When hitting speeds of 200mph is as easy as breathing on the accelerator pedal, the last thing you want is your Formula One ride to freak out due to a mechanical error. You're talking millions upon millions of pounds worth of investment at stake were a crash to occur, not to mention the lives of some of the most talented drivers on the planet.
Showing just how important they consider the structural integrity of their insanely-fast car line-up, Red Bull's F1 team describe the lengths they go to in order to make sure each vehicle is in tip-top condition before each race. This isn't just a matter of tightening screws -- to compete with the best, each car undergoes vigourous X-ray and ultrasound testing before hitting the track. [Jalopnik]