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The Fastest Lawn Mower in the World

(Video Link) Last weekend, American Bobby Cleveland took his lawn mower out to the Bonneville Salt Flats and accelerated to a record-breaking 96.529 MPH. This performance took the title away from British driver Don Wales, who had reached a speed of 87.833 MPH on his lawn mower. Link via The Presurfer

How Fast Can You Go on a… Lawnmower?

When you think land-speed records, you usually think Lamborghini or Ferrari. You think Bonneville Salt Flats and Frank Lockhart and rocket-powered super cars that go 500 mph, or even 763 mph, as Andy Green did in 1997. What you don’t think of, however, is a man named Bob Cleveland, who holds the land speed record on [...]