Series of wacky records smashed including world’s fastest shopping trolley and motorised garden shed

The off-the-wall attempts saw a two ton garden shed reach speeds of more than 88mph and a jet powered shopping trolley set an unofficial world record of 61.18mph.

The speed event took place at Elvington Airfield, near York, over the weekend and participants had to complete a run in both direction over a kilometre or a quarter mile.

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