Can These Two Heroes Turn Our New York Bloggers Into Skid-Plate Racers?

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Ask Jalopnik editors Michael Ballaban and Raphael Orlove to drop some hot blog fire and they’ll do it in an instant. With gusto. But ask them to become skid-plate racers in one day? They’ll need some experts to coax (or kick) them in the right direction. You’ll be able to see how it turns out this week on Car vs. America!


Our inaugural episode will air on Fusion on Wednesday, Oct. 18 at 8 p.m. ET and PT, but we’ll also stick it here on the site after it premiers because we just love you so.

Below, you’ll find a clip of the guys building their own skid-plate car with the help of the brilliant (and extraordinarily patient) Moser brothers.

It’s a fun episode. It’s good. But not as good as the one I’m in. That one is better. Hah.


Find out if you have Fusion here, and check out how to get the Watch Fusionapp on Amazon Fire TV & Stick, Apple TV, Roku, Chromecast, iPhone, iPad, Android Mobile, Android tablets and more.

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Torch is your resident skid plate racing expert. Why isn’t he competing?

I know, Orlove and Balaban are escared of getting their asses handed to them.

I was there. I saw Torch dominate! Be afraid. Be very afraid.