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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

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1,100mph wheel spin test

On 6th June 2014, the BLOODHOUND Team passed a huge milestone, five years in the making. They successfully completed a spin test of the first of the supersonic machine’s four wheels. 

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

Bloodhound Project

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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.