Super-Car vs Super-Bike vs F1 car vs Private jet vs Fighter jet. The ultimate race! Supercar, superbike, F1 car, private jet, and fighter jet go head to head… so who wins?
The five engineering masterpieces raced as part of the Teknofest aviation, space and technology festival in Istanbul yesterday.
The vehicles included:
- A Kawasaki H2R motorcycle
- Tesla P100DL
- Aston Martin New Vantage a
- Lotus Evora GT 430
- Private Jet
Five drivers raced alongside each other on a 400metre runway as the fighter jet and private jet took off next to them at Istanbul’s new international airport. The monumental race took place as part of the aviation, space and technology festival which is being held at the airport ahead of its official opening in October.
Although the Red Bull Formula 1 car gave him a run for his money, ultimately Supersport World Champion Kenan Sofuoglu, from Turkey, rode his Kawasaki H2R motorcycle to victory in the epic race.
The Red Bull car, driven by British Formula 1 driver Jake Dennis, came second.
It was followed by Solo Turk’s F-16 jet in third place. The Tesla P100DL, driven by Emma Kimilainen, came fourth.
Yagiz Avci drove the Aston Martin New Vantage, and Toprak Razgatlioglu raced in a Lotus Evora GT 430.
Winner Mr Sofuoglu, who became a politician in Turkey after retiring in May, also took on a special jet Challenger 605.