UK readers please note: the Black Rock Desert is on Pacific Daylight Time, 8 hours behind British Summer Time.
Neither ThrustSSC nor SoA will run today due to the high winds..
High winds are raising dust storms - neither team has run as yet.
Both ThrustSSC and Spirit of America are planning to run again today, weather permitting. Spirit of America has the first slot, with ThrustSSC taking the second. Accredited members of the media wishing to access to the Press Area opposite the measured mile for ThrustSSC's runs should present themselves at Access 2 at 1000hrs.
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:
We despair. He has responded to no calls to return home. If you see him, we'd appreciate it if you'd let us know where it was.
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.
It was one of those strange conversations that seems to make sense, but doesn't - in this case revolving around the effects of going supersonic. One of our older team members pointed out to Andy: "That means you'll get out of the car slightly younger." To which he got the reply: "You'll be wanting a drive then?"
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