Rocket Car Will Hit 1000mph in 40 Seconds, Empty Bowels in About 5

Britain's Minister of Science Lord Drayson is announcing today the commencement of the Bloodhound rocket car project, which will propel current land speed record-holder and RAF Pilot Andy Green to speeds of over 1000mph. This is another step in the sporadically intense » 10/23/08 8:50am 10/23/08 8:50am fight for the fastest car in the world, but the…

800 Mph Jet Car Needs Just One Thing More: A Pilot

Think you've got what it takes to out-do Wing Commander Andy Green and the 763 mph land speed World-record set by Thrust SSC? Well, the team at North American Eagle may have a spot behind the controls for you: they've launched an open contest for the driver of their vehicle. The crazy red car looks a shade like an… » 4/18/08 8:25am 4/18/08 8:25am