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#1 fastlegs

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Posted 14 March 2013 - 18:23

Here is a great video of Jeff Gordon disguised as a car buyer who takes an unsuspecting car salesman on the RIDE FROM HELL!

This video has just gone viral. Enjoy.



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#2 Funkyskunk2

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Posted 14 March 2013 - 18:25




It should be noted it's totally fake. Jeff wasn't driving the guy's an actor etc.

Edited by Funkyskunk2, 14 March 2013 - 18:25.


#3 Dolph

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Posted 14 March 2013 - 22:08

It should be noted it's totally fake. Jeff wasn't driving the guy's an actor etc.


How do you know that?

#4 Wander

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Posted 14 March 2013 - 22:20

It's quite obvious that the setup is fake.

1. It's a commercial.
2. There's no 09 model of Camaro.
3. Random cupholder for camera to be put
4. Disclaimer saying that it's a closed course.
5. The "salesman's" reactions.




#5 ruby soho

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Posted 14 March 2013 - 22:28

Yeah.. neat idea, but it's obviously not a real 'prank'

#6 SR388

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Posted 14 March 2013 - 22:31

Jalopnik blew this to shreds.


http://jalopnik.com/...ad-is-453519481

#7 mgs315

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Posted 14 March 2013 - 22:32

Aye. Either way it's as good marketing campaign by Pepsi considering it's gone viral due to people not realising it's fake.

Edited by mgs315, 14 March 2013 - 22:32.


#8 Longtimefan

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Posted 14 March 2013 - 23:40

Its nice to see he knows how to turn right. ;)


#9 teejay

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 00:03

People who truly believe that is real need to be prevented from breeding

#10 fastlegs

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 00:12

People who truly believe that is real need to be prevented from breeding


People who make smart ass comments should be prevented from posting. :rolleyes:

#11 gm914

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 00:22

People who truly believe that is real need to be prevented from breeding

Whatever happened to letting people just enjoy anything on the Internet anymore. Of course it's fake. *SPOILERS* EVERY find of viral video/commercial is.
Just on logistics I guarantee there's two months of planning, scouting, casting etc, and there'd be 40-50 crew working on location.
Shooting alone would take 5 or 6 hours, many many takes.

It's a fun video. So enjoy it and have a laugh people. And don't let the smarmy f***s like Jalopnik take away from it by feeling the need to analyse it to death.

FYI Ken Block is the Easter Bunny.

#12 teejay

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 00:29

I still think its quite good actually, and a bit of a laugh.

Who doesnt enjoy seeing a car getting driven hard?

My point still stands - surely no one who saw that considered it to be a non staged event?

#13 InSearchOfThe

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 02:36

Its nice to see he knows how to turn right.;)

He has 9 road course wins.

#14 Brother Fox

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 03:28

"every single person in the video was an actor"

Well done jalopnik, you've busted film & tv wide open.


#15 jjcale

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 03:28

I still think its quite good actually, and a bit of a laugh.

Who doesnt enjoy seeing a car getting driven hard?

My point still stands - surely no one who saw that considered it to be a non staged event?


I'll be honest ... they had me for about the first 20 seconds or so of the drive ... then they went up the ramp ... but it was still fun ....... its even fun to rewatch and spot all the fakeness .... its a great vid - wouldnt make me buy pepsi though.... I want one of those cars!!

People who truly believe that is real need to be prevented from breeding


BTW ... no one should ever be prevented from breeding .... even in jest, that is a very dangerous concept ... and its always ended really badly anytime the folks in charge try to implement it.

Edited by jjcale, 15 March 2013 - 03:32.


#16 repcobrabham

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 03:55

People who make smart ass comments should be prevented from posting. :rolleyes:


this place would be a ghost town overnight! :lol:

#17 Brother Fox

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 04:02

thats you banned :)





#18 teejay

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 04:30

jj - definitely not being serious.



#19 dgsg

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 05:00

People who truly believe that is real need to be prevented from breeding


People who buy Camaros need to be prevented from breeding too. Posted Image

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#20 Dmitriy_Guller

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 06:21

The salesman is clearly an actor, and not a very good one.

#21 Peat

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 09:16

I don't what is more tragic, that people thought it was anything other than a setup advert or that Jalopnick went to those lengths to tell everyone that is was so.

Just enjoy it at face-value. It's fun!

#22 Sakae

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 09:47

Jalopnik blew this to shreds.


http://jalopnik.com/...ad-is-453519481

I think Mr. Jalopnik should do audit on the Wall Street too; his take on the add is so good!!

#23 TheNewStig

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 11:34

Fake or not to fake,i give a d..Fun it was anyway.

#24 smitten

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 12:36

Here is a great video of Jeff Gordon disguised as a car buyer who takes an unsuspecting car salesman on the RIDE FROM HELL!


Here's Jamie Whitham and Yamaha doing a similar thing many moons ago.


Edited by smitten, 15 March 2013 - 12:43.


#25 Rob

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 13:01

Here's Jamie Whitham and Yamaha doing a similar thing many moons ago.

I seem to remember that the salesman was a friend of his.

#26 Ross Stonefeld

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 13:06

Yeah that's obviously fake but it's designed to be over the top. He's not really doing 140+ on the motor way for a start, and you wouldn't open your mouth if you were...

#27 Jimisgod

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 16:55

Fake?



#28 DrProzac

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 17:07

Shame it's staged.

I wonder how hard would he get sued if it was real :) It's the USA, don't forget about it.

Edited by DrProzac, 15 March 2013 - 17:08.


#29 Wander

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 17:46

I don't what is more tragic, that people thought it was anything other than a setup advert or that Jalopnick went to those lengths to tell everyone that is was so.

Just enjoy it at face-value. It's fun!


Well, Jalopnik's position is obviously that the video is viral so writing about it is going to get hits for them. Simple as that.