Behind The Wheel Of A Giant Hot Dog
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
from Gear Patrol
Key Facts In This Video
The driver of the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile is called a "hotdogger." (0:36)
The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile is a V8, 6-liter about 300-horsepower engine. (1:35)
Oscar Mayer himself once drove the Wienermobile, and would sample his hot dogs out of it. (1:51)