UK readers please note: the Black Rock Desert is on Pacific Daylight Time, 8 hours behind British Summer Time.
Subject to confirmation by the FIA, the ThrustSSC Team have set the first ever supersonic World Land Speed Record. 759.333/M=1.015 and 766.609mph/M=1.020 for the two runs through the measured mile. Details on the Web Site later.
ThrustSSC will make two further runs this morning. Accredited members of the media wishing to attend the Press Area opposite the measured mile during ThrustSSC's runs should present themselves at Access 2 at 0730hrs.
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.
...is still missing. If you see him, tell him we're trying for a supersonic record today and get back here fast. We'd also 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.
Linda Franck ("Big Bad Red") and Jack Franck ("Trackmaster") were out doing white lines. The conversation on
the radio went:
(Stressed tone) "Big Red. You're 60 feet off line!"
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