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Land Speed Record Vehicles, Part One: The Pioneers

“QUANTUM SHOT” #785 Link – article by Simon Rose and Avi Abrams The Thrilling Story Of The Land Speed Record and The Fastest Men On Earth  Today we have a look at just a few of the amazing vehicles that have broken or attempted to break land speed records, since [...]

How Fast Can You Go on a… Lawnmower?

When you think land-speed records, you usually think Lamborghini or Ferrari. You think Bonneville Salt Flats and Frank Lockhart and rocket-powered super cars that go 500 mph, or even 763 mph, as Andy Green did in 1997. What you don’t think of, however, is a man named Bob Cleveland, who holds the land speed record on [...]