The Weekly Five For October 5th, 2012 - Chris Harris 962, Ghostrider STi Flip, Gatebil, Reverse Entry, 240mph Saleen S7

Chris Harris and a Le Mans Winning Porsche 962 on Weissach

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Not many of us can say that we've ever driven a Le Mans-winning 80's Porsche prototype race car - Well, okay, just about none of us, but Chris Harris is one of the few that can - is that even a surprise anymore? DRIVE's Chris Harris is at it again with his nearly 20-minute-long reviews, and this time he's armed with the Porsche 962 and Porsche's Weissach test track. Giving a quick briefing on the 962, its history, and setup, Chris soon hops in and embarks on this loud, raw, historical journey. Enjoy.
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Ghostrider FLIPS An STi During Police Chase

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If you've never heard of Ghostrider - NO, we are NOT talking about the cheesy movie - then perhaps you live under some kind of internet-less rock. However, if you have heard of him, then you know that there are few who share in the same size cajones as him. This is a real-life, nameless man who has videos of himself flying in triple-digit speeds on a bike, through traffic, at various times of the day, and not only is he an expert, and ballsy, with bikes, but he likes road cars a lot too - specifically the 'boy racer' Subaru Impreza WRX STi. There is nothing boy-racer about this video though, as Ghostrider escapes from police (not recommended to anyone) in his highly-modified Subaru STi, and gets rammed from the side by an interceptor police car so hard that he's shoved into the freeway rail, causing his car to lose control and FLIP onto its side, at probably close to triple-digit speeds, with the DOORS scraping against the road and sparks flying everywhere. You'll never guess what happens even after that... Enjoy.

Monkeys and Bananas, and Gatebil Drifting

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Monkeys and Bananas have almost nothing to do with this video at all, however, Gatebil and drifting does. Turbos screaming, engines roaring, tires howling, and a lot of smoke and burnt rubber is what you'll get from this video. Starting off with a couple of cool driver introductions and nice music, its only a short time until the drifting begins and countless cars of various makes and models are seen going sideways all over Norway's Rudskogen race track. There is, above all, some quality drift footage here, so Enjoy.

Epic Reverse Entry Drift Australian Drifting GP

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When in a 'driftable' vehicle, there are many ways to throw it sideways and let those rear tires burn. However, the "reverse entry", as its often called, is among one of the more difficult and respected techniques when it comes to drifting. During Round 2 of the Australian Drifting GP held at Queensland Raceway in Onevia, at - quite possibly - highway speeds, Dan Rasell manages to throw his 240sx sideways, but not just sideways, completely BACKWARDS, and then gets back on the gas and continues onto the next corner. Listen to that V8 sputter and roar, and Enjoy.

A Saleen S7 At 240 MPH

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Brought to you by the legendary SuperSpeeders crew, if you've ever wondered what its like to pilot a Saleen S7 (we're not talking about a Mustang here) with a twin-turbo V8 making a whopping 750 horsepower, 700 ft lbs of torque, up to 240 miles per hour, well, this is as close as you'll get. Enjoy.
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