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World's fastest R/C car blazes down the track at over 188 MPH

•, Colin Druce-McFadden
 But those are the hum-drum of R/C, the plebeian battery-powered toys for the masses. For those whose R/C hobby has turned the corner towards fanaticism, there's a whole other world out there.

Take R/C speed demon Nic Case, for example. For years now he's been in the business of breaking speed records. In 2008, his Schumacher Mi3-based R/C entered the record books at 161.76 miles per hour. Last November, with a new vehicle called the "R/C Bullet", he broke his own record, topping out at 171.97 miles per hour. Now, with Case at the controls, a revamped and enhanced R/C Bullet has hit the track again, shattering its own record.

In a video uploaded to YouTube just this week, the R/C Bullet streaks across the screen in two exceptionally quick runs. Running on carbon fiber wheels and BSR tires, the little orange R/C car blew down the track, first at 182 miles per hour and then at an astounding 188.87 miles per hour. Not even if you had a $100,000 sports car could you beat that speed.

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