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Lawnmower Racers Turn Chore into Sport

Lawnmower racers turn former chore into homespun, high-speed sport.
(WSLS) It's a gravel lot. A man with a substantial white beard is doing "doughnuts" and spraying dust and gravel as he sits atop what looks like a combination between a lawnmower and a go-cart.

That's Benny Gilbert on one of his racing lawnmowers. He's won hundreds of races, multiple championships and now has his own race team.

A mechanic and welder by trade, Benny converts real lawnmowers into racers that have been clocked at up to 80 miles an hour.

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