Mazda RX-7 Crash at 225 MPH!!
Bonneville Salt Flats:
3rd gen Mazda RX-7 race car trying to beat the land speed record for a
At this speed, the tire patch that is touching the ground is LESS than the
width of your index finger across each tire.
Furthermore each patch is encountering dust and small sand-like particles
often. If you could keep the pace with this car and remain standing next
to it, you could reach over and push it away from you sideways with little
The announcer claims that an additional burst of oxygen in the fuel causes
a loss of control, but in all likelyhood, the wind just changes ever so
slightly, or began to blow (even lightly) and it was actually this that
nudged the cars nose off by just enough to start a flat spin.
Yes, a flat spin, like an airplane goes into!
No rudder on this vehicle, so no control!
The fastest human powered bicycle
Updated: The fastest human powered bike world record is now at 82.8 mph
by Sam Whittingham set in 2009, and 75.7 mph by Barbara Buatois set in
2010. In 2011, a college team from TU-Delft in the Netherlands became the
2nd fastest all-time with a rider, Sebastiaan Bowier reaching 80.5 mph.
Sam owns a custom bike shop in:
The bike was designed and built by Georgi Georgiev (Varna Team).
For detail of the record holders you can check out from this web site:
Why a Hayabusa??
How I ended up on a Hayabusa. Also first time out with new camera setup. as
always...please leave feedback.
278.6mph, 448.36km/h, Worlds Fastest Turbo Charged Hayabusa Streetbike. On-board Video
At the Texas Mile, October 2010, Bill Warner of Wild Bros Racing goes 278.6
mph in a standing start mile, on a 650rwhp turbo charged Suzuki Hayabusa Streetbike. On board
video taken facing rearward using an AiM Sports SmartyCam with in-video
display of GPS speed. (sample rate of the in camera GPS does not allow
recording of the top speed that was set in the timing traps)