Watch – Hot Wheels record jump

2011-06-01 09:57

Any kid lucky enough to own toy cars knows that the most fun you can have is attempting to ramp your vehicle off any high surface.

All fun and games when you’re a little tyke still making car sound-effects and the vehicles are tiny, but what if you were to try to recreate those memories to real-life scale?

The guys at Team Hot Wheels, which makes model cars designed to ramp and race, channelled their inner children to create a toy inspired stunt: driving a car off a 27m ramp built at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in the US.

Before the start of this year’s Indy 500, a “Fearless at the 500” event saw Top Gear USA host Tanner Foust rocket down the ramp and sail 101m through the air to set a world record for four-wheeled vehicles.

Watch the crazy stunt here:

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