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Robot makes speed record


March 6th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) A four-legged robot known as the Cheetah has set a new land speed record for legged robots by running at 29 kmph on a treadmill in ... Read more...

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Soon, rocket powered Brit car to be tested for 1,000mph speed


March 7th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 7 (ANI): The UK is soon to if a rocket powered British car can clock speeds of over 1,000mph.Producing 27,000lb of thrust, the hybrid Falcon motor will be the ... Read more...

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Construction on Bloodhound ’supercar’ to begin this week


February 8th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 8 (ANI): British engineers will this week begin construction on what they hope will be the world's fastest car.Called Bloodhound, it's designed to reach a record-breaking 1,000mph.The British car will ... Read more...

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World’s first 1,000mph car project ‘on track’


November 22nd, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): The British project to develop the world's first 1,000mph car is on track.The construction will start on the rear of the Bloodhound vehicle in January, with an attempt ... Read more...

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Brit man aims setting land speed record on 100% wooden bicycle!


September 18th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 18 (ANI): Norfolk resident, Michael Thompson, who is designing and building a bicycle made entirely from wood, is hoping that it sets a land speed record.It would be the first ... Read more...

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Buckeye Bullet sets new electric car speed record


August 26th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): A team of Ohio State University students has hopes of earning a land speed record for an electric car that clocked at speeds averaging about 307 mph over ... Read more...

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Scottish team seeks to create land speed record in Utah


August 16th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 16 (ANI): A Scottish team has expressed its determination to beat the world one-litre land speed record, when it competes in the Salt Flats of Utah at the Bonneville Speed ... Read more...

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Blind man from UK to drive car at 200 mph


August 1st, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 01 (ANI): In a daring act, a blind man will attempt to drive a car at a speed of 200mph.British driver Mike Newman will try to drive a car at ... Read more...

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British lawnmower cut through world land speed record


May 23rd, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 23 (ANI): A British lawnmower has vroomed past the world land speed record with a top speed of more than 86mph.Rider Don Wales entered the record books on his petrol ... Read more...

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The 100mph lawnmower that aims to smash world speed record next month


April 28th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 28(ANI): Don Wales is confident of smashing the lawnmower land speed record next month with his petrol-driven beast.Codenamed Project Runningblade, Don's test runs have seen him reach more than ... Read more...

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Australian racer aiming to build world’s fastest car


December 2nd, 2009 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, December 2 (ANI): An Australian racer is all set to try to break the world land speed record by building the fastest car ever.According to the Sydney Morning Herald, the racer ... Read more...

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World’s fastest lawnmower challenge launched


December 1st, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 1 (ANI): An attempt to break the world land speed record for a lawnmower has been launched.Don Wales, the nephew of multiple world speed record holder Donald Campbell, will be ... Read more...

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British team aims to break own land speed record by going beyond 1,000 mph


November 24th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 24 (ANI): Reports indicate that the UK team aiming to smash its own land speed record by driving a car beyond 1,000 mph (1,610km/h) has settled on a final design ... Read more...

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Brit car smashes century-old speed record by clocking 225 kms per hour


August 26th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 26 (ANI): A British-built car has broken the land speed record for steam-powered cars for the first time in more than 100 years, after it achieved an average speed of ... Read more...

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British steam supercar aims to break world land speed record


August 19th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 19 (ANI): A British-built steam supercar is to challenge a century-old world land speed record for steam-powered vehicles.The longest officially-recognised land speed record is of 127mph reached by American Fred ... Read more...

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Triple-engined supersonic car may break land speed record in 2011


July 2nd, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): Researchers are developing a triple-engined supersonic car that will attempt to break the land speed record in 2011.According to a report in New Scientist, the car is being ... Read more...

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British team all set to attempt new world steam-powered land speed record


April 13th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 13 (ANI): The British Steam Car Challenge team is all set to attempt a new world steam-powered land speed record, following successful tests last week.According to a report in New ... Read more...

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British engineer smashes world land speed record for wind-powered vehicles


March 28th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 28 (ANI): Richard Jenkins, a British engineer, has smashed the world land speed record for wind powered vehicles, by clocking 126.1 mph (miles per hour) in the Ecotricity Greenbird.According to ... Read more...

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British team building car to run at 1,600 km an hour


October 23rd, 2008 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 23 (IANS) A team of British engineers plans to build a car that will run at the speed of 1,600 km an hour, outracing a handgun bullet. The ambitious ... Read more...

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Worlds first 1,000mph car would be faster than a bullet


October 23rd, 2008 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): British engineers have unveiled plans for the worlds first 1,000mph car, a vehicle designed not to break the world land speed record, but to shatter it.According to ... Read more...

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British team plan a 1,000 mph car


October 23rd, 2008 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 23 (IANS) A British team is designing a car to break the 1,000 miles per hour speed barrier.The current world record is 763 mph, set by Andy Green, a Royal ... Read more...

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Steve Fossetts death was instant, say officials


October 4th, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 4 (ANI): American air-adventurer Steve Fossett had died instantly following his hard-impact plane crash, police officials have revealed.The 63-year-old millionaire, who mysteriously disappeared after taking off from his private ... Read more...

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Brit duo blame global warming for failure to break wind-powered vehicle land-speed record


September 12th, 2008 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 12 (ANI): An attempt to break the world land-speed record for a wind-powered vehicle has failed due to bad weather conditions, which the Brit duo attribute to global warming. ... Read more...

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Britons preparing to break 116mph wind-powered land-speed record


August 21st, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 21 (ANI): Two British men are gearing up to try to beat the world land-speed record of 116mph for a wind-powered vehicle. Eco-entrepreneur Dale Vince and engineer Richard Jenkins, ... Read more...

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Steve Fossett’’s widow denies he faked death


July 29th, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29 (ANI): A lawyer for aviation adventurer Steve Fossetts widow has denied claims that the millionaire may have faked his own death.Fossett went missing last September after taking off ... Read more...

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Steve Fossett ”may have faked his own death”


July 28th, 2008 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 28 (ANI): Round the world flying adventurer Steve Fossett may have faked his own death due to personal problems or fears about his business dealings, according to investigators. Fossett, the ... Read more...

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Steam car Inspiration to attempt land speed record


July 3rd, 2008 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 3 (ANI): A UK team hopes that its 7.6 metre-long car Inspiration will emerge as the fastest ever steam-powered land vehicle by beating the 205.5 kilometres per hour record, ... Read more...

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Brit woman to drive at 800mph in jet-powered car


February 10th, 2008 - 11:50 am ICT by admin
London, Feb 10 (ANI): A British woman is looking forward to smash the land speed record and enter record books by driving at 800mph in a jet-powered car.Powerboat champion Sarah Donohue, 35, ... Read more...

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Virgin boss Branson has ‘given up hope’ of finding Steve Fossett


November 14th, 2007 - 2:19 am ICT by admin
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