950 HP Nissan GT-R Drag Races Yamaha R1 in Russia with Crushing Results

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Drag races between supercar drivers and superbike rides usually have a predictable outcome, with the power-to-weight ration of the two-wheeled machines bringing victory the easy way. Of course, the aftermarket side of the industry is glad to help those behind the wheel keep up with helmet wielders. And we can now zoom in on a recent example of the sort, which involves a Nissan GT-R and a Yamaha R1.
The sprinting brawl we have here took place in Russia and, fortunately, we're not looking at a traffic battle. Instead, the two velocity toys enjoyed a closed stretch of road, so their hooners could focus on the task at hand.

For instance, the rider didn't exactly have an easy time getting the R1 off the line, especially since he was under pressure - keep in mind that the GT-R comes with an explosive launch, while the massaged nature of this example makes things even spicier.

We're not aware of the exact mods fitted to the Japanese supercar, but we can tell you the twin-turbo V6 motor has been pushed all the way to 950 horses.

Since the driver and the rider were eager to reach a relevant conclusion, the two raced on two occasions, as you'll be able to notice in the piece of footage at the bottom of the page.

Now, if this drag race got you into the mood for even more supercar vs. superbike battling, we'll remind you of a fight that pitted the McLaren 720S against the Kawasaki Kawasaki Ninja H2.

P.S.: If you're willing to skip past the YouTube chat and head straight to the racing action, you should know this awaits you at the 8:00 and the 9:35 points of the clip. As for the rest of the video, this gives us a taste of Goodwood through the lens of the Russian YouTube channel behind the stunt.

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