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Project News Investment sought to break land speed world record

Monday, 15 October, 2018

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Bloodhound Programme Ltd has appointed Andrew Sheridan and Geoff Rowley, partners at specialist business advisory firm FRP Advisory LLP, as joint administrators.

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BLOODHOUND to make first public runs

Thursday, 26 October, 2017

News

The world’s most advanced straight-line racing car, BLOODHOUND SSC, will today make its first public runs at Cornwall Airport Newquay, aiming to hit a peak speed of 200mph. The tests, which are taking place 20 years after driver Wing Commander Andy Green set the current World Land Speed Record of 763.035mph, will be streamed live around the world.

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BLOODHOUND Sponsorship update

Thursday, 26 October, 2017

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The BLOODHOUND Project is delighted to announce a new partnership with leading international fashion brand Belstaff. It is a significant ‘first’ for the Project and presents an exciting opportunity to share our story with new audiences. This follows announcements by Cooper Tires, leading UK engineering enterprise Renishaw Plc and global IT firm Oracle

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Watch BLOODHOUND SSC first runs live

Wednesday, 25 October, 2017

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The first runs of BLOODHOUND SSC tomorrow at Cornwall Airport Newquay are to be streamed live online. Viewers around the world can watch BLOODHOUND SSC make the 200mph runs as they happen, as well as other footage from the VIP Day event

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BLOODHOUND endorsed by Prime Minister May

Wednesday, 25 October, 2017

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The BLOODHOUND Project has been endorsed by Prime Minister Theresa May in Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons today.

Press release

Belstaff announces BLOODHOUND partnership

Thursday, 26 October, 2017

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Belstaff, the modern British heritage brand, today announces the partnership with the BLOODHOUND Project in celebration of BLOODHOUND SSC making its first public debut at 200mph at Cornwall Airport Newquay.

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Cisco BHTV: A tour of the Hardened Air Shelter

Tuesday, 17 October, 2017

Bloodhound TV

The BLOODHOUND Team have set up a temporary workshop inside a Hardened Air Shelter (HAS) on the edge of Cornwall Airport Newquay. Stuart Edmondson, head of engineering operations gives a whistle stop tour and explains how the team are developing the car.

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Newquay run reports published

Monday, 16 October, 2017

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Every time BLOODHOUND SSC runs at Cornwall Airport Newquay, driver Andy Green produces a ‘run report’ summarising what was planned, what the Car actually did, and key learning points to improve the Car.

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Anatomy of the car: The Jet Nozzle

Monday, 16 October, 2017

Bloodhound TV

The EJ200 Typhoon jet engine's nozzle is key to getting reheat (aka afterburners). The titanium petals open and close to manage the airflow, generating the trust to reach supersonic speeds.

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Thrust SSC - 20th anniversary

Sunday, 15 October, 2017

Bloodhound TV

Today, 15th October 2017, marks the 20th anniversary of the Thrust SSC team setting the World Land Speed Record of 763.035mph - making it the first and only car to reach speeds faster than the speed of the sound.

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