Toyota Hybrid Breaks Down, Towed Off Track Before NASCAR Event

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    Toyota Hybrid Breaks Down, Towed Off Track Before NASCAR Event

    Toyota Hybrid Breaks Down, Towed Off Track Before NASCAR Event

    By Ray Wert, 11:00 AM on Tue May 19 2009

    A Toyota Highlander Hybrid parade vehicle used for driver introductions at Lowe's Speedway this past weekend wouldn't start and had to be towed. Hopefully we won't see this from next weekend's Camry hybrid pace car.

    Full article at Jalopnik


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    Re: Toyota Hybrid Breaks Down, Towed Off Track Before NASCAR Event

    haha
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    That's pretty lol-tastic.
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    Re: Toyota Hybrid Breaks Down, Towed Off Track Before NASCAR Event

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    Re: Toyota Hybrid Breaks Down, Towed Off Track Before NASCAR Event

    0% emissions. Pretty impressive.

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    Re: Toyota Hybrid Breaks Down, Towed Off Track Before NASCAR Event

    Moving Forward.... with the help of a tow truck.
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    Re: Toyota Hybrid Breaks Down, Towed Off Track Before NASCAR Event

    That tow rig looks very GMC'ish to me... Oh the irony...
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    Haha I believe that is, in fact, a GM Medium-Duty truck...
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    Re: Toyota Hybrid Breaks Down, Towed Off Track Before NASCAR Event

    Hopefully we won't see this from next weekend's Camry hybrid pace car.


    I hope we DO.

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    Re: Toyota Hybrid Breaks Down, Towed Off Track Before NASCAR Event

    I wish I could of been there to see that!
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    Re: Toyota Hybrid Breaks Down, Towed Off Track Before NASCAR Event

    Quote Originally Posted by Uzzy View Post
    Heh, speaking of motivational posters, the image of the towed Highlander there is practically a set up for one.
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    Re: Toyota Hybrid Breaks Down, Towed Off Track Before NASCAR Event

    talk about irony
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    Re: Toyota Hybrid Breaks Down, Towed Off Track Before NASCAR Event

    Quote Originally Posted by cdp326 View Post
    Heh, speaking of motivational posters, the image of the towed Highlander there is practically a set up for one.

    Made by yours truly...haha.



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    Re: Toyota Hybrid Breaks Down, Towed Off Track Before NASCAR Event

    It should read

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    Re: Toyota Hybrid Breaks Down, Towed Off Track Before NASCAR Event

    Quote Originally Posted by newdude View Post
    Made by yours truly...haha.



    I was wondering what a good caption would be, but I guess the "lol'd" one works perfectly well.
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