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Behind The Wheel Of A Giant Hot Dog

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Six of the eight active Wienermobiles in the United States are full-size-the other two are the Mini and the food truck. Driving the trucks are college seniors about to graduate. These "hotdoggers" go through a two-week training course before getting behind the wheel.

GP Short: A Day With The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile

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Key Facts In This Video

  1. The driver of the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile is called a "hotdogger." 00:36

  2. The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile is a V8, 6-liter about 300-horsepower engine. 01:35

  3. Oscar Mayer himself once drove the Wienermobile, and would sample his hot dogs out of it. 01:51

Written by Curiosity Staff June 26, 2015