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Formula One car takes on Bath rugby scrum in the ultimate test of strength

Motor capable of hitting more than 200mph battled pack of muscle weighing 831kg

DANIEL RICCIARDO burns rubber behind the wheel of his state of the art Formula One car while eight Bath rugby players plough into it in the ultimate test of strength.

The three-time race winner put the 2012 World Championship-winning RB8 motor to the test against a scrum machine backed by the Premiership side's first-choice pack.

And they managed to push back the V8 engine beast, capable of hitting over 200mph.

Ricciardo rocks up in the car at Bath's Farleigh House training facility