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Pepsi Jeff Gordon Test Drive Video Was Fake?

Pepsi Jeff Gordon Test Drive Video Was Fake?

Mar 13 2013, 3:00pm CDT | by

Source says Gordon performed none of the driving

A video was making the rounds recently that was supposed to be NASCAR racer Jeff Gordon scaring the crap out of an anonymous salesman at a used car dealership. The video was certainly entertaining...

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Pepsi Jeff Gordon Test Drive Video Was Fake?

Mar 13 2013, 3:00pm CDT | by

Source says Gordon performed none of the driving

A video was making the rounds recently that was supposed to be NASCAR racer Jeff Gordon scaring the crap out of an anonymous salesman at a used car dealership. The video was certainly entertaining and looked real at first glance. However, Jalopnik reports that there were some things about the video that seemed off.

The first thing is that the sticker on the window of the car says at the 2009, but inside the vehicle it is all 2013 complete with navigation. One of the other curious things about the video came from the fact that it had a bizarre cup holder sitting on top of the navigation system. I guess were supposed to assume the man lurking around the car in the video before the test Drive begins placed that inside.

The real evidence that Jalopnik cooked up comes in and claim that it was able to contact someone on the set during filming of the stunt to confirm that everyone involved was an actor. The source went so far as to say that Jeff Gordon didn't actually do any of the driving. This inside source claims that a race driver named Brad Noffsinger did all the stunt work for the ad.

 
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1 week ago

United SportsCar Championship drops Indy from 2015 calendar

Aug 13 2014 9:25am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Motorsports What American racing series would be complete without a stop at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway? One of America's meccas of motorsport, the track known as the Brickyard hosts IndyCars (two races this season, in fact), NASCAR, even MotoGP. It's hosted Formula One, IROC and Grand-Am. But soon the United SportsCar Championship will switch from the category of series that currently compete at Indy to the ones that used to. While the USC had ...
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1 week ago

Went to a Subaru meet and ended up riding along in a NASCAR car

Aug 12 2014 10:48am CDT | Source: Jalopnik

This weekend while NASCAR was at Watkins Glen for the 2nd of it's two road course races on it's calendar, I was far over on the West Coast having my own experience with stock cars on a road course. I was a hot, sunny afternoon at Portland International Raceway and I had gone to attend the Big Northwest Subaru meet. As a big Subaru fan I couldn't pass up the opportunity to check out one of the biggest Su ...
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1 week ago

Driver Dies Following Accident Involving Tony Stewart

Aug 12 2014 5:00am CDT | Source: Top Speed

A tragedy of unspeakable proportions occurred over the weekend at the Canandaigua Motorsports Park in New York when driver Kevin Ward Jr died following an accident that resulted in him being pulled under the wheel of Tony Stewart’s car in the middle of a race. The three-time NASCAR champion was racing in the Empire Super Sprints series in preparation for the a Cup race at Watkins Glen International.The race ran without incident until Stewart and Ward got into an ...
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4 weeks ago

This Ad For The Brickyard 400 Is The Greatest NASCAR Ad Of All Time

Jul 22 2014 12:09pm CDT | Source: Jalopnik

One of the great joys in life is getting to see evidence that someone has gone irretrievably, delightfully insane. Or, in this case, mensane, as in insane from over-saturation in insane men musk, which the Brickyard seems to be laden with. The mensanity evidence is all in this ad for Indianapolis Motor Speedway.Read more.. ...
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4 weeks ago

We Just Switched From A Ford Fiesta To An RV READY TO PUB

Jul 21 2014 7:00pm CDT | Source: Jalopnik

So begins our road trip to Eldora and the sheer glory that is NASCAR trucks on dirt; we switched from a Fiesta to an Airstre ...
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