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Race between an airplane and a motorbike, the latter wins

Madrid, Spain - Original competition takes place in Spain with an un unexpected result

250cc world champion Fonso Nieto, driving his Aprilia RSV 100R, challenged and defeated a C-101 airplane of the Spanish Air Force on a 1000 meters distance. The unusual challenge has taken place at the Academia General del Aire in San Javier. Such hybrid races are not completely unheard of, though: Maurizio Cheli, Eurofighter, defeated Schumacher's Ferrari twice during three challenges on 600, 900...

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