The Bloodhound Project News & Events

Ed Shadle

Friday, 7 September, 2018


It is with great sadness we learn that Ed Shadle has passed away. He was a great competitor and the driver/owner and inspiration behind the North American Eagle Land Speed Record team.

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Jet engine installed

Friday, 15 September, 2017

Picture of the Week

The Rolls-Royce EJ200 Jet engine was fixed in place in the upper chassis in preparation for running in Newquay next month

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Seat belt fitting

Thursday, 14 September, 2017

Picture of the Week

Andy Green looks on as the seat belts are fitted into the cockpit, then tries them for size.


Three weeks to #Newquay2017 trials

Wednesday, 13 September, 2017

Bloodhound TV

The clock is counting down to the #Newquay2017 trials. Frantz gives the latest build update.

Sponsor News

BLOODHOUND land speed record project inspires global uptake of STEM subjects and races towards 1000mph with Oracle as new Cloud partner

Tuesday, 25 July, 2017

Press Release

Data will be broadcast into classrooms worldwide to help teachers bring STEM subjects to life.
Real-time sensor data will help BLOODHOUND engineers continually optimise the Car's performance


Anatomy of the Car: Electronics

Monday, 24 July, 2017

Bloodhound TV

The electronic systems are are the lifeblood of the car. In a state-of-the-art racing car with three engines, three braking systems and over 500 sensors, the electrical systems are key. Systems Technician Milton explains the wiring loom in the cockpit.


Engineering News

Car news – July 2017

Tuesday, 11 July, 2017


As the Team prepares BLOODHOUND SSC for the runs at Newquay in October, it’s all go at the Technical Centre (BTC). Parts continue to arrive from suppliers and before long we should have all bespoke BLOODHOUND-designed parts necessary to build the Newquay-specific car configuration.

Education News

Inspired by BLOODHOUND – and now inspiring others

Wednesday, 5 July, 2017


Jess Herbert was inspired by the BLOODHOUND Project to become an engineer and at the end of 2016 she was named runner-up in the 2016 EEF Future Manufacturing Awards in the South-West, following the successful completion of her apprenticeship at Rolls-Royce. She’s also one of our valuable team of BLOODHOUND Ambassadors. This is her story.


[Kids film] Fun science with Rob: Speed

Monday, 3 July, 2017

Bloodhound TV

What does 1,000mph look like? Our chief inspirer, Rob, demonstrates with the help of an air gun.

Education News


Friday, 23 June, 2017


This is WHY we're building a 1,000mph car. This is the BLOODHOUND effect in action.
Good luck to Team Awesome in the Race For The Line rocket car national finals!