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The BLOODHOUND Project is a global Engineering Adventure, using a 1000 mph World Land Speed Record attempt to inspire the next generation about science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Objectives:

  1. Inspire the next generation about science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
  2. Share an iconic research and development programme with a global audience.
  3. Set a new World Land Speed Record of 1000 mph.

Mission Statement:

Create a unique, high-technology project, focused around a 1000 mph World Land Speed Record attempt. Share this Engineering Adventure with a global audience and inspire the next generation by bringing science, technology, engineering and mathematics to life in the most exciting way possible.
 

Bloodhound TV

Latest TV episode

How do you keep a 1,000mph car on the ground?

Find out how BLOODHOUND SSC uses wings to keep it skimming along the ground. World Record speed windsurfer Zara Davis helps explain the theory behind how a wing works.

PhotosLatest Updates

  • Infographic: Astounding facts
  • Runway wheels by Castle Precision Engineering
  • Runway wheels by Castle Precision Engineering
  • Runway wheels by Castle Precision Engineering

Bloodhound Project

Latest Blog

Andy Green’s Diary – September 2014

The assembly of the world’s first 1000 mph Car continues at the BLOODHOUND Technical Centre near Bristol. It started over a year ago, with the build of the lower chassis, seen in timelapse in this video. We’re now fitting the chassis with hydraulics, electrics, gearboxes and other components. Every time I see bits of this process, I’m amazed at the sheer complexity of the task.