Travis Pastrana to ring in the new year in a flying car
Travis Pastrana is still smarting after a trick gone awry at the X Games, which he appropriately named the "Atomic Butt Drop" because that's essentially what his attempted corkscrew 720 on a motorcycle was, during Friday night's Moto X Best-Trick contest.
His second-place finish in Sunday's rally car final hardly eased the pain, because Pastrana was the defending champion and might have won had he not crashed in the two-driver final.
But with Pastrana there's nothing to be gained by brooding over today because there's always tomorrow--or, in this case, there's always New Year's Eve.
Pastrana, 25, will attempt to break the world record for distance jumping in a car--and he'll do this in Los Angeles at a site yet to be announced.The current record: 171 feet.
Here's hoping for a better landing this time around.
Video teaser courtesy of Red Bull
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