Simple Poll - have you ever gone over 122 mph

Discussion in 'Other Racing' started by Whisky, Dec 18, 2007.


Have you ever gone over 122mph on an open road ?

  1. Yes

  2. No

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  1. Whisky

    Whisky F1 World Champ
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    Jan 27, 2006
    Upper Great Plains aka Nebraska
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    The original Fernando
    On an open road ?

    Ever ?

    Even ONCE ?

    No matter how long ago.
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  3. wetpet

    wetpet F1 World Champ

    May 3, 2006
    #2 wetpet, Dec 18, 2007
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  4. wetpet

    wetpet F1 World Champ

    May 3, 2006
    #3 wetpet, Dec 18, 2007
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  5. tatcat

    tatcat F1 Veteran
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    Sep 3, 2001
    panama city beach FL
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    rick c
    who took those photos? when i drive that fast i tend to keep both hands on the wheel and watch the road pretty intently.
  6. MGD416

    MGD416 Formula 3

    Jun 4, 2006
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    I wasnt the one driving but done 140 and driving, well I wont say
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  8. NicolasRubio

    NicolasRubio Karting

    Nov 25, 2007
    Buenos Aires, Argent
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    Nicolas Rubio
    I did with my father driving a Ford Mondeo V6. I did, driving myself, the top speed of my VW Gol which is 185km/h (115mph).

    Nicolás Rubio
  9. early93viper

    early93viper Formula Junior

    Mar 17, 2006
    Olathe, KS
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    I can't believe there are car guys out there who haven't gone above 122 MPH. I have done it many times at the track and on an open road.
  10. b-mak

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  11. 2NA

    2NA F1 World Champ
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    Dec 29, 2006
    Twin Cities
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    Tim Keseluk
    155 mph, Kremer Porsche 930
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  13. Agent Smith

    Agent Smith Formula 3

    Apr 20, 2002
    Ok, the ones who answered no must be among the younger crowd that haven't yet taken the wheel - or they're lying.

    ANYONE who is a car enthusiast - I will categorically state that curiousity has gotten the better of them AT SOME POINT and they have traveled well into triple digit speeds just "to see".
  14. tundraphile

    tundraphile F1 Rookie

    May 16, 2007
    An indicated 150 (fourth gear) on a deserted stretch of two-lane backroad, on a couple of different sportbikes I have owned.

    At 122 those things are barely breathing hard.

    One time a few years ago my wife and I were each travelling to the same destination, she was in her car and I was on the bike. It turned into a sort of game to see if she could get away from me in 60 miles of a different backroad. There were several minutes where I was over 122 trying to catch her after I was stuck behind a truck for a couple of miles. Somewhat ironically, we were going to my grandfather's funeral.

    I never really thought of what would have happenned to our licenses (not to mention insurance) if we both had gotten caught that day.
  15. Simon^2

    Simon^2 F1 World Champ
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    Oct 17, 2005
    At Sea Level
    122??? BWAH-HA_HA_HA_HA

    I've done that in a driveway!
  16. 1ual777

    1ual777 Formula 3

    Mar 21, 2006
    Orange County, CA
    New freeway construction. Road closed with barricades, but simply drove around them. 140mph across 4 lanes.
  17. PhilNotHill

    PhilNotHill Two Time F1 World Champ
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    Jul 3, 2006
    Aspen CO 81611
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    In second gear.

    With one hand tied behind my back. ;)
  18. Grahame

    Grahame Formula Junior

    Nov 9, 2005
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    Curious... why specifically 122mph? (which equals 196kph approx.)
  19. Joe360

    Joe360 Formula Junior

    Mar 30, 2007
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    313 km/h (194.4982 mph) dozens of times on the autobahn :eek:
  20. Simon^2

    Simon^2 F1 World Champ
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    Oct 17, 2005
    At Sea Level
    Hamilton just lost his license for doing 122...
  21. BMW.SauberF1Team

    BMW.SauberF1Team F1 World Champ

    Dec 4, 2004
    Yeah, 129 in my car. 145 a couple times in my friend's B5 S4.

    122 in the driveway, Simon?! You mean 1.22 mph? Your driveway is anti-automobile! :p
  22. Jackmb1

    Jackmb1 F1 Rookie

    Dec 27, 2005
    125 mph in my car
  23. amenasce

    amenasce Two Time F1 World Champ
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    Oct 17, 2001
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    Joe Mansion
    yes on the track and on empty highways.
  24. zsnnf

    zsnnf Formula 3

    Sep 11, 2003
  25. Papa Duck

    Papa Duck Formula Junior

    Jan 16, 2006
    Las Vegas, NV
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    156 on the Autobahn in an Audi A6 back in 1998 and 125 in Kansas in the 308.
  26. desmomini

    desmomini F1 Rookie
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    Nov 18, 2003
    Upstate SC
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    138 on the track.
  27. AnotherDunneDeal

    AnotherDunneDeal F1 Veteran

    Jun 2, 2003
    N.Richland Hills, Tx
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    James Dunne
    Hmmmm, had the McLaren F1 for three days to drive. What do you think??????????

    Look at my avatar. 0-168 in 8.9 seconds.......all the time.
    Too many other times to mention, including the time I had to tell my wife to slow down the 750iL after seeing she was over 145 mph...........
  28. barbazza

    barbazza Formula 3
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    Sep 10, 2006
    Orange County, CA
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    Nice. Does your wife have a sister?

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