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Y'all remember the "Audi Unintended Acceleration" thing back in the late 80's? The horrible story of how Audi sedans would suddenly and uncontrollably accelerate, killing family members? 60 Minutes did multiple shows on this awful problem and showed how Audi was an callous corporation who pompously denied that there was anything wrong with their cars.

The only problem was, that was nothing wrong with their cars. I worked for the engineers at the DOT who investigated the issue. After EXTREMELY exhaustive research, they concluded that in EVERY case, it was driver error.

Why do I tell this story? Because 60 Minutes had clearly assaulted Audi in a manner sufficiently effective to nearly bankrupt the company. When proven wrong, 60 Minutes issued no mea culpa, no apology for yellow journalism, nothing. They were out for sensational rating, and the truth was not important.

Don't ever expect the truth out of those guys. Stand by for an ugly protrayal of SX as an insane sport being pushed upon American teenagers by cash-greedy corporations whilst a bureaucratic AMA sits idly by and smiles as the fans cheer over the pain of the competitors.
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