The Most American Rally Team Ever Is Not From America

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Austria’s Dead Panda Team doesn’t just eat in the car (gasp!), but they eat in the car at speed. With videos of the dynamic duo eating, goofing around and, well, spraying some air freshener after they eat, they’ve managed to out-America most American rally teams with a burger and some chips.

Check out this clip of the driver downing a cheeseburger on a stage. This is a man who’s mastered the art of eating and driving far better than I ever will, and I’m native to the good ol’ U. S. of A., dagnabbit. If that’s not enough to grant these two honorary dual citizenship in America, I don’t know what is.

There’s quite a few outtakes of the driver and codriver’s shenanigans in the car on their YouTube channel, too.

Unfortuately, the codriver made quite the mess opening up a bag of chips during the Südliche Holledau Rallye. So, he whipped out a vacuum and started cleaning out the mess. Codrivers, man—they’ve always got to make the rest of us look like a bunch of disorganized slobs, I guess.


On top of that, apparently it was a bit smelly in the car after they ate their greasy snacks. I know rally teams have to be prepared out on stage, but this is the first time I’ve seen a codriver whip out some air freshener to cover up any farty dude stench that may accumulate in the car.

Here we see the codriver enjoying some fine American literature (read: boobies) during some of his downtime during the Baron von Aretin Rallye.


I’ve found our brothers from a foreign mother, folks, and they are wonderful.

[H/T Sebastian via Tips]

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