Nic Case’s Schumacher Mi3 is now the world’s fastest RC car, hitting a blistering 161.7mph during a recent test run. He “spent six months and over $4,000 building the Schumacher Mi3; it has a carbon fiber chassis, an 11hp motor and a 12-cell battery pack.” Video after the break. Click here for the first picture in gallery.

Wow. I wonder if the guy driving it can actually steer that thing it or even see it. I wouldn’t be surprised if the remote only had two buttons, one to stop and one to go.

[via TechnabobBigSquidRC]