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Mower racing?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by southside, Jun 1, 2000.

  1. southside

    southside LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 790

    I just saw on L &L that they race mowers at<br>60mph. Thats the highway speed limit here.<br>Gotta give this a try.Maybe put a twin turbo<br>setup on the Walker. :) <p>Karl<br>
     
  2. Lawnworks

    Lawnworks LawnSite Fanatic
    from usa
    Messages: 5,407

    Lawn mowerracing came to my town about a month ago, but I missed it by an hour. I wish I could have seen them.<p>Rick <br>LawnWorks<br>
     
  3. columbiaplower

    columbiaplower LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 462

    i once saw tim alan (driving a DC) lose to Bob Vela (driving a crapsman oh i mean crafts man)<br>Whats the best mower now?<br>-Nick<br>
     
  4. Eric ELM

    Eric ELM Husband, Father, Friend, Angel
    Messages: 4,830

    The DC with the 150 HP Jet engine is on my equipment page on my Website. I was told it will go 60 MPH, but I wouldn't want to be on it. :)<p>----------<br>&lt;a href=&quot;http://pages.prodigy.net/eric.erickson/&quot;&gt;Eric@ELM&lt;/a&gt;<br>
     
  5. cantoo

    cantoo LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,910

    Karl, here is the lawn mower racing web site. Looks like it would be a fun off season sport for us &quot;pros&quot; <br>http://www.letsmow.com/
     
  6. Jason

    Jason LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 256

    A little town about 40 miles from where I grew up has a big 4th of July celebration every year. Each year at the celebration they have lawnmower races. They get guys from all over the country to race. It's really become quite a big thing there. I went last year, and there was talk about getting ESPN2 to cover it for this year. A lot of fun to watch. They race on a small dirt track, they have different classes from stock to modified. Some of those modified mowers really fly.
     
  7. Bobby

    Bobby LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 258

    Hey Karl, lawn mower races might be crazy, but the #1 award for crazy has got to go to the Crokodile Hunter from down under.<p>----------<br>Bobby <br>Ft Lauderdale
     

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