Not a good day to be driving a Hotshot…
December 28, 2006
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I’ve been milling around Harshman Memorial during the special gala celebration of Car Wars’s 25th anniversary. The crowds have been absolutely tremendous here– this could be a sign that autodueling is returning as the top televised sport in America. Many of them are here to see such relics as Crazy Joe Harshman’s Chevy and what’s left of Mike Montgomery’s Navigator.
I had particularly good seats during a demonstration match this afternoon. Here’s a close-up of a Hotshot just after getting nailed by three Laser shots from a team consisting of an Intimidator and a Security Six:
Note the piles of debris in the Hotshot’s wake….
The driver of the Intimidator kindly gave me this read-out from his targeting computer:
Finally, here’s a shot from the helicopter cam of the entire furball:
I’ll stick around the arena here for the full slate of events and keep you posted on any news of note! Adios for now….