By this time, you have undoubtedly seen the awesomely-entertaining video of Jeff Gordon test driving a Chevy Camaro, scaring the bejesus out of a salesman. If you haven’t watch it. Now. Seriously.
Well, we had our suspicions that the dealer was also in on the prank… and we were right. In short, the dealer — the used car outfit that goes by the name of Troutman Motors in North Carolina — was in on the prank, even lending Jeff and
Co. Pepsi the 1998 Chevy Venture van to ride in, so he “looked like a North Carolina redneck”, according to the dealer’s owner Wayne Troutman.
The salesperson, however, wasn’t informed of the prank, so after threatening to call the cops after the “test drive” and then being told of the prank by Gordon himself, he went out for another (normal) ride with Jeff.
Here are some more details of the entire affair, in video (not mobile friendly):