Land Speed Record

The land speed record (or absolute land speed record) is the highest speed achieved by a person using a vehicle on land. There is no single body for validation and regulation; in practice the Category C ("Special Vehicles") flying start regulations are used, ...
Land Speed Record >> 1997 Land Speed Record Guinness World Records

Land Speed Record >> 1997 Land Speed Record Guinness World Records

The official land-speed record (measured over one mile) is 1,227.985 km/h (763.035 mi/h) (Mach 1.020), set by Andy Green (UK) on 15 October 1997 in the Black Rock Desert, Nevada, USA, in Thrust SSC.. Although Thrust SSC is the first car to break the sound barrier, it is alleged that Budweiser Rocket Car, driven by Stan Barrett (US), reached a speed of 1,190.377 km/h (739.666 mi/h) at Edwards ...
Land Speed Record >> Land Speed Record

Land Speed Record >> Land Speed Record

The North American Eagle project began as nothing more than an idea. That idea was to take a jet fighter, and turn it into the fastest racing machine in history. Together, Ed Shadle and Keith Zanghi founded a project with a goal to go supersonic, and break the World Land Speed Record of 763 MPH.
Land Speed Record >> Danny Thompson Aims For Land Speed Record

Land Speed Record >> Danny Thompson Aims For Land Speed Record

Land Speed Record. Fascinating facts on the history, heroes and cars of the land speed record…in numbers. View the complete timeline of speed records, or view pages for individual cars by following the links below.
Land Speed Record >> 50 Years In The Making A Restored Streamliner Claims The Land Speed

Land Speed Record >> 50 Years In The Making A Restored Streamliner Claims The Land Speed

A new rocket-powered car that aims to capture the land speed record by traveling at 1,000 m.p.h. made its debut appearance in London on Thursday. With looks like a something between a space ship ...
Land Speed Record >> Bloodhound Ssc Castrol Sets Its Sights On 22nd World Land Speed

Land Speed Record >> Bloodhound Ssc Castrol Sets Its Sights On 22nd World Land Speed

Opinion, analysis and news on land-speed-records, written by the sport's best writers since 1924.
Land Speed Record >> Triumph Motorcycle Land Speed Record Attempt Confirmed Cycle World

Land Speed Record >> Triumph Motorcycle Land Speed Record Attempt Confirmed Cycle World

Supercharged presenter, Nicki Shields travels to Utah's legendary Bonneville Salt Flats to witness automotive history.
Land Speed Record >> Supersonic Car Sets Sights On Land Speed Record Machine Design

Land Speed Record >> Supersonic Car Sets Sights On Land Speed Record Machine Design

The current land speed record for a steerable car is the 763.035 mph set in October 1997 by British Royal Air Force pilot Andy Green driving the jet-powered Thrust SSC.
Land Speed Record >> Fastest Land Speed Andy Green Obe Richard Noble Obe Guinness

Land Speed Record >> Fastest Land Speed Andy Green Obe Richard Noble Obe Guinness

Whilst not an insignificant amount, the £25m Bloodhound requires to break the land speed record is a fraction of the cost of, for example, finishing last in a F1 season or running an Americas Cup ...
Land Speed Record >> Meet The Fastest Cars In The World 20 Years After Thrust Ssc S Land

Land Speed Record >> Meet The Fastest Cars In The World 20 Years After Thrust Ssc S Land

The motorcycle land-speed record is the fastest speed achieved by a motorcycle on land. It is standardized as the speed over a course of fixed length, averaged over two runs in opposite directions. These are special or modified motorcycles, distinct from the fastest production motorcycles.
Land Speed Record >> Thrust 2 World Land Speed Record 30 Years On Autocar

Land Speed Record >> Thrust 2 World Land Speed Record 30 Years On Autocar