Honoring A Ford Favorite With A 'Pinto Stampede'

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The Ford Pinto earned a bad reputation in the 70s, because its fuel tank tended to catch on fire in collisions, but the car still has its fervent fans.

About a dozen of them will drive their Pintos from Colorado to Pennsylvania, starting this Sunday, to honor the car's 40th anniversary. The event is called The Pinto Stampede, and it's a fundraiser for the Wounded Warrior Project. One of the drivers is Norm Bagi. He joins us from Denver to talk about the car Pinto fans call "the little pony."

This segment aired on May 27, 2011. The audio for this segment is not available.

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