Monday, March 17, 2008

Stunning Stunt Man

As a stunt bike rider, Christian Pfeiffer craves flat asphalt surfaces. He found none of that in his recent trip to NASCAR land.

Before Sunday’s Sprint Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway, Pfeiffer, a 37-year-old Red Bull-backed rider from Germany, braved the concrete high banks of Bristol on his modified BMW F800. He treated the towering grandstands to a variety of tricks and wheelies on the 36-degree banking.

The crowd, by its ovation, was obviously entertained — and that was after he worked the grounds of Thunder Valley in the days before the big show.

“It’s awesome. It’s very American,” Pfeiffer said of his first NASCAR experience. “The stadium is just terrific. I have no words. We have big soccer stadiums in Europe. But we have no big motorsports stadiums. Just an incredible experience for me to ride here. And to go in third gear through the banking … was (expletive) awesome.”

A day later, Pfeiffer made his way down the mountain to Mooresville, N.C. Most members of Red Bull Racing Team took a few minutes out of their busy day to watch Pfeiffer do his thing on the undulating surface outside the shop.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

Steiner is gone? "Ding dong the witch is dead, get out of bed you sleepy heads." Sweet!!!! The RBR team now has a shot that the true problem is on vacation. Right on Jay Frye keep doing what you are doing.

4:25 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Well now that Vickers is locked in, we just gotta worry bout Skinner on friday (43 in owners, only 138 back from 35th). Hopefully they get it locked in before Pheniox when A.J. is back.

4:51 PM  
Anonymous Curt said...

awesome post. I hope it gets in for the following RBRT video :D

10:08 PM  
Anonymous red bull classic said...

red bull classic.

6:32 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

anybody a member of club v?? I can no longer log in with my 2007 username/password....does that mean the 2008 club membership will be up soon???

10:04 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I had the same problem with Club V.

10:36 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

yea, the new membership is up...the heading just says 2007, but it's really the 2008 membership. I think you just click join now and you can get the renewal form

10:42 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I don't think the new membership for Club V is up yet, It says to check back later.

12:25 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

It appears they are letting past members re-up first. I guess people who want to join but were not members previously will get the opportunity at a later date. Sucks!!

1:31 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I just signed up for the 2008 Club V, it says it will be up and running on April 9th for all of us to view.

3:13 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

yep! I just signed up

4:29 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

what is club v??

11:10 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

How do you renew the Club V membership? I keep getting a message that 2008 is not available yet.

8:35 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

It will be available soon. They're still working on it.

8:57 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

If you are renewing and not joining for the first time, try to sign in to club v and then when it tells you your username does not match up, click on join now. It might say 2007 membership at the top of your browser, but it's the 2008 membership. Hope that helps!

9:41 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Club V is Vickers fan club

6:20 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I just got a message that said even though i signed up it didn't go through because it was in test mode. Does anyone else have that problem?

10:04 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yeah - So the Man who built RBR up from nothing to a top 10 Team in just 1 year has been kicked out, smart move Red Bull. What's next ?

3:08 PM  

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