Watch F1 car take on a rubgy scrum


Well, not unless you're enlisting some rather brawny rugby players for the challenge, in this case being the mighty forwards of Bath Rugby in the UK. With 900kg scrum of top-class rugby playing power to contend with, Red Bull enlisted Daniel Ricciardo to extract the full force of the RB8 race car at the right moment.

Later Ricciardo exclaimed: "Seeing the rugby players take their positions behind the scrum machine right in front of me was somewhat… strange. But my competitiveness kicked in, the Honey Badger took over, and I was determined to beat them!"

But did he? Watch his attempt:

Source: Red Bull Content Pool

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