Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Worlds fastest car: 763.035 mph in 1997

File:ThrustSSC.jpgThrustSSC, driven by Royal Air Force pilot Andy Green, holds the land speed record: 763.035 mph.

Thrust SuperSonic Car in the Black Rock Desert, USA, crossing the measured mile in 1997 with Andy Green at the controls. With a top speed of 763mph Green became the fastest man on the planet - and the first to break the sound barrier on land. He now hopes to smash this record with the 1,000mph Bloodhound SSC ...

The design team palns to test the car on a runway in Britain by the end of 2011 or beginning of 2012. - telegraph

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