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Fastest Woman On Four Wheels Simona de Silvestro Tells It All

Simona de Silvestro is a Swiss race car driver, famous for competing in the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship with Kelly Racing in the No. 78 Nissan Altima L33. She has previously driven for Amlin Andretti in the 2015/16 season of the FIA Formula E Championship as well as several years competing in the IndyCar Series. Her nicknames are the “Iron Maiden” and “Swiss Miss.” Simona De Silvestro… Read More »

Need for speed: The quest for the world's fastest humans, without an engine

But in the middle of this desolate valley of brown-yellow scrub brush, amid cows and wooden telephone poles and with views of dirt-brown hills, there’s a windy 5-mile stretch of flat highway where world records are broken every year. Since 2000, the World Human Powered Speed Challenge (originally called the World’s Fastest Bicycle Competition) has… Read More »