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The greatest show on turf! UK lawnmowers in 12-hour endurance race

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By ITN News Editor August 5, 2019 13:48

The greatest show on turf! UK lawnmowers in 12-hour endurance race

Drivers climbed into their cockpits at the weekend for a 12-hour endurance race with a difference: they weren’t driving rallying cars, but lawnmowers. A total of 48 teams lined up for the highlight of the British and World’s Lawnmower sporting calendar the annual 12-hour Endurance Race held in Five Oaks, West Sussex. The annual race in Five Oaks, a hamlet near to England’s South coast and saw 48 teams lined up to take to the 1.575 km circuit, with the winning team ‘Best Western’ completing 384 laps. The race is the pinnacle of the sport’s surprisingly busy racing calendar and this year newbies to the sport and seasoned drivers alike, battled through the night to claim top honours. The 12 hour endurance race returns in August 2020.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 5, 2019 13:48

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