An Australian IT tycoon designing racecars as fast as Formula 1 cars for mega-rich "Gentlemen drivers" is test-driving his 300km/h prototypes himself.
Multi-millionaire David Dicker has spent the past four years developing the world's fastest hypercar on a purpose-built circuit in a quiet corner of rural New Zealand.
The Rodin FZero supercar, a remarkable mega-millionaire boy's toy which could sell for more than $1.2 million, is nearing completion.
And 66-year-old Dicker, despite two recent high-speed crashes, has vowed to strap himself in for its maiden test runs.
"If you have someone like me driving it, then the other guys think