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The World’s Strongest Brakes Stop The 1,000MPH Bloodhound SSC [Video]
During a half-speed test, a set of carbon rotors from a jet fighter shattered under the stress.
Video: Bloodhound Driver’s Suit Survives Flamethrower Bombardment, Withstanding 1,800 Degrees
As the Thrust SuperSonic Car team constructs the 1,000 MPH Bloodhound rocket car, separate teams are working on a protective … Continued
At Last, Construction Begins This Week On the 1,000 MPH Bloodhound Rocket-Car
Remember the ludicrously fast rocket-powered Bloodhound car? Years in the making, its creators are hoping not just to beat the … Continued
The Race to 1,000 MPH
Britain’s Richard Noble, the reigning king of land speed, is building a rocket on wheels to shatter his own record. The only problem: A ragtag American team might beat him...
World’s Fastest Kettle Breaks Oldest Land Speed Record
A British steam car overcomes vapor lock to beat a 1906 record
Sailing On the Ground, at 126 MPH
Greenbird smashes a decade-old speed record for wind-powered craft
Low-Emissions Mayhem: Jesse James Breaks Hydrogen Speed Record
The car TV star surpasses BMW to set a new hydrogen-car speed record in a vintage streamliner with a funny name.
Zero to 1,000 in 40 Seconds
More than a decade after the Thrust SSC project exceeded Mach 1 on land, Richard Noble and company plan to go really fast
Looking For a Few Good, But Young, Men
To break the world land speed record, you need a marketable driver
Aviation Adventurer Steve Fossett Reported Missing
Fosssett was reportedly piloting a single-engine aircraft