Spitfire vs. Landrover

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  1. Aaron Brooks Wolters

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    That was real cool Aaron!
     
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    Very sweet. Thank you for sharing, Jeff.
     
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    Interesting video! Thanks for sharing Aaron.
     
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    Nice one! Shame they didn't use a real Range Rover, the old 3.5 V8, rather than that modern monstrosity - would have been more 'iconic'. But great to see and hear the Spit roar out of the dive !
     
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    Your welcome guys. And I agree Terry.
     
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    Impressive that the Rover beat that Spit, however still awesome to watch. I think the show Top Gear has done something like this but in a longer course. Pretty cool stuff.
     
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    wasnt the spit allowed to use its canon?
     
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    They probably had to do that many times to get a almost photo finish like that.

    I think the Spitfire could have flown a tighter pattern, but the whole point was the Rover was supposed to win, but they wanted it close.

    It still was a thrill to see that Spitfire diving out of that turn.
     
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    Bob Doe Milan or Bader wouldnt have lost.....all stage managed but great to see a spit in action
     
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