• Bloodhound land speed record attempt disbanded

    3 days ago - By High Gear Media

    Bloodhound Programme Ltd, the company behind the Bloodhound SSC land speed record attempt, was disbanded Friday after it failed to secure new funds. The attempt had been on hold since October 15 when Bloodhound entered administration, a process similar to bankruptcy protection. To get off the ground, it needed to raise some $33 million...
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  • Bloodhound Land Speed Record Project Officially Comes To an End

    Bloodhound Land Speed Record Project Officially Comes To an End

    3 days ago - By Zero 2 Turbo

    We have been following this since the news broke back in 2007 and could not wait to be a part of it considering the 1000 mph record attempt would take place in South Africa but a new report from Autocar states that it has all been axed.
    The project entered administration in October citing a shortage of funds.
    At the time, team insiders say the project needed around £5 million to run the car at 500-600 mph under jet power on its already-prepared 18km track in South Africa, around £15m to achieve 800 mph and break the existing record, and around £25m to reach its ultimate goal of lifting the...
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