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    Video: Check out the new lowest car in the Guinness Book of World Records

    In an obvious bid to remind the world just how good they are at everything automotive, the Japanese have clinched Guiness's coveted "Lowest Roadworthy Car in the World" trophy. And just to rub it in, the amazingly-low rider was constructed by a high school class. Students and teachers at the ...

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    REPORT: South African man sets speed record for blind - in 200 mph SL Black Series!

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    Looks like Luc Costermans (a.k.a. the Blind Belgian) is no longer the world's fastest sight-challenged driver. The latest person to snatch the world land speed record for the blind is South Africa's Hein Wagner. Wagner, who has ...

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    VIDEO: World's longest Scalectric track assembled at Brooklands, James May officiates

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    When Great Britain's Brooklands motor racing circuit opened in 1907, it was the first purpose-built motorsport venue in the world. At 2.75 miles, the course is an oldie but a goodie, and the perfect place to make automotive history. To that end, on ...

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    Porsche to break Guinness World Record using treadmills

    The Porsche Human Performance Center is a part of Porsche's Driving Experience Center at Silverstone. At the latter facility they'll show you how to be the best racing driver. The former facility is to train you to become the fittest racing driver, with a team of instructors to assess and create ...

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    Guinness Attempt: Biggest-ever Subaru gathering planned for Illinois in July

    Thunder will descend upon Itasca, Illinois on July 11th, even if the sky is clear. The rumbling will be of the horizontally-opposed variety as Subaru of America's Great Lakes Region goes for a Guinness world record. The particular accomplishment Subaru is after is the "largest Parade of Subaru ...

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    VW Jetta TDI sets Guinness World Record of 58.82 mpg

    The VW Jetta TDI has proven to be quite popular in the short time it's been on sale here in the U.S.: it has put sales of the Tiguan in the cooler and the ones that are available are very hard to get. Now the fairest Jetta of them all has set a Guinness World Record by traversing the lower 48 U.S. ...

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    SSC (almost officially) takes top speed record

    And the award for Top Speed Achieved by a Production Automobile goes to: Shelby Supercars' Ultimate Aero Twin Turbo. Claiming a stretch of public road in Washington State for the effort, the SSC UATT made two runs in accordance with Guinness Book of World Record rules, one in each direction. The ...

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    Making it official: Bugatti Veyron going for fastest production car

    This came as a bit of a shock to us, but the Bugatti Veyron is not actually the fastest production car in the world according to that authoritative tome of useless and wonderful knowledge, the Guinness Book of World of Records. It seem Bugatti just never got around to scheduling an official ...

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    Malaysian students set record for most crammed into a MINI Cooper

    A team of 21 students from a college in Kuala Lumpur took four minutes to stuff themselves into a lime green 1999 MINI Cooper, waited the 20 seconds it would take, and made it into the Guiness Book of World Records, so they say. What's more is that the team repeated the feat for a TV crew ...


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