Jump to content
Forums Gone... but not forgotten!
Pontiac of the Month

SPRINT 6's 1966 LEMANS 2DR HT

2018 August
of the Month

  • Welcome to Forever Pontiac

    Welcome to Forever Pontiac, full of great ideas for Pontiac performance, maintenance, or for peer-to-peer assistance from Professional and DIY mechanics. Also, compete in our Pontiac monthly competitions. Please register if you'd like to take part.

Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

Ringo64

RSS Motorsports: Red Bull Frozen Rush puts off-road trucks on ski slopes [w/videos]

Recommended Posts

<p>Filed under: <a href="http://www.autoblog.com/category/motorsports/" rel="tag">Motorsports</a>, <a href="http://www.autoblog.com/category/trucks/" rel="tag">Truck</a>, <a href="http://www.autoblog.com/category/videos/" rel="tag">Videos</a>, <a href="http://www.autoblog.com/category/off-road/" rel="tag">Off-Road</a>, <a href="http://www.autoblog.com/category/racing/" rel="tag">Racing</a></p><a href="http://www.autoblog.com/photos/red-bull-frozen-rush-2014/"><img alt="Red Bull Frozen Rush 2014" data-caption="Rick Johnson in action during the finals at Red Bull Frozen Rush at Sunday River in Newry, Maine, USA on 10 January, 2014." data-credit="Garth Milan/Red Bull Content Poo" data-mep="93496" src="http://o.aolcdn.com/hss/storage/adam/dec51cfe0730f26b91deb043a76cf5f5/redbull-frozen-rush.jpg" /></a><br /><br />From the deserts of <a href="http://www.autoblog.com/tag/baja/">Baja</a> to the hills of <a href="http://www.autoblog.com/tag/pikes+peak/">Pikes Peak</a> to <a href="http://www.autoblog.com/tag/stadium+super+trucks/">stadiums</a> across the country, there's any number of places you can go to watch off-road racing trucks do their thing. But with Frozen Rush, <a href="http://www.autoblog.com/tag/red+bull/">Red Bull</a> has skipped past all of them and headed to the ski hill.<br /><br />The energy-drink company is no stranger to motor racing, sponsoring and even running its own teams in countless motorsport disciplines - not least of them the reigning four-time world champion Red Bull Racing team in <a href="http://www.autoblog.com/tag/f1/">Formula One</a>. Last year it brought Pro 4 truck racing legend Ricky Johnson out to Mount Snow in Vermont for a demonstration, but that was only to set the stage for this year's race.<br /><br />For the first time, Red Bull placed eight Pro 4 racing trucks - each packing 900 horsepower, special studded BFGoodrich tires and enough suspension travel and attitude to make a <a href="http://www.autoblog.com/ford/f-150+svt+raptor/">Ford Raptor</a> look like a Power Wheels toy - on a specially-designed race course (complete with jumps, slaloms and more) on the slopes of Maine's Sunday River Resort to battle for top honors.<br /><br />The event brought out ten thousand spectators despite the single-digit temperatures, and after the final four-lap heat was done, Ricky Johnson just edged out longtime rival Johnny Greaves who was hit with a five-second penalty for hitting a race gate. Check out the action in the image gallery above and the video clips <a href="/2014/01/16/red-bull-frozen-rush-videos/#continued">below</a>.<p><a href="http://www.autoblog.com/2014/01/16/red-bull-frozen-rush-videos/" rel="bookmark">Continue reading <em>Red Bull Frozen Rush puts off-road trucks on ski slopes [w/videos]</em></a></p><p style="padding:5px;background:#ddd;border:1px solid #ccc;clear:both;"><a href="http://www.autoblog.com/2014/01/16/red-bull-frozen-rush-videos/">Red Bull Frozen Rush puts off-road trucks on ski slopes [w/videos]</a> originally appeared on <a href="http://www.autoblog.com">Autoblog</a> on Thu, 16 Jan 2014 20:01:00 EST. Please see our <a href="http://www.weblogsinc.com/feed-terms/">terms for use of feeds</a>.</p><h6 style="clear: both; padding: 8px 0 0 0; height: 2px; font-size: 1px; border: 0; margin: 0; padding: 0;"></h6><a href="http://www.autoblog.com/2014/01/16/red-bull-frozen-rush-videos/" rel="bookmark" title="Permanent link to this entry">Permalink</a>&nbsp;|&nbsp;<a href="http://www.autoblog.com/forward/20809253/" title="Send this entry to a friend via email">Email this</a>&nbsp;|&nbsp;<a href="http://www.autoblog.com/2014/01/16/red-bull-frozen-rush-videos/#comments" title="View reader comments on this entry">Comments</a><div class="feedflare">

<a href="http://feeds.autoblog.com/~ff/weblogsinc/autoblog?a=oji61VVDLIs:-UITp9tfF74:wF9xT3WuBAs"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/weblogsinc/autoblog?i=oji61VVDLIs:-UITp9tfF74:wF9xT3WuBAs" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.autoblog.com/~ff/weblogsinc/autoblog?a=oji61VVDLIs:-UITp9tfF74:V_sGLiPBpWU"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/weblogsinc/autoblog?i=oji61VVDLIs:-UITp9tfF74:V_sGLiPBpWU" border="0"></img></a>

</div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/weblogsinc/autoblog/~4/oji61VVDLIs" height="1" width="1"/>


/>http://feeds.autoblog.com/~r/weblogsinc/autoblog/~3/oji61VVDLIs/

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Tired of these Ads? Register Today!


Tired of these Ads? Purchase Enhanced Membership today to remove them!
×

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.