We’re about to welcome in another new week of Speedhunting, but before we get into that, it’s time to take a quick look at some of the videos we’ve been checking out over the past seven days.
Let’s kick things off in Australia with a unique mash-up between two very different motorsport codes…
When Kiwi driver Shane van Gisbergen is behind the wheel of a V8 Supercar, his focus is on the cleanest lines to run the fastest laps, but after joining the Red Bull Racing Australia team this season, it was only a matter of time before his drifting skills were utilised for a special project. The result is Night Drift.
Following on from our first video this week is a behind-the-scenes look at how you convert a V8 Supercars-spec Holden Commodore VF into a drift machine. With more than 650hp on tap from its KRE 5.0-litre V8 engine, power was never going to be an issue, but significant changes needed to be made to the steering system, the brakes and the bodywork among other things. In this clip from Red Bull Racing Australia you can see how it all came together.
Next up is a recap from the recent Holley LS Fest 2016, held in Bowling Green, Kentucky. By all accounts, the seventh annual event dedicated to all things GM LS was a huge success, and this nicely put-together video from the guys at Tempt Media give a real taste of what it was all about.
Finally this week, it’s a new 360-degree video from Ford Performance. A few days ago, Larry took us to Riga, Latvia, for a round of FIA World RX with Hoonigan Racing Division drivers Ken Block and Andreas Bakkerud, and in this interactive clip you can check out the pair’s driving skills and Ford Focus RS RX rallycross machines, all from a unique viewpoint.
That’s all for now, but as always, if you’ve caught a cool car related video in the last week, go ahead and share it in the comments section below.