Fearless at the 500 -- pre-empted by paid programming!

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  1. steve614

    steve614 what ru lookin at?

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    What a crock of $h*t! I was looking forward to this. :(

    Did anyone else outside of D/FW get cut off?
     
  2. jsmeeker

    jsmeeker Notable Member TCF Club

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    It was only scheduled for 30 minutes. So, I figured it was over. Ended at the correct time.
     
  3. Bierboy

    Bierboy Seasoned gas passer

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    um....who cares? As long as they aired the race....right?
     
  4. steve614

    steve614 what ru lookin at?

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    Apparantly, no one but me. :p

    At least now I get to see what I missed.

     
  5. mike_k

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    Why did they pixelate his face at the beginning if this? It wasn't a big secret who was driving the truck...
     
  6. jsmeeker

    jsmeeker Notable Member TCF Club

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    The whole thing was a goof. He was blurred out when he was be interviewed earlier at the "secret test facility"
     
  7. mike_k

    mike_k Registered User

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    Oh... I saw an article with the clip and they didn't mention that part. Thanks for the answer.
     
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    IJustLikeTivo Active Member

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    I had to watch the clip on line. We recorded it but about 20 minutes got cut off by the Indy overrun. Very annoying.

    Tanner has some big stones.
     
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    Bob_Newhart

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    Who was driving the truck?
     
  10. markz

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    At least you guys get to watch the race. In Indiana it's blacked out. I could have streamed it online, but my crappy DSL speed is too slow.
     
  11. mike_k

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    The driver was Tanner Foust.
     
  12. DevdogAZ

    DevdogAZ Give 'em Hell, Devils

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    Geez, they didn't give him much room for runoff after the jump. I'm kind of surprised the truck didn't flip when it skidded sideways into the gravel after the landing.

    I wonder if they'll include any of the training/jump on the season of Top Gear.
     
  13. Bob_Newhart

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    Never heard of Tanner. Not sure why they blurred it. Nice jump tho. I was surprised when it hit on the left tires and came down on the right side, it didn't bounce up again.
     
  14. mrdbdigital

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    You guys don't think this was real, do you?
     
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  16. jsmeeker

    jsmeeker Notable Member TCF Club

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    the jump was real.(though it wasn't 100% gravity) the back story (i.e. the commercial being discussed) was all just a made up back story/commercial for Hot Wheels.
     
  17. mike_k

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    right - gravity plus a 875 horsepower truck... :)
     

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