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Record Breaking Flag Pull at TMS



    New Record Set for Largest Flag Pull

    Chevrolet set a new world record at Texas Motor Speedway for the largest flag pill of all time on Wednesday, September 28, 2016. (Published Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016)

    A 2,800 square feet of flag soared into the record books at Texas Motor Speedway on Wednesday.

    To help kick off the State Fair of Texas, fair sponsor Chevrolet broke the world record for largest flag pulled behind a truck.

    The team hitched massive American and Texas flags to the back of their new 2017 Silverado HD trucks and took them on laps around the famed NASCAR track without ever touching the ground.

    Several long-time Chevy owners got to follow the flags in their own trucks on the world record laps and representatives from the Guinness World Records were also on hand to confirm the record was broken.

    Chevy Attempts World Record Flag Pull

    [DFW] Chevy Attempts World Record Flag Pull
    Chevy will try to set a Guinness World Record for the largest flag pulled by a moving vehicle at the Texas Motor Speedway Wednesday.
    (Published Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016)

    Leaders with the truck manufacturer said they chose North Texas for the record attempt because of the state's status as largest truck market in the country and to help kick off another year of partnership with the State Fair of Texas which kicks off Friday. 

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