Bloodhound land speed racer blasts to 628mph

The British jet-powered car goes faster still during trials on a dried-out lakebed in South Africa.

By Jonathan Amos | Nov. 16, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: bloodhound-ssc south-africa

Bloodhound car goes faster still - to 562mph

After some frustrating technical glitches, the land speed racer is upping its pace again.

By Jonathan Amos | Nov. 15, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: bloodhound-ssc south-africa

Bloodhound car returns to the track for brake testing

The British supersonic vehicle trials its airbrake system after a weekend in the repair shop.

By Jonathan Amos | Nov. 13, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: bloodhound-ssc south-africa engineering

Bloodhound diary: Racing at over 500mph

Land speed record holder Andy Green finally gets to drive the Bloodhound car across the Kalahari.

By Andy Green | Nov. 11, 2019 | bbcnews
~10 mins   

Tags: bloodhound-ssc south-africa

Bloodhound land speed car will be back racing next week

Engineers think they understand why a heat sensor has been playing up on the superfast desert vehicle.

By Jonathan Amos | Nov. 9, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: bloodhound-ssc south-africa

Heat sensor frustrates Bloodhound land speed car

The British supercar cuts short its latest run because of temperature concerns but still clocks 481mph.

By Jonathan Amos | Nov. 8, 2019 | bbcnews
~6 mins   

Tags: bloodhound-ssc south-africa

Confidence high in Bloodhound land speed record team

The UK-led challenge to the land speed record clocks 501mph in the Kalahari Desert of South Africa.

By Jonathan Amos | Nov. 6, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: bloodhound-ssc south-africa

Bloodhound goes faster still at 491mph

The UK-led challenge to the land speed record ups its pace in high speed trials

By Jonathan Amos | Nov. 5, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: bloodhound-ssc south-africa

Bloodhound car ramps up its speed to 461mph

The arrow-shaped, jet-powered racer is now the third fastest British car of all time - unofficially.

By Jonathan Amos | Nov. 1, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: bloodhound-ssc south-africa

Bloodhound diary: South African trials get under way

The team behind the Bloodhound supersonic car is in Northern Cape to start running the vehicle.

By Andy Green | Oct. 16, 2019 | bbcnews
~12 mins   

Tags: bloodhound-ssc south-africa

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