Here's a weekend DIY idea if you have six 16-inch Makita circular saws laying around: Build a dragster, use them as your engine, and enter the Power Tool Drag Racing Competition. That's exactly what Barry Lee, on the photo, did.
Yes, there's a Power Tool Drag Racing Competition, which will happen this weekend in Yeovil, Somerset, England. People from all over will participate in it with light-weight dragsters that go up to 70mph using everything from disc cutters to leaf blowers. [Metro, Jalopnik]