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Old 03-15-2013, 02:10 AM
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you have likely seen the Pepsi AD, Jeff Gordon puts on a disguise & drives a Camaro with a salesman in the car
doing all kinds of fancy driving
It was a stunt driver that drove the Camaro
They are trying to find out if the salesman was in on the phony test drive

Jeff Gordon couldn't drive a soap box derby car without purposely wrecking everyone else, i knew it was all a lie
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You could tell it was fishy. When he goes up the ramp next to the building...they show him about to go DOWN the ramp on the other side at 60mph, then they switch to the in car view...make the sounds of it ramping down the incline...but the car didn't bounce one bit. There is no way they took that car down that incline that fast without jolting the car/camera. They sure made it sound like it went down that incline.
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Yeah, it was all staged, but it's still a commercial, of course it's staged. Look at the parking space and seed how many burnout strips are in it, not to mention it's a '13 not an '09 like the sticker says. Still a hilarious commercial.
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I think it was a great commercial, I was LMAO, partially because I thought it might be real while I was viewing it. But in retrospect, it would be impossible in today's USA to do a live commercial like that because of the legal issues. If the salesman had no knowledge and did not sign a consent form, he could sue and own Pepsi, Chevy, and Jeff Gordon and never have to sell another car. I watched it a couple of times and laughed every time. Genius marketing idea. Somebody just made a name for themselves in advertising.
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Ah, I never really gave it much thought about being staged. Bummer. Still it's a good commercial.
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Pepsi admitted it was phony, stunt car driver & admitted only that the salesman did ask afterwards if he could get a ride with Jeff Gordon actually driving

There is no way that he was not in on it all, Jeff & he both climbed in the car & drove off, the stunt man would have to replace jeff at some point

Besides that, he would have crapped his pants if he truly didn't know what was happening
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It was fake as could be...why would their be a cup holder conveniently placed above the radio? That being said it was one of the funniest videos I've seen in a long time.
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