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KUSA – Fans who are new to watching the USA Pro Challenge might be surprised to see how many vehicles are in the race that aren't cars.

From Colorado State Patrol and NBC photographers on motorcycles, to VIP's and commissioners, to all the team cars with extra parts, bikes and support staff. 9News photojournalist Tom Cole spent Stage 1 in the Team SmartStop car and had quite the ride.

Watch the video above for more.

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