New world recod: World Fastest Pick-up
You all know that records are made to be broken. And so did Mark Skaife who has just taken the crown with Holden Special Vehicles. The new world record is 168.66 mph and it was establish in South Australia.
The V8 Supercar ace cranked out a maximum speed of 172.21 mph in the stock-standard Maloo, but his entry in the Guiness World Record books is a two-way average to eliminate any wind assistance.
The old world recod was Still, it was easily better than the previous mark of 154.58 mph and it was set by a Dodge Ram SR-T with an 8.3-litre V10 motor in 2004.
Chris Sheedy from Guiness World Record was present to monitor and certify the record attempt, which was for the Fastest Production Pick- up/utility.