Emoticons turn 30 years old
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Third generation Ice Racer Jimmy Olson says he was born to build and drive. With a custom built engine and studded tires, Jimmy takes the wheel and hit... More Third generation Ice Racer Jimmy Olson says he was born to build and drive. With a custom built engine and studded tires, Jimmy takes the wheel and hits the ice for a heart-pounding ride around the track.
Date 14-03-07, Duration 3:49, Views 5775
Video by: National Geographic
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Date 14-03-07 3:49
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