The Red Bull Frozen Rush returned for 2016 this month, pitting a handful of maniacs against each other in 900 horsepower racing trucks on the ski slopes at the Sunday River. Funniest thing I’ve noticed about snow racing; it’s hard to tell the difference between crashing and driving.
Off-road racer Kyle LeDuc jumped, slid, and pushed his Ford Raptor Pro 4 race truck to another victory this weekend, and is now officially tied for Pro 4 Unlimited class wins in the history of the LOOR Racing Series with 26 titles.
The mighty self-promoting PR machine that is Red Bull whipped up a mini-documentary about their "Frozen Rush" event at the Sunday River ski resort in Maine. This one includes some more great drifting shots and conversations with the drivers about the challenges of racing below 32º.
We got some quality time with star off-road racers Bryce Menzies and Ricky Johnson at the Red Bull Frozen Rush race last week, who offered their thoughts about drifting on ice, studded race tires, and the nuances of man-handling a Pro4 truck down a ski slope.
Running race trucks in freezing conditions brings up engineering issues many mechanics aren't used to. Here's how techs made eight 900 HP Pro4 trucks sing for Red Bull's Frozen Rush event in Maine last week.
As if you ever needed an excuse to go to Maine, the Frozen Rush Pro4 truck race going down at Sunday River on the 10th promises to be pretty awesome.