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Tesla Roadster on SpeedTV's "My Ride Rules!" - Wednesday nights

Discussion in 'News' started by DrTaras, Jul 31, 2011.

  1. DrTaras

    DrTaras R254->R725->S1364-->X769

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    Four ultra-competitive, thrill-seeking motor heads who think their car is the best take a spin TOGETHER in each other's rides to see whose car really comes out on top and whose is left in the dust. Car owners must "put their motors where their mouths are" and prove to their competition why their ride is the best...hands down! Premieres Wednesday, Aug. 3rd at 9PM ET / 6 PM PT on SPEED. It is the lead show into Adam Carolla's new, "The Car Show." SpeedTV channel has "bought" 13 half-hour episodes of this "reality TV" show & I believe that this Wednesday there will be 2 episodes. I was chosen to participate with my Tesla Roadster and we wrapped up shooting on 7/30/11. They said it was episode #9, so my guess is that it will air in 7 or so weeks but will give y'all a heads up when it does. For now, here is their youtube promo:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ubQYRg7KEoc :redface:
     
  2. dpeilow

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    So who won?
     
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    DrTaras R254->R725->S1364-->X769

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    Stay tuned... :wink:
     
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    He's not allowed to say.
     
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    DrTaras R254->R725->S1364-->X769

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    Participants got a Prestone package of goodies which just arrived in the mail. Most of the stuff is obsolete for an EV. Gas additives, fuel injector cleaners, radiator regulators... makes me feel sad that I'm killing off entire industries and sending to an early retirement, Manny, Moe & Jack! :redface:
     
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    Nik Dreaming no more :-(

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    I'm sure that there will soon be a plethora of performance-enhancing compounds for you to add to the battery coolant, or to rub on the outside of the pack...
     
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    They could retrain as Sparkys and have much cleaner jobs! :biggrin:
     
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    Certainly you could tell us what car your Tesla went up against?
     
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    DrTaras R254->R725->S1364-->X769

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    1) 1996 Ferrari F355 Spider
    2) 1963 Lincoln Continental
    3) 1938 Auburn Replica
    4) Teslasterone!
     
  10. PopSmith

    PopSmith Saving for a Model 3

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    Don't feel too bad. Those companies will have ample time to adapt to the EV market. :wink:

    I'm excited to watch the episode when it airs (in about a month). :biggrin:
     
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    I've noticed a pattern to the 4 weekly contestants: A female, a male tatooed dude, an old guy, and a male variable (rapper type or post college type). Hmmm, I wonder which stereotype I slotted into?
     
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    You are not female, You are not post college, do you have any tatoos?
     
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    speedy99 2.5 Roadster

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    Don't make me remind you ow old you (we) are... :)
     
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    Is this it?

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    Yes, that is 'it'...
     
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    #16 TEG, Sep 26, 2011
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    SByer '08 #383

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    No contest (IMVBO).
     
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    I haven't seen any episodes. How do they stop people from doing the Survivor thing and vote for the worst car so that their car ends up winning?
     
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    Bingo! Only they published the "whole" story.
     
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    Winner! Way to go Doc! :biggrin:
     

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