Video Of The Week - The Lawnmower Grand Prix Is On!

By Meera Dolasia on May 23, 2011

If your lawnmower is gathering dust in the storage shack, then it's time to think about entering the Grand Prix - Not the Formula One kind of course, but the lawnmover kind. At least that's what grown men in Britain do from June to October and, it sure sounds like a lot of fun!

As the name indicates, lawnmower racing, which began in 1973, involves drivers racing against each other on an even field riding their gardening machines. To make it as fair as possible, competitors are allowed to make very few modifications to their racing machines - The biggest of which involves removing the blades.

To ensure that every lawnmower owner gets a fair shot, the race is divided into three categories - Group 2 for people who have lawmnowers with seats, Group 3 for those with machines that resemble a buggy and Group 4 for the real serious ones with the large lawn tractors. What will they think up of next!

Resources: Telegraph.co.uk

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  • astiff
    astiff11/17/2013
    cool i want to do that
    • Ryan 12312/9/2013
      That looks awsome i whant one so i can get muddy.
      • ezecool12
        ezecool121/8/2014
        lol
        • Heather3/4/2014
          Wow but is't that way to darngrose?\
          • Rhea3/6/2014
            It looks really fun
            • jai42
              jai423/7/2014
              lol
              • that_weird_guy
                looks fun
                • dj73942
                  dj739423/25/2014
                  looks awsome
                  • STEVE4/10/2014
                    it looks awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
                    • jr2300
                      jr23004/11/2014
                      COOL!

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