“Hyperdrive” is a crazy new car competition series from Executive Producer and Oscar winning actress Charlize Theron that bills itself as “American Ninja Warrior-meets-Fast and Furious.”
Hyperdrive “looks like the best new car show in decades,” according to The Drive. The series is filmed in Rochester, New York, on a crazy obstacle course that competitors must navigate while driving modified cars. But it’s not just about the cars and obstacles, it’s about the people behind the wheel.
Fielding Shredder (yes - his real name) is a driving instructor at Rally School in Austin, TX.
Brittany Williams is from Lewisville, TX, and is currently one of the top female drifters in the Lone Star state. She’s even getting married at a drifting competition.
Aaron Parker of Quartz Hill, CA, currently works works three jobs to support his family: a Dodger Stadium employee, a mechanic for Formula Drift and sells car parts on the side. He was raised by a single mom who fostered 38 babies over the years and adopted 5 special needs infants.
I spoke with drivers Brittany Williams and Aaron Parker about the show and what viewers can expect.
Some information about the drivers:
29, from Lewisville, TX
• Lot Supervisor for Insurance Company
• Currently ranked 4th overall in points in the Lone Star Drift 2017 (after 2 rounds)
• While in college, she tagged along to car events, fell in love with the sport, taught herself
how to drive manual and has been at it ever since.
• In only her 2nd year of dr
ifting, she’s one of the top female drifters in TX.
• Every cent she makes goes into her 3 cars (Nissan/drift, Jetta/show, Landcruiser/
• Getting married at a drifting competition.
35, from Quartz Hill, CA
• FD mechanic/Dodger Stadi
• Currently works three jobs to support his family; a Dodger Stadium employee, a
mechanic for Formula Drift and sells car parts on the side.
• Raised by a single mom, he has 2 biological sisters and 5 adopted siblings.
• Mom was a NICU nurse, who
fostered 38 babies over the years and adopted 5
unhealthy babies (one autistic).
• Four years ago, his mom was placed in a home after being diagnosed with
Alzheimer’s and Dementia.
• Now Aaron and his siblings support their mom and the 5 adopted siblings.
• Growing up, he was an incredible athlete but stopped short of becoming a pro soccer
player and refuses to let another dream slip away.
• Needs this opportunity to succeed and change his stars for his family.