Jump to content

MyCarForum Logo
Search
Magnifying glass

SEARCH

0

Red Bull's Bryce Menzie jumps a truck 379 feet over a ghost town

By Deeq on 02 Sep 2016 in Motorsports


Red Bull is well known for doing crazy stunts with high-powered machines plastered with the energy drink's iconic logo. From racing a V8 Supercar against a Red Bull stunt aerobatics plane to flogging an Audi R8 LMS around an ancient GP track, Red Bull is no stranger to adrenaline. The latest Red Bull stunt, though, is impressive not just for its insanity, but also for its results.

Bryce Menzies, an off-road truck racer, managed to set a new world record by jumping his heavily modified Pro2 truck an astonishing 379.4 feet. The world record jump took place at a ghost town outside of San Diego, CA and was set during one of Menzies' final training runs. Menzies beat Tanner Foust's record by roughly 50 feet that was set five years ago.

The world record jump attempt was supposed to be aired on Red Bull TV, but was scrapped as Menzies crashed while training for the live event. The incident left the truck severely damaged and Menzies walked away with a fractured shoulder. While the pro-truck driver already beat the record, something tells us that he'll try to improve on his record after his shoulder heals.

red bull, truck, world record and 1 more...

Viewed: 17,120 times

Related Blog Posts
Deeq
Written by Deeq
With intense love for cars and bikes since little, and passion for photography, Siddiq tries hard to bring cars to life on the screen, proving his worth as well as his passion for the job.



 
Car Makes

Please select a car make

Facebook Likes
   Featured Blog Post
Photo
The Macau Grand Prix takes place on a notoriously difficult street circuit that claims numerous c...
POPULAR BLOG POSTS
Photo
“I, Halimah Yacob, having been elected as President of the Republic of Singapore, do solemnly swe...
Photo
Here's another edition of the Cars & Kopi where like-minded car enthusiasts gather togeth...
Photo
The MCF Hangout with Follow Me Japan, held at the Toyota showroom, offered members a taste of FMJ...
Photo
The British firm's first EV could go into production as early as 2019 and will build on EXP12...
Photo
Bridgestone showed their support to Singapore Polytechnic’s SunSPEC5 solar car team before they h...
   Lifestyle Articles