Tanner Foust is a versatile and multi-talented driver known for his supreme car control and a proven track record of podium placements, national championships and world records. He is a three-time U.S. RallyCross champion (2012, 2011, 2010) who has also won four X Games gold medals for RallyCross and gymkhana (2013, 2010, 2007), and two Formula Drift championships (2008, 2007).
Tanner has also held multiple world records including the astonishing Hot Wheels Double Loop Dare, when he drove a car through a 66-foot loop-the-loop. He also held the indoor speed record for TV’s Top Gear USA, and set a distance jump record with Hot Wheels when he made a 332′ ramp-to-ramp leap in a truck at the Indy 500.
His varied race experience includes multiple years of open wheel competition, the Pikes Peak Hill Climb, rally racing, various types of sports car racing and the SCORE Baja. He has represented the USA in the annual Race of Champions three times, teaming with NASCAR star Carl Edwards in 2008, Travis Pastrana in 2009, and Mick Doohan in 2010.
When he isn’t racing, the professional driver also performs in films and on television. He was one of the host for the U.S. version of the seminal BBC auto show Top Gear, on the HISTORY channel as well as Octane Academy on NBC. He has performed stunts in many popular films including Need 4 Speed, Bourne Legacy, and Iron Man 2.