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Season 5  "Jaguar S-Type Diesel Lapping the N├╝rburgring"  5x5

Aired 14 years ago - Nov 21, 2004

The Morgan Aero 8GTN is driven by Richard and derided by, James and Jeremy. James and Richard pay tribute to the London Routemaster bus; Richard tries his luck at Historic People Carrier Racing and Jeremy takes a Jaguar S Type diesel to the N├╝rburgring in Germany, to see if he can complete a lap of the 13 mile circuit (with 147 corners) in under ten minutes. James gets all nostalgic about a musical instrument and Mercedes 300SL 'gullwing'.Christian Slater is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car.

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It was obnoxious. I don't know what the deal was.
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This silver stud is the little truck that could.
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Cleanest pass-through wins."
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Yes!
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Nice and easy on the clutch. Let her roll.
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You know I have the widest truck here, right?
#7
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Looks a lot narrower than I thought.
#8
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Oh, no! Adam's going in!
#12
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Was a trucker skill we had yet to master.
#13
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Make sure you stay in the Lane. Don't cross the yellow line.
#14
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to see who was the best log hauler.
#15
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Tanner Foust just said that.
#16
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Just threading a needle.
#17
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No, just a little test.
#18
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Your turn.
#19
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How in the... am I supposed to back this thing up?
#21
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the truck needed to be extended to its maximum length.
#22
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[Laughing] Oh, my gosh!
#23
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competing in one of the world's most dangerous jobs...
#24
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All this weight is like the load is daring you to move it.
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You just hope there's no oncoming traffic, you know?
#29
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the cardinal rule of trucking...
#30
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that were not designed for trucks.
#31
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Yeah. It's getting worse.
#32
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for these cars on the right-hand side.
#33
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Wood: Kind of like a little bump.
#34
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But any chance I had of overtaking him was gone
#35
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What was close?
#36
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"That's how you log."
#37
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