Someone Bought This: Hideous WCW Pit Crew promotional picture

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WCW The Pit Crew promotional photo

I saw this blindingly vivid promotional picture posted on Bryan’s WCW Worldwide Blog and I just had to re-post it here!

Bryan writes:

The Pit Crew: Dale Torborg and Chad Fortune – WCW Magazine [January 1999]

A NASCAR tag team gimmick? Hell yeah, it is!

First off, the man shown here with the bitching van dyke is Dale Torborg who would go on and become the KISS Demon once Brian Adams was done with the gimmick. Chad Fortune might be better known as the one guy from the WWF tag team Tekno Team 2000 that wasn’t Erik Watts. Strangely enough, Bill Goldberg gives credit to Fortune for handing him his first official loss in a WCW Saturday Night dark match in 1997.

Why these two were featured in WCW Magazine at all, no one knows.

I like how the picture looks like it’s straight out of 1990 with the bright colors despite the fact that it was in fact 1999.

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12 Responses to "Someone Bought This: Hideous WCW Pit Crew promotional picture"
  1. Sean Bateman says:

    Funny thing now, Chad has his own pit crew!

  2. Gotchism For Life says:

    Wow, somebody at WCW thought it was a good idea to rip off Thurman “Sparky” Plugg?

  3. John C says:

    Their outfit’s flame look seems like Harlem Heat’s attire. So was it supposd to be the good ol’ Nascar boys to feud with them no good non-Nascar lovin’ boys who talk that hippity hop and rap.

  4. Raven7309 says:

    I’m surprised Jeff Jarret didn’t snap these two up when he was having race car drivers make an appearance in TNA. Would’ve been cheaper than bringing in actual NASCAR drivers.

  5. Autrach Sejanoz says:

    From The Pit Crew to The KISS Demon. Poor Dale Torborg just couldn’t catch a break.

    • Big says:

      In Wrestling no. but he has a World Series Ring as a strength and conditioning coach with the White Sox (Remember AJ Pierzynski showing up for a couple of years on TNA? With, of course, an inexplicable Heal Turn)

  6. Bryan Barrera says:

    Chad Fortune now drives Monster Trucks for a living! Seems like an appropriate thing to transition to after his career.

  7. Doc75 says:

    i actually have this poster.

  8. Snagz13 says:

    Kind of ironic that both WCW and Pontiac are both defunct

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