What's The World's Smallest Race Car?

We all know what is (sorta) the world's smallest road car. What about racers?


There are lots of oddly-proportional race cars out there, and perhaps none are odder than the Mk. 1 Shadow Can Am car from 1970. It's basically a go kart with a Chevy big block and some considerable aero. Top speed was reportedly a ludicrous 190 miles an hour, which probably remains a top contender for The Most Horrifying Experience Ever Experienced By Mankind.

Can you find a race car that's even smaller than this diminutive Shadow?

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(Hat tip to Ghost Dog!)

Photo Credit: Brian Snelson


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