March 10, 2008 The event that last year spawned the chainsaw powered wheelbarrow and ride-on garden blower will return to the UK in August. The rules of the Silverline Power Tool Drag Racing event are straight forward - take any hand-held power tool, tinker with it to create a drag-ready machine and then race it down a 75 foot track.

If letting your belt-sander powered toaster loose on the drag-strip isn't enticing enough you can also enter the "ride-on" category where chain-saw-powered conveyances are among the weapons of choice.


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The 2008 Silverline Power Tool Drag Racing event will take place on Sunday 10 August 2008 at Haynes International Motor Museum. U.S. based company Little Wonder are also sending a team to challenge the Brits.

See more photos from the 2007 event here or see for more info.

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