Bloodhound Land Speed Record car clocks 790km/h in desert run

Bloodhound Land Speed Record car clocks 790km/h in desert run

The Bloodhound Land Speed Record car celebrated a milestone recently, and Mike caught up with the project's official photographer to find out about it. 

Bloodhound /  Charlie Sperring
Bloodhound / Charlie Sperring

If you're a lover of things that go at high speeds, you're going to love this particular piece of content about the Bloodhouse Land Speed Record car.

According to reports, Bloodhound LSR, formerly Bloodhound SSC, is a British land vehicle intended to travel at supersonic speeds. Its goal is to match or exceed 1,000 miles per hour (1,609 km/h), achieving a new world land speed record. The pencil-shaped car, powered by a jet engine and a rocket engine, is designed to reach 1,050 miles per hour (1,690 km/h).

The Bloodhound Project was started back in 2008 with aims to break land record speeds. 

The team recently reached a record speed of 500mph (about 790km/h) in it's sixth run in the desert. The current record is held by Andy Green.

Watch the build-up and the moment below:

Following the milestone, Mike caught up with photographer Charlie Sperring, who was fortunate to capture and witness the moment. 

Listen to a snippet of their conversation in the podcast below: 

To hear the full conversation, tune in to Mike Vee's show on Friday and Saturday, 10pm till midnight this weekend. 

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