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Don’t Try This at Home! Building-to-Building Limousine Jump

Posted on May 26, 2004 by LCT Staff - Also by this author - About the author

LAS VEGAS – Las Vegas resident Michael Hughes has signed an initial contract with Binion’s Horseshoe in downtown Las Vegas for a building-to-building car jump to take place within the next few months.

The 94-foot jump over Ogden Street with a six-passenger limousine will take place from one seven-story parking garage to an adjacent parking garage. The runway to gain the needed speed to clear the distance is 380 feet, which includes a 50-foot ramp needed to launch the limousine over the 94-foot distance.

Hughes currently holds the Guinness world record for the longest limousine ramp jump at 103 feet, set in Perris, Calif., in 2002.

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