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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  • sgdgsg8/19/2014
    cool!!!!!!!!!
    • jr2300
      jr23004/11/2014
      COOL!
      • STEVE4/10/2014
        it looks awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
        • dj73942
          dj739423/25/2014
          looks awsome
          • that_weird_guy
            looks fun
            • jai42
              jai423/7/2014
              lol
              • Rhea3/6/2014
                It looks really fun
                • Heather3/4/2014
                  Wow but is't that way to darngrose?\
                  • ezecool12
                    ezecool121/8/2014
                    lol
                    • Ryan 12312/9/2013
                      That looks awsome i whant one so i can get muddy.

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