Ice Driving Porsche 911 Rally Cars

Chris Harris heads to a frozen lake in Sweden to partake in what he calls “leisure oversteer” in some classic Porsche 911 rally cars. He discusses why Porsche’s signature rear engine layout is so good for rally drifts and then finishes up with a pretty in-depth discussion about the studded snow and ice tires used in the World Rally Championship.

Source: DRIVE on YouTube

Seamus Connelly and Gary McCrudden – Entertainers of the Year

Seamus Connelly and Gary McCrudden just received the Flyin’ Finn Motorsports¬†Entertainers of the Year for 2012 based on their efforts to rally a Levin AE86 in Ireland. Here is a 14 minute year in review with in-car and bystander footage of their campaign. They definitely look like they’re having a ton of fun out there. One of the hairy saves has a big of *NSFW* language.

Source: Flyin Finn Motorsports on YouTube via AE86 World on Facebook

The Making of Gymkhana Five

Ken Block and DC Shoes just posted this video that gives us a behind the scenes look at the filming of Gymkhana Five. All of the shooting was done over a span of four days after two different scouting trips to San Francisco.

And here is Gymkhana Five again so you can see how it all came together:

Source: DC Shoes on YouTube

Sebastien Loeb – The Dominator

2012 marks the end of full-time competition for the most successful rally driver the world has ever seen, Sebastien Loeb. He finished this season with his ninth consecutive championship as well as winning gold in the X-Games Rallycross. This is a tribute video to Loeb’s career in WRC made by a dedicated fan.

Source: LukeMLBarry on YouTube