Every once in awhile something happens that you just have to see to believe. This incident from a few years ago is one of them. Our shop studio was in a different location then, and we had pushed this Scamp up the road for a video shoot. We decided to roll the Scamp back to the shop after the shoot. We knew there were no brakes, or other stopping mechanisms, but we honestly didn’t think it was going to gain the amount of speed, that it did, in that short of a stretch. Yes, we had cameras rolling. No, this wasn’t staged. We just thought we would capture the Scamp rolling back down to the shop after the video shoot and it would be funny to see. Where we are with the cameras is where the car was supposed to go. The best laid plans of mice and men…
About Jefferson Bryant (205 Articles)
A life-long gearhead, Street Tech Magazine founder and editor Jefferson Bryant spends more time in the shop than anywhere else. His career began in the car audio industry as a shop manager, eventually working his way into a position at Rockford Fosgate as a product designer. In 2003, he began writing tech articles for magazines, and has been working as an automotive journalist ever since. His work has been featured in Car Craft, Hot Rod, Rod & Custom, Truckin’, Mopar Muscle, and many more. Jefferson has also written 5 books and produced countless videos. Jefferson operates Red Dirt Rodz, his personal garage studio, where all of his magazine articles and tech videos are produced. You can follow Jefferson on Facebook (Jefferson Bryant), Twitter (71Buickfreak), and YouTube (RedDirtRodz).
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