Next time a friend suggests racing drivers aren’t athletes or that auto racing isn’t a “real” sport, invite them to go karting with you. When they complain about being sore the next day, point out to them that the workout was insignificant compared to auto racing.
A Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport World Record Edition – the fastest road legal production car reaching 431 km/h (268 mph) Bugatti Veyron Super Sport The Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport is a faster, more powerful version of the Bugatti Veyron 16.4.
Modern drifting started out as a racing technique popular in the All Japan Touring Car Championship races over 30 years ago. Motorcycling legend turned driver, Kunimitsu Takahashi, was the foremost creator of drifting techniques in the 1970s. A street racer named Keiichi Tsuchiya became particularly interested by Takahashi’s drift techniques.
And don’t think there are any hard feelings between Hennessey and Guinness. The organization currently recognizes the Venom GT as the world’s fastest accelerating car from 0-300 km/h – 186.4 mph -- which it can do in just 13.86 seconds. When it comes to speed, there are still some things everyone can agree on.
The Koenigsegg Agera is a mid-engined sports car produced by Swedish car manufacturer Koenigsegg since March 2011. It is a successor to the Koenigsegg CCX/CCXR. The name comes from the Swedish verb 'agera' which means "to act" or in imperative form " act!". It was named Hypercar of the Year in 2010 by Top Gear magazine. As of November 2017 the Agera RS model is the world's fastest production car, with a GPS-verified two-way average top speed of 277.9 mph and a fastest straight-line speed of 284.
The CCR also had a more powerful engine with twin compressors, producing an astonishing 806 hp. All in all, the CCR had a more racing car-like stance and appearance compared to the more elegant CC8S. The CCR managed to take the Guinness record for the world’s fastest production car at the Nardo test track in Italy, in February 2005.
Middle-distance running events are track races longer than sprints, up to 3000 metres. The standard middle distances are the 800 metres, 1500 metres and mile run, although the 3000 metres may also be classified as a middle-distance event. The 1500 m came about as a result of running three and 3/4 laps of a 400 m outdoor track or 7 and a half laps of a 200m indoor track, which were commonplace in continental Europe in the 20th century.
Relay race, also called Relay, a track-and-field sport consisting of a set number of stages (legs), usually four, each leg run by a different member of a team. The runner finishing one leg is usually required to pass on a baton to the next runner while both are running in a marked exchange zone.
The SSC Ultimate Aero held the title of the fastest production car in the world, according to the Guinness World Records, from 2007 (when it was officially timed at 256.18 mph (412.28 km/h)) until the introduction of the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport in 2010.