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Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Mike Ryan Performs Driving Stunts In New Fox Series “DRIVE”

North Hollywood, CA
-Pikes Peak Champion and Hollywood stunt driver, Mike Ryan
appears in the FOX new series “DRIVE” that premieres on Sunday, April 15, 2007 at 8pm Eastern.
Created, executive-produced and written by Tim Minear and Ben Queen, “DRIVE” is a 20th Century Fox Television Production. Greg Yaitanes serves as an executive producer and director. “DRIVE” is an action-fueled drama following a diverse group of Americans competing for their lives (or the lives of their loved ones) in an illegal, underground cross-country road race. Some of them have been coerced into joining “The Race”; others have sought out The Race themselves, hearing rumors of the $32-million prize. Each has a reason to compete and must win. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7YVhKxT3_f0
In the series, Ryan performs various truck and car stunts and will continue work on the series as a stunt driver. His work can also be seen in the Sony Pictures movie, Premonition, where he jack-knifes and crashes a fuel tanker. Premonition is playing in theatres now. http://www.sony.com/premonition Mike is currently working on New Line Cinema, Rush Hour 3 that will be released in August of 2007. For more about Mike’s career and other film credits visit www.fastrucks.com
When Mike is not crashing vehicles on the big screen, he is racing his one-of-a-kind hand-built Freightliner Century Class S/T race truck at the annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. He currently holds the world record in the big rig class of 12.43.66 and will be competing for record number seven on July 21st. www.ppihc.com