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Tesla in NASCAR (April Fool's Joke)

Discussion in 'News' started by LagunaDallas, Apr 1, 2013.

  1. LagunaDallas

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  2. mcskks

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    Good one!
     
  3. ElSupreme

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    DOE sponsorship = Amazing!
     
  4. dsm363

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    Love it
     
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    This one is a smart and funny one:biggrin:
     
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    YEHAWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW..... A Goshdarn eelektrek NASCAR TEEEESLA. HOTDAM!

    A truely international effort....notice where the batteries will be made :cool:



    Glad to see someone has a sense of humor.
     
  7. FlasherZ

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    I call BS on this one!

    <enter lengthy diatribe about how it isn't possible, it isn't targeted right, it would be out of the target market...>
    </sarcasm>

    I do have to say I like the sponsorship ideas. Energizer, Duracell, Rayovac, Panasonic, etc., would all be fighting for that sponsorship opportunity. And it's fun to imagine what bolting a transmission onto the Tesla motor might create in terms of torque and speed, and what 12-second battery replacement would look like.

    ...For the record, I'm a NASCAR fan. I *am* going to the race next weekend in Martinsville, VA, and I'm looking forward to the announcement.
     
  8. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    This is an April Fools joke of course but a well done one.
     
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    > I call BS on this one! [FlasherZ]

    Mods: Please move to Down In Infamy thread.
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  10. pilotSteve

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    Personally I hope the "12 second battery" is the fix for the 12V battery problems :eek:
     
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    Well, OP did say that rednecks are easy targets... ;-) (Sorry, couldn't resist.)
     
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    "We aren't sure how many fans would be friendly toward alternative energy at an event sponsored by the NRA,"

    Wow, pretty good work by edmunds
     
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    And/Or Tesla's PR department.
     
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    This is cool. I hope this both positively helps perception and battery tech.
     
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    Thanks FlasherZ for the reminder :)
     
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    Lidocad-daleoxide battery technology
     
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    Where does it mention about the Model S?? It's Tesla that are going to be entering, not the Model S.

    I assume they are making some other car for it.

    Or is it just April's fool? I can't tell. So confused right now.
     

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