag man ran past them, effectively creating two things. First, a brash and badass display of horsepower and roaring engines. Second, the coolest interpretation of “the wave” we’ve ever seen.
It’s not enough to have a medley of roaring engines and tire smoke that could drown out a Motorhead concert at full throttle, but the cloud that ensues is red white and blue in a true patriotic salute to redneck racing. Awesome.
Watch the video below.