Formula One car takes on rugby players in one-of-a-kind scrum
It’s a duel that’ll have rugby and Formula One fans salivating, and seems just a little out of this world.
This is a video of a scrum contest between the car of Australian Formula One driver Daniel Ricciardo, who races for Infiniti Red Bull Racing, and players from the Bath Rugby club.
That’s a car with 596 kilowatts (800 brake horsepower) of grunt, up against the skin and bones of a forward pack weighing 831 kilograms (1,832 lbs). Sounds like a fair contest, right?
Although the risk of being whacked by a car that can hit more than 300 kilometres per hour (186 miles per hour) seems possible, it appears to be not a concern for these maniacs. Read more…