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[DPRG] Re: Contests at the Science Place

Subject: [DPRG] Re: Contests at the Science Place
From: Rodent daweasel at swbell.net
Date: Thu Feb 7 21:58:32 CST 2002

I like the lawn-tractor racing and the one-wheeled motorcycle drag-racing
myself. One guy had a turbine-powered lawn tractor.

----- Original Message -----

> If you think that is good, go look at www.purplehull.com home of the world
> championship roto-tiller races!  Tillers that can be up to 100 horsepower!
> Now that's a race!

> > I suddenly remembered an early ESPN event I saw once, sandcat racing.
> > Competitors race (typically highly customized) belt sanders down a
> > wooden channel track in a dragracing form. I think the track was 50 or
> > 100 feet and times of 1 or 2 seconds were not unusual.

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