The List: Best of escaping danger

Our Hosts Escape A Car Underwater, Survive An Automotive Attack, And Work As Stunt Drivers

We've put Jessi Combs and Patrick McIntyre in some serious situations on The List. Our hosts escaped a car underwater, worked as professional stunt drivers, and even survived an automotive attack. Here's a look back at some of our favorite danger-filled episodes of The List.

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Our Hosts Drive the Italian Alps, Pacific Coast Highway, and Tail of the Dragon

The List hosts Jessi Combs and Patrick McIntyre have gone on some incredible scenic drives throughout the series, including a drive through the Italian Alps, a cruise on the Pacific Coast Highway, and winding their way across the Tail of the Dragon. Here's a look back at some of our favorite moments of scenic driving.

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Jessi And Patrick Go Skiing With Stunt Coordinator Tom Harper

Driving on two wheels, sometimes called skiing, is a thrilling, yet dangerous stunt. We called in professional stunt coordinator Tom Harper to teach us how on his modified Ford Crown Victoria, complete with a set of stunt driving training wheels.

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Jessi And Patrick Wind Through Snowy Mountain Passes In A Maserati Quattroporte

The List travels to northern Italy to experience driving the Italian Alps. For this grand drive, we test a Maserati Quattroporte. But first our hosts make a quick stop at the Museo Casa Enzo Ferrari in Modena to take in an exhibit celebrating 100 years of Maserati.

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Our Hosts Compete In The Baja 1000, King Of The Hammers, And Jessi Takes On The Rallye Aicha Des Gazelles

The List hosts Jessi Combs and Patrick McIntyre have competed in some extreme off-road racing throughout the series, including the Baja 1000, King of the Hammers, and the Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles. Here's a look back at some of our favorite moments competing off-road.

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Host Jessi Combs Competes In The All-Women's Moroccon Off Road Rally

The Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles du Maroc is an annual all-women's off road rally in the Moroccan desert. Teams of two must navigate between various checkpoints using only a rudimentary map and compass. Watch as host Jessi Combs competes in the grueling, nine-day rally race as co-host Patrick McIntyre tracks her progress in the desert heat.

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Jessi And Patrick Have Something To Prove At The Rubicon Trail And Nurburgring

Proving grounds are where automakers and enthusiasts alike go to push their vehicles to their mechanical limits. The Rubicon Trail, located in the Sierra Nevada, is the ultimate off-road test, while Germany's Nürburgring is a grueling 13 mile road and track course. Jessi and Patrick visit both iconic proving grounds in this "best of" episode of The List.

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Jessi And Patrick Get Schooled At Skip Barber, Team O'Neal, And More In These Episodes Of The List

If Jessi and Patrick are going to complete Autoblog's list of 1,001 car things to do before you die, they'll need to put in some time at various driving schools to learn the basics (and beyond). Their journey began at Skip Barber Racing School for some performance driving tips. Next came the opportunity to drive an F1 racecar at the Formula 1 Experience. Finally, our hosts head north to Team O'Neal Rally School in snow-covered New Hampshire.

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Jessi And Patrick Travel To The Birthplace Of Lamborghini To Open Up An Aventador On The Italian Countryside

The List's tour of Italy continues as Jessi and Patrick visit Sant'Agata Bolognese, the home of Lamborghini. While a museum and factory tour provide a brief distraction, our hosts are champing at the bit to hop behind the wheel of the 691-horsepower Lamborghini Aventador.

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Jessi And Patrick Get Schooled By Team O'Neil

Jessi and Patrick attend Team O'Neil Rally School in Dalton, NH to learn how to shred in the snow. Watch as our hosts check "attend rally school" off their list.

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From the Peak of Mt Washtington to the Outer Ring of the Arctic Circle, These Are Our Favorite Snow-Covered Moments of The List

Take a look back at some of the most wondrous winter driving moments in the history of The List. Watch Jessi and Patrick as they brave the cold to conquer various icy challenges, including climbing Mount Washington, driving a Pro-2 truck, and venturing to the arctic circle.

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Jessi And Patrick Take To The Snow-Covered Hills In A Four Track Van

Mount Washington is the highest peak of the Presidential Range at 6,288 feet, making it a daring hill climb for any driver. But there is no more dangerous time to visit than in the dead of winter. Once the Auto Road ices over, the only way to make the treacherous trek is in a four-track vehicle. Join hosts Jessi and Patrick as they check "climb Mount Washington" off of their list!

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The List Heads To Red Bull Frozen Rush For Some Extreme Winter Driving

In this episode of The List, our hosts head to Sunday River Ski Resort in Newry, ME to take in Red Bull Frozen Rush. Never one to be a spectator, Jessi hops into an off-road race truck to fulfill her dream of piloting a Pro-2, as Patrick learns what it takes to tend the snowy course in a gigantic PistenBully.

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The List Tours Italy In A Ferrari FF And Visits Museo Casa Enzo Ferrari

Jessi and Patrick travel to Italy to visit the literal and figurative birthplace of Ferrari, one of the world's most storied automakers. The duo tours the Italian countryside in an all-wheel-drive Ferrari FF, making stops at Museo Ferrari in Maranello and Museo Casa Enzo Ferrari in the founder's hometown of Modena.

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Jessi And Patrick's Once-In-A-Lifetime Open-Wheel Opportunity

In this special episode of The List, hosts Jessi Combs and Patrick McIntyre get a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to pilot an F1 car after a day of instruction with the GP Experience at the Thermal Club in California. Join our hosts as they check 'Drive a Formula One car' off of their list.

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In this installment of The List Shorts, Formula Drift driver Michael Essa demonstrates two versions of the classic donut in his BMW E36 3-Series. Host Jessi Combs attempts to replicate his technique in a Ford F-150 Tremor.

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Having your oil changed falls under Car Maintenance 101, but doing it yourself has been a rite of passage for generations of auto enthusiasts. Patrick McIntyre of The List heads to Avus Autosport in Glendale, CA for some tips on how to properly swap the synthetic on an older model BMW.

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In this installment of The List Shorts, host Patrick McIntyre demonstrates how to store a car. Whether you're keeping a classic under wraps, or winterizing your summer ride, learning the proper procedure for storing your car could save you some heartache when it comes time to pull off the cover.

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Our list of "1,001 Car Things To Do Before You Die" includes countless aspirational, once-in-a-lifetime challenges, but that doesn't mean we're going to ignore the basics. "The List: Shorts" is a new subsection of The List that focuses on repairs, maintenance and attainable automotive fun – things every budding auto enthusiast can do without dropping a lot of cash.

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Hosts Jessi Combs and Patrick McIntyre head to Southern California's Irwindale Speedway to compete in a weekly "run what ya brung" NHRA Thursday Night Thunder event. With them they've brung brought some Mopar muscle: a Dodge Charger SRT and Dodge Challenger SRT8, both packing 470-horsepower 392 Hemi engines. But before our hosts can take to the strip, they first receive some tips and tricks from professional NHRA funny car driver Jack Beckman.

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It's a happy day here at Autoblog. Our very own original video series The List – 1,001 Car Things To Do Before You Die is the proud recipient of a 2014 Webby Award. Akin to the Oscars of the online world, The Webby Awards, now in their 18th year, have been hailed as the "internet's highest honor," by The New York Times.

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We first introduced you to our list of "1,001 Car Things To Do Before You Die" in 2011. Now, with over 30 items checked off The List, ranging from attending a performance driving school to driving to the Arctic Circle to breaking a land-speed record, we're looking to tick the box on a different sort of accomplishment.

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