Octane Academy: Full Episode 5

Ken Block’s second set of contestants take on his personally designed challenges, aimed to test skills and limits on the snow and road.

How Not To Drive a Ferrari 599GTO

Actually, even if reckless endangerment is what gets your motor running, please don’t drive like this Chinese 599 GTO driver does – weaving through traffic like a madman on public roads in the middle of a densely populated area.

Schumacher Vs. Schumacher

Michael and Ralf Schumacher – perhaps the world’s most famous racing brothers – both drive Mercedes-Benz. For years, Mercedes-Benz has been active, and winning, in F1 and in the DTM, but this is the first time both have come together on the same track.

Behind the Scenes at Supercar Manufacturer Pagani

Look inside one of the newest supercar companies in the world, Pagani. Explore how this small company located 15 minutes from Ferrari and Lamborghini is setting a new standard for how exotic vehicles should be designed and produced.

Bonneville Salt Flats, The Great American Playground

The Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah are the veritable Valhalla of land speed racing. The world’s fastest wheels have been competing here since the early 1900s, from Sir Malcolm Campbell’s Blue Bird to today’s fastest jet-powered streamliners.

Jaguar’s Project C-X75, The Future of Supercars

Another plug-in hybrid supercar? That’s right. Jaguar has an answer for the BMW i8 Spyder in the form of the C-X75. It’s a two-seat, concept car that produces an astounding 778 horsepower through four electric motors, each of which drives one of the four wheels, capable of doing 205 mph and 0-60 MPH in 3.4 seconds.

The Australian Burnout King

When the smoke cleared at Summernats – Austalia’s annual festival of horsepower and tire smoke – there stood a clear winner. Warren Eustace in his 1974 Holden HQ sedan demonstrated the proper way to dispose of tires to the delight of both the crowd and us.