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  1. Tideland Prius

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    The winner crunched around the track at 85 miles per gallon. Not one of the drivers actually drives a Prius in real life.


    Eh? There are several from PriusChat in attendance!
     
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    I believe they were referring to the "winning" team. I was talking to one of their members during the "networking" portion of the event. 2 of them were Mazda Miata racers and they had a Gen 1 Miata trailered that was track ready in the parking lot.

    As someone who saw my mother in law drive a 1990 Gen 1 Miata for 375000 miles before selling it off, what they had on the trailer was lean and mean ;).

    When I showed up to the track I was slightly early and the attendant at the entrance gate asked if he could help. I was in our 2010 Barcelona Red Prius II and I replyed "isn't it obvious:rolleyes:?"

    He said most of the people through the gates before me were not in a Prius, but more high end cars. In the lot around where I parked were several Jaguars, Porsches, Mazerati's, etc. but there was a fair showing of Prii in the lot.

    But I maybe wrong on my interpretation of the story, as the California media always has an interesting understanding of the truth:oops:.
     
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