• May 8th 2010 at 10:38AM
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Clunkbucket.com's head wrench, the inimitable Mike Bumbeck, has posted a great photo feature on what might be motorsports' best new addition – Auto Soccer. Imagine taking everything you love about demolition derby and throwing in heaping handfuls of soccer, including a repurposed propane tank that now serves as a 400-pound ball. Needless to say, hilarity and carnage ensues.

As it happens, Auto Soccer recently descended upon Toyota Speedway at Irwindale, and Bumbeck was there to catch all the action. As you might have guessed, Auto Soccer is rife with collisions as player-drivers try to get the ball across the field and into the proper goal. Of course, in addition to the frequent contact between cars, that hefty ball does its fair share of damage to the participating vehicles itself. Head immediately to Clunckbucket for Mike's man-on-the-scene reporting and images of the aftermath. Looks like a quality Friday night to us.

[Source: Clunkbucket.com | Photo: Mike Bumbeck]


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      • 5 Years Ago
      hmm... Top Gear anyone?
      • 5 Years Ago
      And in the stands are the moms of the drivers... with Kool Aid and orange slices and the keys to their minivans.
      • 5 Years Ago
      I think images don't do this idea justice... a video would have been nice.

      Sounds like fun.
      • 5 Years Ago
      didn't top gear do this?
      • 5 Years Ago
      "...including a repurposed propane tank that now serves as a 400-pound ball. "

      KABOOM!! ;-)
      • 5 Years Ago
      "It won't catch on, Americans won't like soccer."

      ---Conventional Wisdom, c. 1965, 1975, 1985, 1995........................
      • 5 Years Ago
      I think I prefer this in Top Gear form, to be honest.
      • 5 Years Ago
      Yeah, Top Gear did it. Imitation, flattery. But these guys are playing the 'hardball' version it would seem. That's awesome -- want video!
      • 5 Years Ago
      So if the ball hits a tire is that a 'hand' foul?
      • 5 Years Ago
      "New"? This has been around forever...
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