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Old 03-02-2014, 02:45 AM
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200 mph hennessy vette video

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Looks like he was shooting nitrous with his left hand.

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Old 03-02-2014, 01:57 PM
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It was back in the late 80s early 90s when the hardy toll road opened its junction to Houston from the Spring area NORTH OF DOWNTOWN ,I was their when the brand new viper did a run down the 20 plus mile stretch ,a city politician was their to play tribute to the excellent time the road ,he was interviewed by a newscrew their for the event then before jumping into the Viper as a passenger gave a big wave to the crowd and sped away .In later years it was learned that the company overseeing the project was given millions of dollars in bonuses for a quicker completion of the stretch of roadway .Fastforward 10 yrs latter and work crews were already back making major repairs to shottey concrete ,bridges ,etc,etc.That politician was latter investigated in land deals surrounding the project ,gotta love politicians ,hand out asking for campaign donations while shoveling money in their pockets with the other.
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Old 03-02-2014, 05:34 PM
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They are not all crooks.
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Old 03-02-2014, 05:50 PM
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Im focusing on this one politician because of the related story ,politics cant get any more dirty when theirs dirt (land) involved.Looks like the best engineered road ,I remember another well built road and another speed record set ,many yrs ago in Germany a speed run was set on the autobahn ,the yr was 1937 and the speed was 264 mph,give or take.

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