Created by automotive journalist Ryan Douthit, Driving Sports pushes new cars to their limits with new creative challenges and epic road adventures in every episode.
The series is beautifully filmed at iconic locations around the world, with stops at the Isle of Man TT, Barcelona X Games, Goodwood Revival and Pikes Peak International Hillclimb, just to name a few. There are also special appearances from top action sport athletes: Travis Pastrana, Ken Block, Tanner Foust and many others
In Season 1 Ryan Douthit, Aaron Bartel and Jessica Hendricks journey on a 600 mile road test to determine the best sport sedan, Ryan drifts a GMC van, then he drives a Subaru Crosstrek through Jurassic Park. And, in the holiday special, journalist Nick Jaynes faces off against Aaron Bartel to see which compact SUV is best for retrieving a Christmas tree from atop a snow covered mountain. Plus the Jaguar XF, Infiniti G35xS, Lexus IS-F, Ford Focus, Suzuki Kizashi, Ford Taurus SHO, For Mustang GT, Nissan Altima and the Subaru BRZ.
In Season 2 a Cadillac ATS is subjected to a drift test, an Audi Allroad is driven across Colorado, a Subaru Forester hits the race track, and Ryan drives a Subaru STI Type UK on the Isle of Man TT course. There's also a comparison of the top 23 SUVs and crossovers plus Aaron drives the new Mitsubishi Outlander across the west and up the legendary Pikes' Peak for a "mountain high" he'll never forget.
In Season 3 Ryan gets caught in an epic Icelandic blizzard while testing the new Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid, Aaron sees just how rugged the new Jeep Cherokee is and automotive legend Pete Brock joins Ryan in the all-new Chevy Corvette. All that, plus the Mazda3, Subaru WRX STI, Honda’s Fit EV and more!
In Season 4 Ryan travels throughout the United States for more fun with the newest 2018 cars and truck. But he’s not alone. Special guests pop up along the way. Episode highlights include playing in the Washington snow in a Subaru Outback, performing epic burnouts with the all-new 2018 Ford Mustang GT in the California Desert and running through the famous Tail of the Dragon in a Nissan GTR. Full season includes 13 episodes and more than 20 vehicles.
In Season 5, every car is an adventure as Ryan finds new challenges — pushing the latest cars and trucks to their limits against the diverse mountain backdrop of the Pacific Northwest. Stunt-woman Karleena Gore joins as a co-host throughout the season.
Watch a Series 5 episode here!
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