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The land speed record

to the sound barrier and beyond

by Peter J. R. Holthusen

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Published by Haynes, Haynes Publications in Sparkford, Nr. Yeovil, Somerset, England, Newbury Park, Calif., USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Automobiles, Racing -- Speed records -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter J.R. Holthusen.
    SeriesA Foulis motoring book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1030 .H65 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination223 p., [32] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2748406M
    ISBN 100854294996
    LC Control Number86081747

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The land speed record by Peter J. R. Holthusen Download PDF EPUB FB2

The official land-speed record (measured over one mile) is 1, km/h ( mi/h) (Mach ), set by Andy Green (UK) on 15 October in the Black Rock Desert, Nevada, USA, in Thrust SSC. Although Thrust SSC is the first car to break the sound barrier, it is alleged that Budweiser Rocket Car, driven by Stan Barrett (US), reached a speed of 1, km/h ( mi/h) at Edwards Air Force.

This book is a collection of news and magazine The land speed record book from when the likes of Campbell, Seacrest, Arfons, Breedlove, and others were breaking the important land speed record.

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64 rows  A complete timeline of world Land Speed Records running back from Andy Green's current. Bob and Bill Summers along with crew chief James Crosby are the American hot rodders who recaptured the land speed record in and held it for 45 years.

This is the full story of their epic achievement and how the car was later resurrected from ruin to assure their well deserved place in land speed. 47 rows  The land speed record (or absolute land speed record) is the highest speed achieved by.

Now her speed on that day could be immortalized in the Guinness world-record books. Her average speed of mph, if accepted, beats the previous record by mph. The current holder of the Outright World Land Speed Record is ThrustSSC, a twin turbofan jet-powered car which achieved mph - km/h - over one mile in October This was the first supersonic record as it broke the sound barrier at Mach   This is an outstanding book about an amazing era in motor sports.

During the s, a few American back-yard mechanics and hotrodders dominated what had been the preserve of British sportsman, the Land Speed Record. The book chronicles that time, focusing on the duel between Craig Breedlove and Art Arfons/5(87). Bonneville Land Speed Records These are the certified car and motorcycle records as of Speed Week and will be reflected in the Southern California Timing Association rule book.

A beautiful collectors art book telling the history of the Land Speed Record and in particular records achieved by British drivers with internal combustion engine powered, wheel driven cars.

For the book, Historic Car Art has brought together 28 new and unseen artworks by eleven leading motorsport artists to celebrate the visual impact of these. Land Speed Record Goldenrod Book Americas Speed King Bonneville Summers Brothers The Land - $ The Land Speed Record New Brooklands Books In Wrapper Scott Nelles - $ Scott Nelles Land Speed Racer Performance Land - $ Bonneville Records are set on a long and short course system.

Long course system, vehicles over mph, is a 5 mile track (2 miles to get up to speed, then three one mile timed segments). Short Course system, vehicles under mph, is a 3 mile track (2 miles to get up to speed, then one timed mile).

The World’s Land Speed Record by Bill Boddy; Motor Racing Scrapbook Number 4. $ $ shipping. An average speed across both runs of mph (1, km/h) – and an emphatic new world land-speed record. The two huge booms that rang out over the site during Andy’s outward and return run sent his crew into spontaneous cheers – though because he was actually inside the vehicle that caused those sonic booms, he couldn’t hear Author: Rob Dimery.

Land Speed Record: From to + mph A complete history of the record breaking cars from to + mph. Set against the stories of men whose courage and determination inspired them to persevere against all odds in knocking off those vital seconds, each chapter takes the reader a step further in the battle of supremacy in speed, fro.

The World Land Speed Record is regulated by the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile, or FIA for short. The task of setting a record seems simple, as you just have to go faster than anyone else, ever. However, deciding what constitutes a ‘vehicle’, how you measure the speed, and so on, has caused some controversy in the past.

In the world of motorsports, the one record that has proven the toughest to break is the motorcycle land speed record. Don Vesco rode a streamlined motorcycle to a record-breaking speed of miles per hour at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Some records are made to be broken/5.

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About Landspeed Media & The Goldenrod Book America's Iconic Land Speed Record Holder In John Baechtel, Mike Cook and a dedicated team of volunteers restored the Summers Brothers Goldenrod to its former glory and a secure position in the Motorsports display at The Henry Ford (museum) in Dearborn, Michigan.

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