December 20, 2016
Champion racer Tanner Foust stars in Quantum Drift New video launches on Rockstar Energy Drink YouTube channel
Champion racer Tanner Foust stars in Quantum Drift New video launches on Rockstar Energy Drink YouTube channel
Champion racer Tanner Foust stars in Quantum Drift
New video launches on Rockstar Energy Drink YouTube channel
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (December 20, 2016) - Champion racer and stunt driver Tanner Foust on
Tuesday launched "Quantum Drift," a new video on the Rockstar Energy Drink YouTube channel
that showcases the versatile driver's skills behind the wheel of multiple machines.
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"The concept is inspired by this nerdy TV show that I used to watch," said Foust. "We dreamt up an
action sequence that basically gave me the chance to drive as many fun machines as possible in
one video."
In a nod to the 80s science-fiction television show Quantum Leap, the video follows Foust as he
swaps between his favorite vehicles in unexpected environments. Linked by a special yellow
steering wheel, Foust stunts his 600 horsepower Rockstar Energy Drink Volkswagen Beetle over a
makeshift gap jump, takes a Jamaican excursion in a Polaris RZR UTV, gets sideways on gravel in
his 900 horsepower drift Passat, drives a Porsche 912E with a personal family connection, and
pilots a boat.
Donut Media led the production, capturing footage some 30-seconds at a time over six months of
2016. It is the first time that Foust has worked with Donut Media, a company that is rapidly building a
reputation as a leader in creating shareable automotive content.
"We know there are a lot of people doing cool stuff out there and we're trying to do a new take and a
fresh look," said Jacob Agajanian, vice president of partnerships at Donut Media. "Our shoots are
fast and fun and a little sketchy, and we had a fantastic experience working with Tanner on this
Tanner Foust is a versatile and multi-talented driver known for his supreme car control and a proven
track record of podium placements, national championships and world records. He is a three-time
U.S. rallycross champion (2012, 2011, 2010) who has also won four X Games gold medals (2013,
2010, 2007), and two Formula Drift championships (2008, 2007).
He has held multiple world records including for the astonishing Hot Wheels Double Loop Dare,
which saw Foust drive a car through a 66-foot loop-the-loop. He scored the indoor speed record for
TV's Top Gear USA, and set a distance jump record with Hot Wheels when he made a 332' ramp-toramp
leap in a truck at the Indy 500.
His varied race experience also includes multiple years of open wheel competition, the Pikes Peak
Hill Climb, rally racing, various types of sports car racing and the SCORE Baja. He has represented
the USA in the annual Race of Champions three times, teaming with NASCAR star Carl Edwards in
2008, Travis Pastrana in 2009, and Mick Doohan in 2010.
When he isn't racing, the professional driver also performs in films and on television, most recently
as host of the U.S. version of the seminal BBC auto show Top Gear.
Foust also handles stunt driving in numerous popular films, TV shows and commercials. He is
featured as a stunt driver in Need 4 Speed, as well as other major releases including the Bourne
Legacy, Bourne Ultimatum, Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift, Dukes of Hazzard, Red Dawn and Iron
Man 2.
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