Tanner Foust’s new video, Quantum Drift, shows versatility behind ‘magic yellow’ wheel

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If it has four wheels, Tanner Foust can drive it – and with outstanding aplomb.

The champion racer and stunt driver is featured in a new video called “Quantum Drift” that displays his versatility behind the wheel of several different types of race vehicles, from drift cars to off-road vehicles.

Foust not only has conquered Formula Drift, Rallycross and the X Games in his career, he’s also one of the hosts of the U.S. version of the popular TV show Top Gear.

Foust not only displays his massive talent in the video, playing a key supporting role is his “magic yellow” steering wheel, which also is featured prominently in the video.

The video launched Tuesday on the YouTube channel of Foust’s primary sponsor, Rockstar Energy Drink.

“The concept is inspired by this nerdy TV show that I used to watch,” Foust says in a media release, paying homage to the 1980s science fiction TV show “Quantum Leap.”

“We dreamt up an action sequence that basically gave me the chance to drive as many fun machines as possible in one video,” Foust said.

The three-time U.S. rallycross champion (2010, 2011 and 2012), four-time X Games gold medalist (2007, 2010 and 2013) and two-time Formula Drift champ (2007, 2008) pilots six different types of vehicles in the video, including:

A 600 horsepower Rockstar Energy Drink Volkswagen Beetle, a Polaris RZR UTV, a 900 horsepower drift Passat, a Porsche 912E, a boat and a regular street car for family time.

Here’s the video again:

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Andretti United team names drivers for inaugural Extreme E season

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The Extreme E team formed by Andretti Autosport and United Autosports named Catie Munnings and Timmy Hansen as its drivers Monday for the series’ inaugural 2021 season.

Munnings is a successful veteran of rally series. Hansen is a past winner and champion in the World Rallycross Championship.

They both will race in the environmentally conscious electric SUV series that will hold events in five areas around the world that are threatened by climate change. Chip Ganassi Racing and six-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton also are fielding cars in Extreme E, which will feature male and female co-drivers on every team.

Catie Munnings

“I’m so excited to join Andretti United Extreme E,” Munnings said in a release. ““I was really intrigued when I first heard about Extreme E, I just knew I had to be involved. The male / female racing partnership is a fantastic and exciting new concept. The season has incredible locations and the racing will be very exciting. It will be a new challenge for the teams and drivers, and I’m so thrilled to be working with such a strong team.

“The championship is a really innovative concept, it’s combining motorsport and science and will produce an important legacy in each race location. Bringing the platform that motorsport has in line with the awareness that the planet needs right now is awesome and a really important message.”

Timmy Hansen

Said Hansen: “Going into the Extreme E will be a new chapter in my career, one that I am extremely excited about. It is something brand new, not only for me, but the whole of motorsport. The format is something

we’ve never seen before. I’m also delighted to be able to carry the message of something bigger – talking about the environment and doing something good for the world – that’s something that really drives me. It’s going to be a big adventure in life to see these locations and I’m going to do my best in carrying this responsibility and hopefully making people aware of the challenges we have in the world, together with our passion for racing.”