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2016 Race Report: Da Vinci Dogs

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Da Vinci Dogs

Da Vinci Dogs rode their straightforward design at a rapid pace to win the Speed award.

“Guys, this is easier than I thought! … Where’d you go?”

Have you ever wondered* why pontoons always seem to be on the far left and right, rather than the middle? On the water, the Dogs demonstrated the risk of medial flotation. The larger of 2 rear pilots sank a bit lower in the water, and without lateral flotation there was no countervailing force to prevent the rear portion’s complete inversion, severing their connection from the lead pilot.

* Probably not, but bear with me.

In the mud, their finial horse made its getaway.

Accompanying their sock creature stretched over a beverage can, the rat was highly reminiscent of these prior entries:

At sunset, pilots carried the Speed trophy from the awards ceremony.

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  1. The Bees’ Knees
  2. King Bal-Tut-More
  3. Birdie: The Sculpture Vulture
  4. Da Vinci Dogs
  5. Tick Tock the Croc
  6. Thee Goatman Cometh
  7. Scary, Scary Night
  8. Nine Sculptures from Jemicy
  9. Stumti the Tremendous Stork
  10. Dr. Disaster’s Spin Cycle
  1. Mobile Mobile
  2. The Golden Eyedra and the Elusive Πλατύπους
  3. Monsters Inc. Crew
  4. Wheel of (Mis)Fortune
  5. Monsters of the Middle School Brain
  6. Rōninferno
  7. OMHS Scorpion
  8. Kraken Upcycle
  9. Poe’s Toaster
  1. Fifi the Poodlecorn Unicorn
  2. Wasn’t Built In a Day
  3. Leg Power!
  4. Kinetic Kouch Reborn
  5. Big Foot
  6. Opening Ceremonies
  7. Thanks!
  8. Volunteers, Spectators & Crew
  9. The Team
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