Motorsports icon Travis Pastrana attempts historic jump in Las Vegas

The stuntman hopes to pull off a trifecta of motorbike jumps once made famous by Evil Knievel.
1:49 | 07/08/18

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Transcript for Motorsports icon Travis Pastrana attempts historic jump in Las Vegas
They'll relate and a big night Vegas and I son and Travis Pastrana is gonna attempt to make. History he is aiming to pull off a try fat data center formed by the legendary evil Knievel on ABC's. Did you see what behind the scenes to see happening need to do. If if done well he started Eagles Eagles career. And nearly killed him. And tonight American motorist like Icahn Travis Pastrana will geared to be the first person to jump over at the Caesars palace fountain the trap with. Ronnie to the brave memory though or craziest. So of course are gonna have the fountains but that still before that includes sixteen classes that Gotti is that huge grant. Jump all of the and then it Shih Tzu crushed cars tossed three jumps in just three hours on the same type of bike evil used. Obviously it's hot Las Vegas but they brought me and because the wind could affect Travis has jumped. They attacked the winds monsoon well they needed your outfit that heat could also play a huge part in success of the job. They actually just test it it's a 134. Degrees. On this blacktop that like his idol could really overheat and cause the engine to Caesar to not perform. We got a sneak peek of the action during rehearsals just one day before the big event this is about records about honoring the original American daredevil you can evil. History in the making this could possibly be a one satellite time thing his attempt. Even more daring because it all happened live on History Channel which is partially owned by Disney ABC's parent company once he starts. There's nowhere to turn off there's there's there's no. It's do or die for Good Morning America due in Jersey ABC news Las Vegas. We'll. Have better and then yes well.

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