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Tanner Foust Sets New World Record for Stunt Jump

On 29th May 2011, Tanner Foust set the new world record for a distance jump at the Indianapolis 500. Foust, who drives for Team Hot Wheels  (a crew of stunt drivers), drove down a 30 metre ramp and flew across the infield of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to set  an astounding 101 metre record.

Foust is a host for Top Gear USA on the history channel. He recently became the first American ever to win a round of the FIA European Rallycross championship in his Rockstar Energy Drink Ford Fiesta. His professional stunt driving credits include Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift, Dukes of Hazzard, Bourne Ultimatum, Iron Man 2, and the remake of Red Dawn.

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