A group of people from different backgrounds have one thing in common: when they hear the world "gumball" whispered by one of the others, they know that it's time for the Gumball Rally: a no-holds barred, secret, winner-take-all rally across the USA. Written by
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It's a hilarious coast-to-coast, 180 mile-an-hour, go-for-broke, outrageous road race with the world's most expensive cars. And it's all just for glory and a gumball machine.
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Some of the featured cars:
- 1966 Ford Shelby Cobra 427 "Side Oiler" (Cobra Team)
- 1974 Ferrari Daytona (Ferrari Team)
- 1974 Porsche 911 Targa (Porche Team)
- 1971 Dodge Polara 440 police car (Dodge Team)
- 1970 1/2 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 (Camaro Team)
While being pelted with bugs, Lapchick lifts his right hand off the throttle to wipe his visor. He should have immediately slowed and the tone of his engine should have changed. Proof that the motorcycle and Lapchick were being towed on a trailer while being filmed.
Some motorcycles of the time have throttle lock switches, that would enable the driver to lock the throttle in a desired position. If Lapchik's motorcycle was equipped with this feature, this would in fact, be possible. See more
[At the Guest Back Room of Gallagher's Steak House, Michael Bannon welcomes the racers
Ladies, Gentlemen, you have been selected because you have the necessary skills. You are here because you have the determination to suceed. Now, it won't be as easy as last year. There are some who will use any means to try and stop us. Some of you won't make it. For those of you who do, there'll be no glory, no headlines. But... just a few magic hours flat out against the red line, with no catalytic ...
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Referenced in Mischief 3000