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Old 12-06-2019, 11:10am   #1
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That time there is going to be hard to beat
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guess you could save a few minutes refueling if you had Nascar cans staged at various points. those dump 5 gallons in a matter of seconds, way faster than the pumps at the gas station.
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Great movie!

Damn I think I was around 10 or 11 when I saw it last time.
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https://www.foxnews.com/auto/cannonb...record-27-hour
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guess you could save a few minutes refueling if you had Nascar cans staged at various points. those dump 5 gallons in a matter of seconds, way faster than the pumps at the gas station.
I remember reading about the first Cannonball race in Car & Driver. There were several teams that had some clever ideas about fueling. One was a Camaro where they set up a fuel cap on each side of the car so they could pull in between two pump islands and fill from both sides.

Another team used a van, which was not going to be one of the faster vehicles, but they put in eight 55 gallon drums that were plumbed together and to the fuel tank. They planned on doing the entire race without stopping for fuel. There calculations were a bit off and they had to top off in Arizona. They also got busted in some midwestern state. Something about not being properly licensed and permitted to carry that much fuel.

Brock Yates and Dan Gurney won that first race in I think around 36-38 hours in a Ferrari.
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These guys went all out, extra fuel cell and a network of blockers across the country. Ya need to in order to put down that time...... And Waze👍
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