900hp Pro4 trucks drift on snow. Red Bull

Highlights and Top 5 moments from the Red Bull Frozen Rush off-road event on the snowy slopes of Maine.

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Consider this: a 900hp off-road Pro-4 racing truck, at full pelt, down an icy slalom course. Yep, sounds terrifying doesn’t it?!

But such was the state of affairs when nine off-road specialists went head-to-head for the third annual Red Bull Frozen Rush through the mountains of Maine, an event ultimately won by defending champion Bryce Menzies who just pipped 2014 title winner Ricky Johnson to the chequered flag. Highlights from the event you can check out below.

In order to get the speeds up to proper sphincter-puckering levels, specially designed Mud-Terrain tires from BFGoodrich were used, each of which houses 700 metal studs for greater (née, any) grip. The entire event though had been under threat of cancellation when an unseasonably mild winter left very little snow to construct the course. Seemed in the end though that Mother Nature is a motorsport fan…

Source – Red Bull

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