As part of an upcoming episode from the third season of the hit TV show Timber Kings, HGTV Canada recently set a new world record for the Fastest motorised log, creating a super-fast vehicle built from a single section of Western Red Cedar. 
The show usually sees logging experts build incredible cabins for million dollar clients, but for a forthcoming episode the team turned their attention to something altogether more fast paced.
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The car was created from a single log from British Columbia, Canada, with the build taking over 3,000 man hours.
Once construction was completed, an attempt at the record took place at the Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona, USA, on 20 January 2016. 
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The final speed on the first ever run of the motorized log, was 76.625 kph (47.64 mph) - smashing the required benchmark of 50 kph to set a new Guinness World Records title - an impressive feat when taking into account the 2,000 pound weight of the car. 
The vehicle, dubbed “The Cedar Rocket” by its creators, was built with volunteer time and consists of metal frames and axels, an electric motor, and two turbines.
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The car was driven during its record-breaking run by star of the Timber Kings show Bryan Reid Sr, the founder and owner of Pioneer Log Homes of BC, who following the attempt declared that breaking the record was "one of the top ten achievements" of his life. 
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The motorized log will be auctioned later in 2016 with all proceeds going to veterans charities.