Friday Fun – August 24, 2018

By CRM Staff

Toronto, Ontario — August 24, 2018 — The scary crash that went viral over the weekend at the Indy Car Series race had everyone talking. Canadian driver, Robert Wickens, crashed into another driver – Ryan Hunter-Reay at the the Pocono Raceway in Pennsylvania.

Wickens’s car went airborne and slammed into the outside wall and then spun out crashing into other cars. His Honda was completely wrecked and the debris from it was scattered across the track. The Canadian driver from Guelph survived the terrible crash with injuries to his lower extremities, right arm and spine following an accident early in a race in Pennsylvania Sunday.

https://www.cbc.ca/sports/indy-car-pocono-robert-wickens-crash-1.4791058

A Lexus bandit is on the loose in Ottawa. A woman had reported to police that both of her vehicles that were sitting in the driveway were no longer there. Both vehicles were high-end, a 2016 Lexus and a brand new 2018 Lexus. This wasn’t the first vehicle that was stolen from their driveway this year either. A neighbor within that area also had her Lexus stolen from her driveway as well. The thieves are reported to be using a device called a relay box. It searches for, finds and then relays a signal from a wireless key fob inside the victim’s home. The signal then eventually tricks the car into thinking the fob is there, which unlocks the vehicles.

https://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/three-high-end-vehicles-stolen-from-ottawa-couple-s-driveway-since-june-1.4045369

Could there be a video game inputted into Tesla vehicles? Tesla’s co-founder Elon Musk tweeted that he is looking for someone to make a super fun game to integrate the center touch screen, phone and car [in real life]. Someone responded to his tweet by saying “An interactive game between Tesla owners near each other would be incredible.” He then responded “Something like that, but more of an adults-in-cars- anime vibe.”

https://www.scmp.com/magazines/style/people-events/article/2158009/will-elon-musk-super-fun-tesla-car-video-games-drive

Beyond the video game that Musk has brought up, Tesla is also going to put in a camper and party mode. This function allows the drivers to maintain air flow, temperature, selective lights, music and power devices for 48 hours or more while parked. Musk tweeted this announcement and also stating “… Big batteries rock..”

Tesla is working on a ‘party & camper mode’ for your vehicle to power your outdoor fun

In Parry Sound, Canada, police had pulled over a Batmobile with a man dressed like Batman inside of it. The man claims to be a professional Batman impersonator who has built and deigned his own Batmobile and costume. The guy known as Brampton Batman on Facebook was reportedly driving the speed limit and wasn’t in any trouble, but the police officer just simply wanted a photo with him.

http://www.ladbible.com/funny/weird-batman-gets-pulled-over-by-the-police-in-canada-20180823

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