#Thrust SSC

Bloodhound Seeks New Driver and Sustainable Rocket Fuel in Bid to Break 800mph Land Speed Record

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The ambitious Bloodhound land speed racing project is gearing up for a renewed bid to break the 800mph barrier and set a new world land speed record. Bloodhound first burst onto the scene in 2008, intending to break the 763mph record. After hitting financial and logistical hurdles, the...

Engineering Anniversaries – Thrust SSC and the World Land Speed Record

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Today, 15th October 2021, marks the 20th anniversary of the British-designed Thrust SSC team setting the landspeed record of 763.035mph. Watch the Thrust SSC world record attempt The British jet car - developed by Richard Noble, Glynne Bowsher, Ron Ayers, and Jeremy Bliss - is not only the land...