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Last Updated: Tuesday September 28 2010 08:15 GMT

Meet junior drag racing champ Paige

Top speeds of nearly 80mph, zero to 60 in under five seconds, 350cc methanol engine - welcome to drag racing!

Paige is only 12 years old but she's fully trained in racing a type of car called a dragster.

And she's really good at it - Paige has beaten drivers from all over Europe, some as old as 18, to be the junior European finals champion.

Hayley went along to meet Paige and find out about her love of speed.