The Porsche GT2 RS has 6 cylinders and 620 horsepower, the Ducati 1199 has only 2 cylinders and 192 horsepower. Which of these two high performance machines is faster? Chris Harris from Drive (Web series), a Porsche 911 expert, brought motorcyclist Ben Cope from Visordown.com to Santa Pod Raceway in England for a drag race – Porsche 911 GT2 RS against a Ducati 1199 Panigale.
The actual race lasts 11 seconds. Watch the video below from the 9th minute if you are impatient, but the full version offers a lot of interesting info about the machines and comments about the race. “This goes down on record and if I don’t get it right, I’ll have a lot of annoyed bikers on forums, slaughtering me for being hopeless,” Ben Cope says just before they start.