Watch: 40-Person Drift Trike Event is Real-Life Mario Kart

Forty riders, 20 switchbacks, 4 kilometers: In Red Bull’s Trike Strike, the riders drift with tractionless tires in what is perhaps the wackiest sporting event yet.

Red Bull Trike Strike takes competitors down the winding roads of Serra do Rio do Rastro, Brazil, on skidding drift trikes.

With drift trikes, plastic housing covers the back wheels to allow for minimum friction and maximum skid. We’ve reviewed drift trikes in the past and can attest that it’s as fun as it looks.


 

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