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Tank Trap Part 1! - Top Truck Challenge 2013

Posted in Videos on November 11, 2013
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The Tank Trap is legendary, often spoken of in hushed, reverent tones. Tank Trap is a regular feature at the Hollister Hills SVRA, but for one day each year its significantly modified for Top Truck. In its basic form its a quarter-mile-long natural valley that climbs approximately 195 feet in elevation. For our once-a-year thrashathon we dig seven giant holes and we fill em with 120,000 gallons of water, which significantly increases the challenge level of the course. Heres how it works: Shortly into the course, competitors have to navigate two deep water holes that are preceded by steep dirt hills. Next up is the "Canyon." This evil 100-yard section is quite narrow and bordered by steep walls. The Canyon contains slippery rock waterfalls, ledges, and the ghosts of former competitors hopes and dreams. But the worst is yet to come. Ahead are five more strategically-placed water holes, each separated by steep dirt hills. And if that doesnt suck the will out of competitors, theres a nasty, often underestimated t

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