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      10-15-2007, 10:03 PM   #23
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      10-15-2007, 10:03 PM   #24
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      10-15-2007, 10:06 PM   #25
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How come the red, white, and blue lights are needed? To disguise himself as an officer? He's lucky that he didn't get caught if that was the purpose since it's a felon to impersonate an officer.
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      10-15-2007, 10:22 PM   #26
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You have to be kidding me. This is a BMW forum and people don't know who Alex Roy is?
Nope, but I know who Alex Trebek is.
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      10-16-2007, 01:11 AM   #27
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How come the red, white, and blue lights are needed? To disguise himself as an officer? He's lucky that he didn't get caught if that was the purpose since it's a felon to impersonate an officer.
which lights?
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      10-16-2007, 01:15 AM   #28
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that almost looks like a cop car on the inside. wow!
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      10-16-2007, 07:45 AM   #29
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Except in many cases the Statue of Limitations start running after a crime is known, not from the date it occurred. I hope the guy had an attorney verify his "immunity" with every State he drove through, and at the Federal level.
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How come the red, white, and blue lights are needed? To disguise himself as an officer? He's lucky that he didn't get caught if that was the purpose since it's a felon to impersonate an officer.
I was thinking the same thing. With the lights, siren, PA system, and all the antennas (okay, "antennae") on the back, I think he'd be in a world of hurt if he got pulled over. Not to mention the polizei uniform, which I assume he kept on for the full 30+ hours.
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      10-16-2007, 12:02 PM   #31
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awesome!

e39 m5 is one of my favorite cars too!
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      10-16-2007, 07:47 PM   #32
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from NY to LA in 31 hours

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I though you guys may want to watch this clips, its lots of fun!

http://gizmodo.com/gadgets/cars/man-...ped-311140.php

http://gizmodo.com/gadgets/cars/man-...ped-311140.php

there are more clips of this guy street racing in europe
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      10-17-2007, 02:09 AM   #33
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cool stuff! if i see him on the street, his uniform actually looks like a cop!
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      10-17-2007, 10:03 AM   #34
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I made it from chamonix to wiesbaden in 5 hours. What do I win?
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      10-18-2007, 01:38 AM   #35
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He used scanners, jammers, V1, police lights, 2 GPS, extra fuel cell and airplane spotter.
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"If we don't break 32 hours, 7 minutes, we're going to double the fuel cell capacity and bring two planes next time ..."

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      10-18-2007, 01:46 AM   #36
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damn thats crazy!! i remember when the 550 broke the record.... cant believe ANOTHER person already did it again
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      10-18-2007, 01:50 AM   #37
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wait... correct me if im wrong, but wasnt this guy in one of the gumball runs too?
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      10-18-2007, 05:46 PM   #38
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for some reason I feel like this is a repost..
Cant remember where I got this link, and where I have read this before..

http://www.wired.com/cars/coolwheels...urrentPage=all

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      10-19-2007, 04:04 AM   #39
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It's really hard to keep 90mph for the whole trip especially for that distance. On my last trip down from SF to LA I was having a hard time keeping the car above 75mph average even though I hit triple digits from time to time. I wasn't trying to break any record but it felt really odd that I am doing a decent speed but the average still drops. He must have timed his last stretch just right. It is nearly impossible to hit triple digit on the I10 near west LA unless it's between 2-5am.
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      10-19-2007, 10:26 AM   #40
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Well...if you plan it out right so that you hit most of the populated areas at night, it shouldn't be that hard...especially when you're mostly crusing at 150. I'm sure the midwest goes by quick at any time of day. haha
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wait... correct me if im wrong, but wasnt this guy in one of the gumball runs too?
IIRC hes been in all of them since.. 2001??
Hes gotten several awards in them as well.

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      10-19-2007, 01:50 PM   #42
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That's awesome.. can't believe the amount of prep that was needed.
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