The Weekly Five For March 23rd, 2012 - Lucky GTR, Sebring, Drifting, S2K, and Ford GT

Luckiest GTR Owner Ever

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This has to be one of the luckiest GTR owners in history - or maybe the most skilled? Either way, when a high-powered R35 Nissan GTR hits the drag strip and completely loses it, only to save it completely - it makes for one heck of a video. Watch as he misses the right side by only inches, and then does the same on the opposite lane. Enjoy.

12 Hours of Sebring - The Chaos Of Traffic

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This past weekend one of the greatest races in America took place - the 12 Hours of Sebring. Held on a racetrack that used to be an old airfield, the plethora of bumps, long straightaways, and neck-breaking corners on the track make for one of the most challenging races in the American Le Mans and World Endurance Championship series. When there are nearly 62 cars on a 3.74 mile circuit, it makes for some intense racing, along with intense traffic that can only be translated as some of the greatest eye candy a car enthusiast, or, carneck, could ever witness. Enjoy.

Drifting Playground

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When you've got a huge, empty parking lot at your disposal, and a few cones, the only thing running through your mind should be "I need to make this into a drift course". That's exactly what these guys did, and inevitably drifters of every background came - fully-built sponsored drift cars, modified E46 BMW M3's, and a seemingly bone-stock Hyundai Genesis Coupe that looks like it just drove off the lot. The result - an evening of noisy sidewaysness, mixed with loads of smoke and a lot of fun. Enjoy.

S2K Does A ...Wheelie?

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The Honda S2000 is a great car. Well-powered, perfect 50/50 weight distribution, excellent handling, and perfect for wheelies. Wait, what? That last part can't be right, can it? Well, in this video it is. Watch as a dragrace-prepped, high-powered Honda S2000 with monstrous torque does a wheelie at the drag strip, and almost flips over. Silly S2000, you're not a bike, you can't do wheelies... Enjoy.

The Ford GT VS The Porsche 911 GT3 RSR

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The Ford GT and Porsche 911 GT3 RSR are fantastic, beastly machines. When you put them on the track together, however, they become so much more. This is the Nurburgring, surely you might've heard of it, once, or twice? This is what appears to be the 24 Hours of Nurburgring (year unknown), and it is the battleground for these two amazing machines. There's not much more that can be expressed in words, so just enjoy this historical battle of monstrous proportion.
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