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5 Scariest Stunt Car Feats

Many stunt drivers have taken a car to the edge of destruction (or beyond) in the name of adventure and adrenaline-pumping thrills. We've collected a few of the scariest stunt car feats ever attempted.

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  • How Drifting Works

    How Drifting Works

    In drifting, drivers force their car to slide sideways through a turn, and professional drifters can accomplish a true driving contradiction: They can control what happens when their tires no longer grip the road. See more »

  • How Endurance Racing Works

    How Endurance Racing Works

    Endurance races pack all the excitement of shorter races, but add the drama of catastrophic mechanical failure along with the steady attrition of vehicles as the laws of physics take their toll. See more »

  • How Evel Knievel Worked

    How Evel Knievel Worked

    Evel Knievel was the motorcycle daredevil that motivated an entire generation of kids to jump their bicycles over anything and everything -- even when the odds were against a successful landing. See more »

  • How Formula One Works

    How Formula One Works

    Formula One racing is one of the most popular sports in the world, appealing to millions of fans and attracting huge sponsorships. Why? It satisfies our fundamental need for the thrill of high-speed travel. See more »

  • How Go-kart Racing Works

    How Go-kart Racing Works

    If your idea of kart racing is based on the go-karts found parked in front of your local hardware store -- well, you're in for a sweet surprise. True racing karts are serious competitive machines. See more »

  • How Gymkhana Works

    How Gymkhana Works

    All forms of auto racing require some level of driver skill in order to remain competitive. But gymkhana isn't just a test of a driver's physical skills -- it's also a complex mental challenge. See more »

  • How Racing Schools Work

    How Racing Schools Work

    Have you ever wanted to get behind the wheel of a real race car and learn how to drive like the professionals? Racing schools, where you can get individual instruction from experienced drivers give you that opportunity. See more »

  • How Super Truck Racing Works

    How Super Truck Racing Works

    Imagine an 8-foot tall, 8-foot wide, 12,000-pound diesel-powered truck hurling around the Nurburgring just inches from other trucks at 100 miles per hour. Sounds exciting, right? You bet it is. See more »

  • How Tether Car Racing Works

    How Tether Car Racing Works

    There's a good chance you've never heard of tether car racing. That's because there are only a few remaining racetracks and a handful of enthusiasts left in the world. What makes this hobby so unique? See more »

  • How the TTXGP Carbon Free Grand Prix Works

    How the TTXGP Carbon Free Grand Prix Works

    The Isle of Man TT circuit has been the site of high-speed motorcycle races since 1907. But in 2009 a different type of motorcycle race tore through the narrow, winding streets: the TTXGP Grand Prix. See more »

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