Behind The Wheel Of A Giant Hot Dog

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


Key Facts In This Video

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    The driver of the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile is called a "hotdogger." (0:36)

  • 2

    The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile is a V8, 6-liter about 300-horsepower engine. (1:35)

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    Oscar Mayer himself once drove the Wienermobile, and would sample his hot dogs out of it. (1:51)

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