Free rides on Speed in Vegas, if you can eat The Bomb

Posted Friday, February 27, 2009 9:25 AM | Contributed by kevin38

The NASCAR Cafe at the Sahara Hotel & Casino will give you free passes to Speed if you can finish their six-pound burrito called The Bomb.

Read more from AP via WPLG/Miami.

Friday, February 27, 2009 10:21 AM

A. I thought Nascar Cafe was on the chopping block.

B. BRING IT ON!!!

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Friday, February 27, 2009 10:23 AM

....in other related news.. The US still holds the "honor" of being overall, the most overweight country in the world.

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Friday, February 27, 2009 10:30 AM

So, has this been on Food Network's Man vs. Food yet?

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Friday, February 27, 2009 10:33 AM

Is that something you really want to do right after eating six pounds of grease-laden burrito?

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Friday, February 27, 2009 12:23 PM

Their going greeen and trying to replace the LSM's with Fart Power

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Friday, February 27, 2009 12:49 PM

I'm not a NASCAR follower, (God knows...) but isnt there a big race at the Vegas speedway around this time of year? Maybe they got the coaster up in time for the race crowds that will be drawn to the Sahara. And I imagine a few of them will tackle the Bomb as well...

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Friday, February 27, 2009 2:06 PM

Uh, I thought Speed was closed for good...

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Friday, February 27, 2009 2:06 PM

Well, I guess if the coaster goes down because the launch isn't working, then the person who ate the "bomb" could provide their own form of "launching" technique...

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Friday, February 27, 2009 4:42 PM

Uhm. Does anyone know how much a Chipotle burrito weighs? I'm wondering how much bigger the bomb actually is.

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Friday, February 27, 2009 7:24 PM

A Chipotle burrito with everything has got to be at least pound and a half. I doubt I could handle four of them.

Mmmmm barbacoa

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Friday, February 27, 2009 8:39 PM

This is bit odd, and not just that they're encouraging someone to go on a looping coaster after eating 6 lbs of burrito goodness. If you go to Sahara website they feature a Speed all day ride pass for $22. But if you go to the Speed fact page it says it's "closed for the season".

http://www.saharavegas.com/NASCAR/SPEED-facts

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Saturday, February 28, 2009 9:22 AM

They are giving away free tickets... that doesn't mean the ride has to be open. Spend money on the food and they give you tickets you can't redeem... sounds like a good business deal for them.

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Saturday, February 28, 2009 5:27 PM

a SIX POUND Burrito? Damn, I though the 72 oz (4.5 lb) steak at the Big Texan in Amarillo was a gut buster, and I only managed to get though about 2/3 of the thing. It wasn't bad for a northern boy. I beat my co-driver, however.

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Saturday, February 28, 2009 7:59 PM

https://www.saharavegas.com/NASCAR/SPEED-facts

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Sunday, March 1, 2009 7:32 AM

I found another article on it.

http://tinyurl.com/bighonkinburito

It sounds to me like if you can eat the whole gut bomv, two UNLIMITED passes. It does NOT say how "unlimted" they are.

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Sunday, March 1, 2009 1:39 PM

The article you linked to is the exact same AP wire article. It has nothing new.

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Monday, March 2, 2009 6:04 AM

My bad Jeff. I apologize for eating up the bandwith.

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