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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  • kobeThursday, December 18, 2014 at 10:44 am
    so bumpy
    • MikalahWednesday, October 22, 2014 at 11:37 am
      It looks more fun than my go kart !
      • stevenmorrisWednesday, October 1, 2014 at 6:33 am
        the is cool and do not try at home.
        • codyMonday, September 29, 2014 at 1:03 pm
          cool
          • sgdgsgTuesday, August 19, 2014 at 5:47 pm
            cool!!!!!!!!!
            • jetman
              jetmanMonday, September 22, 2014 at 6:51 am
              cool cool cool!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
            • jr2300
              jr2300Friday, April 11, 2014 at 5:58 pm
              COOL!
              • STEVEThursday, April 10, 2014 at 12:39 pm
                it looks awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
                • dj73942
                  dj73942Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 10:19 am
                  looks awsome
                  • that_weird_guy
                    that_weird_guyFriday, March 14, 2014 at 9:13 am
                    looks fun
                    • jai42
                      jai42Friday, March 7, 2014 at 8:44 am
                      lol

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