
It's about onefifth as fast as a Porsche 911
In other words, 1,100 yards per minute is 0.1830 times the speed of a Porsche 911, and the speed of a Porsche 911 is 5.460 times that amount.
(for Porsche 911 Type 997 GT2, 2007 model)The Porsche 911 GT2 has a top speed of 6,000 yards per minute. It takes just 7.4 seconds for the GT2 to accelerate to 2,930 yards per minute.
It's about onefifth as fast as The CRH (train)
In other words, 1,100 yards per minute is 0.170 times the speed of The CRH (train), and the speed of The CRH (train) is 5.90 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Hexie Hao, 和谐号, a.k.a. 和諧號, a.k.a. Héxié Hào, a.k.a. "Harmony")The CRH3 train which runs on China's BeijingTianjin Intercity Railway are capable of speeds up to 6,400 yards per minute. Theses train can make the 120 km (74 mi) journey from Beijing to Tianjin in about 30 minutes.
It's about six times as fast as a Crocodile
In other words, 1,100 yards per minute is 6.20 times the speed of a Crocodile, and the speed of a Crocodile is 0.160 times that amount.
(American Crocodile, Crocodylus acutus) (swimming speed)An American crocodile can reach speeds in the water of up to 180 yards per minute. On land, larger crocodiles can "gallop" when fleeing danger at speeds of up to 360 yards per minute.
It's about onefifth as fast as a Peregrine Falcon
In other words, 1,100 yards per minute is 0.1550 times the speed of a Peregrine Falcon, and the speed of a Peregrine Falcon is 6.450 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Peregrine, a.k.a. Duck Hawk, Falco peregrinus)The Peregrine Falcon can reach speeds of up to 7,090 yards per minute when diving. Falcons are sometimes sent to scare smaller birds away from airports to improve air traffic safety and were used in World War II to intercept carrier pigeons used by enemy forces.
It's about eightandahalf times as fast as Michael Phelps
In other words, 1,100 yards per minute is 8.63010 times the speed of Michael Phelps, and the speed of Michael Phelps is 0.115870 times that amount.
(at the Beijing Olympics, 2008; 200 m freestyle) (a.k.a. Michael Fred Phelps) (swimmer; 1985)Setting a world record, Michael Phelps swam the 200 m freestyle in 1:42.96 for an average speed of 127.460 yards per minute. Phelps would go on to win nine gold medals individually in the 2008 Olympics  more than all but eight of the competing nations.
It's about thirteen times as fast as Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan)
In other words, the speed of Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan) is 0.077 times 1,100 yards per minute.
(Manhattan; average speed; 8,978 personsample)A 2006 Study by the New York City Department of City Planning found that pedestrians in that city walk at an average rate of 85 yards per minute. Pedestrians wearing headphones, the study went on to find, walk at a slightly faster 93 yards per minute
It's about onetwentieth as fast as The Speed of Sound
In other words, 1,100 yards per minute is 0.0489 times the speed of The Speed of Sound, and the speed of The Speed of Sound is 20.40 times that amount.
(in dry air at 20°C)The speed of sound in dry air at 20°C (68°F) is 22,500 yards per minute. Air is a relatively poor acoustic conductor, however, as sound will travel at speeds of between 98,200 yards per minute to 102,000 yards per minute in water, depending on its salinity. 
