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 |  Jul 06 2013, 10:01 AM


When you go and build a race car out of a mundane minivan, there are some opportunities you absolutely have to take advantage of – like going to McDonald’s.

At the 2013 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, Honda brought an Odyssey race car to the event, sporting a modified 3.5-liter V6 engine with a Garrett GT35R turbocharger. But to show off just how versatile its Odyssey race car can be, the Japanese automaker and the Odyssey’s driver, Simon Pagenaud, took on the routine of a normal soccer mom.

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That is, the Odyssey not only prowled the public streets, but made a stop through the McDonald’s drive-thru and got a fill up at the local gas station. Watch a video of the Odyssey’s antics below.

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