The fastest overall average speed for a grand prix race is 247.585 km/h (153.842 mph) by Michael Schumacher (Germany) in a Ferrari at Monza in the Italian Grand Prix on 14 September 2003.
Bassoonist Carmelo Crucitti (Italy) played “The flight of the Bumble- Bee” in 33.8 seconds in Cosenza, Calabria, Italy on 1 October 2003.
The most flamenco taps by a male in one minute are 814 and were achieved by Jose’ Miguel Fernandez Pintado (Spain) on the set of Lo Show dei Record in Rome, Italy, on 1 April 2010. The record was part of the Italian TV series “Lo Show dei Record”
The fastest garden shed is the “Gone to Speed”, which can travel to a speed of 94 km/h (58.41 MPH) built by Edd China and was presented on the set of Lo Show Dei Record, in Milan, Italy, on 1 April 2011.
The fastest time to blow-up a standard hot water bottle until it bursts is 6.52 sec and was achieved by Shaun Jones (UK) on the set of Lo Show Dei Record, in Milan, Italy, on 31 March 2011. A BS1970:2006 hot water bottle was used for the attempt.
The fastest marathon run in bare feet is 2 hr 15 min 16.2 sec by Abebe Bikila (Ethiopia) at the 1960 Olympic Games in Rome, Italy, on 10 September 1960.
The fastest marathon run while dribbling a basketball was 4 hr 28 min 11 sec by Marinella Satta (Italy) at the Giro D’Italia Run in Turin, Italy, on 28 February 2010. Satta finished 25th out of 38 competitors, the only one dribbling a basketball for the race. The race was sanctioned by FIDAL, the Italian Athletics Federation.
With his arms behind his back, Daniele Bottalico (Italy), aka Mago Ciccio, made a balloon poodle using a single 260Q modelling balloon in a time of 4.54 seconds in Cassano delle Murge, Bari, Italy, on 10 November 2007.
The fastest police car in service is the 2009 Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 which has a top speed of 370 km/h (230 mph) and a power output of 372 kW (500 bhp). Just 30 policemen and women will be permitted to drive the car after special training is undertaken.
The fastest time for 1,000 runners to run 1,000 m in relay is 86 hr 43 min 36 sec at Patronato “SS. Redentore”, in Este, Italy, from 16-19 June 2005 Started at 09.00 on the 16th and finished at 23.43:36 on the 19th