Watch A 36,000 HP Truck Drag Race An Aeroplane

The world's fastest truck will hit 300mph in just 11 seconds. It's also faster than a plane
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Meet Shockwave, a 36,000hp truck that holds the Guinness World Record as the fastest truck on the planet.

Powered by three enormous jet engines, Shockwave has a top speed of 376mph and will hit 300mph in just 11 seconds. During a one mile drag race, Shockwave nails through 400 gallons of jet fuel. To keep the truck on the ground, the three jets – arranged in pyramid formation – are tilted upwards at three degrees.

But enough of the details. Here it is in action!

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