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Video: V8 milk float and 2000hp quarry truck burn rubber

Little (a milk float) and Large (a quarry truck) can each run rings around the best of them, at least in the hands of a couple of skilled drifters.


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ONE WEIGHS little more than the pints of milk it used to carry and has an old Rover 3.5-litre V8 engine in place of its electric motor and lead batteries. The other weighs 200 tons and has an engine producing 2000hp.

But Little (a milk float) and Large (a quarry truck) can each run rings around the best of them, at least in the hands of a couple of skilled drifters.


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The milk float is believed to have been converted by a wealthy enthusiast who used it to tow a speedboat. To prove it may just be the fastest one in the world, never mind the west, its current owner, Mel Smith, had Falken tyres fitted to it and hoofed it around a yard (below).

Large, on the other hand, came straight from a day’s work shifting boulders and, on a wet concrete pad, danced around various priceless and fragile objects to prove just how agile 200 tons can be (bottom).

 

Little does doughnuts

 

Large goes drifting

 


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