Want One Of Those! Remote Control Vans Go Under the Hammer

July 30, 2014

What is tough, can travel at speeds of 40 mph and is playing a starring role at the Commonwealth Games?

Usain Bolt? Nope. Mo Farah? No chance.

These remote control vans are being used to safely retrieve the hammers, shot puts, and javelins that are being thrown by some of the world’s finest athletes in Glasgow.

Athletics fans Bob Hamilton and Andy Bishop built six scale model Transit Custom vans especially for the games – and equipped each one with a special removable sunroof to carry the equipment.

Sorry to say the vans aren’t actually for sale but you can see them in action below …


Topics: Transit Transit