The Bloodhound Project News & Events

Project News Jaguar To Debut Bloodhound F-TYPE Rapid Response Vehicle At Coventry MotoFest

Thursday, 21 May, 2015


Jaguar will unveil the F-TYPE R AWD BLOODHOUND Rapid Response Vehicle at Coventry MotoFest - one of the cars that will support the Bloodhound world land speed record attempt.

Picture of the week

Titanium floor

Monday, 18 May, 2015

Picture of the Week

BLOODHOUND Build Team and technicians from the Royal Air Force's 71 Squadron have completed assembly of the titanium floor, which will protect the underside of the carbon fibre nose section and cockpit

Education News

Model Rocket Car challenge – launched

Wednesday, 13 May, 2015


On May 12th, eighty pupils from Oakway Academy, Bedfordshire raced the 50 mph model rocket cars they had designed and built at the Santa Pod Raceway.

Education News


Thursday, 7 May, 2015


Inspired by BLOODHOUND, Joel Blomfield built his own go-kart to race down the hills of Sheffield. Joel and his dad kindly bought it along to the Technical Centre to show it to the Team.


Building BLOODHOUND in 90 seconds

Wednesday, 6 May, 2015

Bloodhound TV

Cisco BLOODHOUND TV takes you on a tour of the workshop to see the Build Team in action. Technicians from the Royal Air Force's 71 Squadron and the Army's Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers are working along side BLOODHOUND's motorsport and aerospace mechanics, assembling the most powerful land vehicle in history.

Project News


Monday, 4 May, 2015


Help us to finish the build of BLOODHOUND SSC by referring your friends to the tail fin campaign and your selfie could be travelling with Andy Green at 1000 mph.

Education News

A UK Ambassador visits South Africa

Monday, 4 May, 2015


By Christopher Lowther, BLOODHOUND Ambassador

I write this from a farm near Paarl, Western Cape, South Africa, while enjoying yet another magnificent sunset over the Paarl valley from the stoop and reflect on all that I have seen and done in my short stay here…

Sponsor News

Bott assists in Manufacture of Components for Bloodhound SSC

Tuesday, 28 April, 2015


At Bott, we enjoy the prospect of a new engineering challenge, which is why when Chris Dee from Bloodhound’s assembly team mentioned they were having difficulties shaping stringers for the front floor pan of their supersonic car, we were only too happy to offer assistance and advice.

Project News

Getting BLOODHOUND SSC built on time

Tuesday, 14 April, 2015


As 2015 is the year that the BLOODHOUND project will take our supersonic car to South Africa to attempt to beat the world land speed record, this year we plan to publish regular updates charting the car’s progress towards testing in Newquay in August and then on to South Africa in September.

Education News

How to build a jet engine from junk

Monday, 6 April, 2015


How BLOODHOUND Ambassadors from Rolls-Royce inspire primary school children

By Grant Gibson, materials technologist at Rolls-Royce and BLOODHOUND Ambassador