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"Proving Grounds" is a fast-paced immersion into the world of auto racing and testing. Many vehicles, from American muscle cars to European exotics and all others, including everyday pickup trucks and minivans, are tested on a track in California. The program is hosted by NASCAR driver and NBC Sports analyst Parker Kligerman, automotive journalist Sam Smith, and also features SportsCar Champion driver Leh Keen.

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Every car is under $40,000 and every car has a four-cylinder engine, but no two cars share the same layout (we have RWD, FWD, 4X4 and a three-wheeler). The Hyundai Veloster N is faster than anyone would have guessed.
aired 272 days ago
Four different cars find extremely different paths to fast lap times.
aired 326 days ago
Leh tries to get a NASCAR stock car to turn right; Parker tries to find the perfect metaphor for the Porsche 911 GT2; Sam tries to convince everyone the Genesis G70 is good.

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