UK readers please note: the Black Rock Desert is on Pacific Daylight Time, 8 hours behind British Summer Time.
Spirit of America have advised that they will not run again today.
Spirit of America has made its first run of the day. No speed is known as yet.
The ThrustSSC Team are on the Black Rock Desert, Nevada, USA, for the head-to-head race against the Spirit of America Team to set the first ever supersonic World Land Speed Record.
The very latest status of the car and team on the Black Rock Desert can be seen through the live pictures from our Microplex Web Cameras.
The current status of track preparations is:
... is still missing. Benjamin Bunny is very upset as he'd like to meet the famous Duck. (Thanks, Phil - that'll be 2 beers - Jeremy)
Please check our Runs Database for the very latest information on the progress of ThrustSSC - the database is always updated as soon as possible after the car runs - and always before any report is written and published.
(Please note: any details published on this Web Site about the status, speeds and plans of the Spirit of America Team are not official. Official details are available on the Spirit of America Team's Web Site at http://www.spiritofamerica.com
The Spirit of America Team are on the Black Rock Desert, Nevada, USA, for the head-to-head race against the ThrustSSC Team to set the first ever supersonic World Land Speed Record.
Eddie Elsom and Mike Hearn set off in a hire car - but didn't notice that they'd driven through a 'Fecher' fence and were trailing a length of rope and half-a-dozen Fecher track markers in use as fence posts. Not even when one of the markers overtook them...
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