Remember Hot Wheels when you were a kid? Spectators at this year’s Indianapolis 500 were treated to a full-sized Hot Wheels spectacle as brave American bloke Tanner Foust (a racing driver, stunt extraordinaire and US Top Gear presenter, incidentally) jumped to world record glory with a staggering 332ft leap in his purpose-built Hot Wheels machine. Before beating the previous four-wheel jump record by a full 31ft, Tanner built up the required speed by launching himself down a near-vertical ramp supported by a 10-story high door. Despite overshooting the landing ramp, the fearless stunt driver managed a textbook landing much to the crowd’s delight.
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