VIDEO: High Speed Racing #FiestaMovement

July 21, 201335 Comments

 

You may recall last month when I made my first #FiestaMovement
during fitness month. Well this month I wanted to actually use the car in the video! My mission was to play a video game,“set your best score – then compare it to your time on the actual track under professional supervision.”

The video game was Forza, the track was Sebring International, and the professional supervision was Lonnie Pechnik, a professional driver who competed in two 24 Hours of Le Mans for Flying Lizard Motorsports and many other race series. I’m not sure entirely what that means, but it sounds legit.

It was actually pretty cool racing the Fiesta, especially since we had the whole track to ourselves for the duration of filming. Two other agents were there earlier doing similar missions, but by the time I arrived it was just me, Lonnie, and my friend Jon who was helping me film.

Lonnie took me around the track a couple times and instructed me how I should drive as I was racing…all of it went over my head. The only thing I remembered was he was going extremely fast. It was like being on a roller-coaster…but in a car. He then let me drive a couple of test laps before actually trying to beat my time.

FTC DISCLAIMER: Ford invited me to be an agent for the Fiesta Movement. They’ve provided me with a 2014 Ford Fiesta, and they’re covering gas, insurance and administrative costs for the duration of the Movement. They definitely threw me the alley.

There were several points while racing where I was over 100 mph, which marks the first legal time I’ve been over 100. I topped out at about 110mph. There was one part in the track where you go from top speed, and then slam on the brakes at full speed. That was fun. Glad I’m still alive as well.

For clarification, I set a time of 3:01 in Forza on Sebring International Raceway. Forza actually doesn’t have the Ford Fiesta ST version of the car in their video game and I actually raced a shorter and separate track from the one in the video game. I don’t care. I still beat the time.

Next month is adventure month, super excited for that!

Did you notice I was wearing Google Glass for this video? Should I make more videos with it?
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  1. Haha love the new theme song at the end 🙂

    I wanted to see what happened after “break hard”!!!

  2. Tautvydas says:

    Why dont you make more videos a week?

  3. Hey Scooter,
    Have you ever considered being on the internet reality show internet icon. Even though I know you live in Florida, and the competition takes place in LA, I still think that you would rock it. BTW one of your fellow Ford Fiesta Agents Matthias is in the final three and his song Backwards which he did for the competition is amazing and inspirational. You should check it out, but I’d also really appreciate it if you could check out my remix I did of the song
    Thanks so much Scooter!
    NO JUGAMOS JUEGOS!
    -CHALLENGECHUCK

  4. TeresaN106 says:

    where did you get that street fighter? it looks like swoozie’s.

  5. Abdul says:

    My new favorite youtuber hands down!

  6. Shieeet says:

    xbox one or ps4

  7. Sohaib Saleem says:

    Hey Scooter, I thought you were going to challenge Chris Smoove.

  8. Willy Jimenez says:

    Hay Scotter I was wondering if you can make for 1 on 1 basketball videos?

  9. Kristopher says:

    Is this your job? Like making youtube videos for a living. oh and nice video, you’re really funny.

  10. Willy Jimenez says:

    Hey Scooter what do you think about Deshawn Raw?

  11. Kenny G says:

    What’s up Scooter. Just watched your Not About That Life 6 video. Just wanted to say that you follow theee worst sports teams! lol. I’m from the great city of Chicago. Bulls and Bears. Baseball is lame. Can’t stand it. I guess you can give me crap for being an Ohio State fan. Keep up the videos though. You do good work. Go Bears!

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