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Supercars, fighter jet, F1 car and race bikes and go head-to-head in ultimate test of speed – but which wins?

Some of the world’s best supercars, a superbike, private jet, fighter plane and Formula 1 car have gone head-to-head in an insane test of speed.

The race saw the super vehicles take to a 400-metre runway in an incredible test of speed.

Five drivers raced alongside two pilots at Istanbul’s new international airport.

The vehicles included a Kawasaki H2R motorcycle, Tesla P100DL, Aston Martin New Vantage and Lotus Evora GT 430 – all trying to answer the question which is fastest.

There was a nail-biting finish between the Red Bull Formula 1 car and the superbike.

The ultimate race during the Teknofest festival at Istanbul’s new airport in Istanbul

Kenan Sofuoglu, from Turkey, took the title in his Kawasaki H2R motorcycle in a nail-biting finish

The acceleration race allowed jets to compete against race cars and the most powerful motorbike at three parallel runways

The race saw the super vehicles take to a 400-metre runway

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In the end, Supersport World Champion Kenan Sofuoglu, from Turkey, took the title in his Kawasaki H2R motorcycle, leaving British F1 driver Jake Dennis in second place.

Kenan covered a quarter mile in 9.254 seconds.

The top-of-the-range bike has a top speed of 250 mph, a 998 cc engine and is actually the cheapest out of the lot at £42,000.

In third place was Solo Turk’s F-16 jet, despite it boasting a 1,500 mph top speed and costing a cool £11 million, , Mail Online reports

Kenan Sofuoglu of Turkey competing against Red Bull Racing Formula 1 pilot Patrick Friesacher of Austria battling it out for first place

Kenan Sofuoglu of Turkey won the Ultimate Race over a quarter mile in 9.254 seconds on his Kawasaki HR2 Ninja

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The Tesla P100DL, with a 155mph top speed and driven by Emma Kimilainen, came fourth. That particular model would set you back between £85,000 and £110,000.

In fifth was the £120,900 Aston Martin and sixth the £112,500 Lotus Evora GT 430. Both cars can reach in the range of 195 mph.

Last was the £20.5 million Challenger 605 plane. Its top speed is 541 mph.

The race took place as part of the aviation, space and technology festival held at the airport ahead of its official opening in October

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