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The Ten Most Redneckiest Motorsports

On one end of the motorsport scale is Formula One. On the other is a lot of cheap beer. It looks like the cheap beer side is winning.


10.) School Bus Figure Eight

Otto Man would be good at this.

Suggested By: My X-type is too a real Jaguar


9.) Trailer Racing

This is something Top Gear would do.

Suggested By: Jay_Hoff

8.) Lawn Mower Racing

I know a Honda just for the job.


Suggested By: Jeb_Hoge


7.) Rock Bouncing

You need some brainwork to design a racecar like this. But that's where it stops.


Suggested By: Who needs sway bars anyway


6.) Combine Harvester Demolition Derby

You've seen the action. Now listen to this:

Thank My X-type is too a real Jaguar for that.


Suggested By: ZaqAtaq

5.) Jerico racing

TheBlazinAce points at Brazil for some redneck fun:

I'll nominate a local favorite, Jerico Racing. Jerico is a northern Brazilian slang for mule, and when someone refers to a vehicle as a Jerico, they mean a makeshift vehicle, usually made from wood and not expected to last for a long time or to do anything other than basic rural work.

Obviously, it didn't take long for someone to put two Jericos against each other on a pit full of mud and call it a race. so, you know, get shitfaced, climb aboard your wooden box with engine and wheels and try not to smash too much into things before reaching the finish line. If that's not a redneck motorsport, I don't know what is...


Suggested By: TheBlazinAce, Non-State Actor

4.) Track and Tractor Pulls

When it's harvest time, it's time to harvest torque.

Suggested By: Takuro Spirit has a Camry Race Car according to Matt Farah


3.) Skid Plate Racing

My Autobianchi would humiliate them. The first (proper) front-wheel drive car. Genesis on the track.


Suggested By: Crossdrilled


2.) Swamp Buggy Racing

For some reason, I feel like Red Bull should get into this...

Suggested By: My X-type is too a real Jaguar


1.) Pickup Races

When the rodeo just doesn't do the trick anymore, you need a new challenge. This is it. Nobody explains how it works:

The guys ride horses across the arena, load the horses into a pickup truck, drive back across, then ride across again.

After searching a little bit, it appears that pickup races exist only at the small town (


Suggested By: nobody

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I'll throw my hat in the ring for worst post of the day.

Isn't the idea of redneck or the term redneck basically racist? I can't really think of any use of the term where it isn't derogatory. Is it OK to use the term though because we're generally making fun of white people? Since it is OK to make fun of white people, right?