You may have played with remote control trucks such as the Traxxas Slash. And we are sure you wondered what it would be like to actually drive a real off-road racing truck. This throwback video shows us a Nissan TORC 2WD race truck practicing some jumps. We also interview the driver to get insight in what it takes to fly a two-ton truck.
TORC Short Course pro race truck driver Chad Hord has been racing and jumping short course pick-ups for a long time. But what is it like to fly a race truck 100 or even 150 feet through the air? What speeds do these trucks reach during a jump? Is it possible to control the attitude of the truck while in the air?
Watch this video to learn many of these details:
Andre Smirnov is a life-long automotive enthusiast, writer, reporter, and software engineer. He has been a contributor at TFLcar since 2011. When not working or spending time with the family – you can find him tinkering in the garage or simply ‘going for a drive’.