HPI Racing took to the Monster Energy Gymkhana GRiD in Madrid last weekend as thousands of motorsport fans converged on the City of Rock stadium to witness Ken Block, Vaughn Gittin Jr. and a host of Gymkhana GRiD competitors take to the track!
Displays of drifting brilliance were in abundance as international drift stars and privateer racers alike took to the amazing side-by-side Gymkhana GRiD track to test their mettle, their skills and their cars, pushing man and machinery to the edge in a tire-slaying display that shook the hills around Madrid all weekend long.
Visitors to the event were thrilled to get pictures taken with and drive next to internationally famous motorsports stars as they played with HPI cars and trucks at the custom-built drift, dirt jump and rallycross tracks right at the entrance to the City of Rock!
Dozens of fans took photos with Vaughn Gittin Jr., Steve 'Baggsy' Biagioni and others right next to the HPI test tracks, then headed over to the grandstands surrounding the track to enjoy the day's racing action.
Throughout the day, the action was steady at the HPI stand while dozens of tires were killed on the full-size Gymkhana GRiD track! As the day's visitors left, most of them took the opportunity to test their driving skills one more time, and most went home with huge HPI posters and even HPI kits!
One lucky fan even got Vaughn Gittin Jr. to sign his car before charging it up and driving it on our miniature Gymkhana GRiD track!
At the end of the day, the podium ceremony took place with the top 3 drivers in the 4WD and 2WD categories being presented with loads of prizes, including awesome new HPI car kits!
It was a fabulous weekend, with great weather, fast cars and good times - so long, Gymkhama GRiD! We'll catch you next year!