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Spirit of America Announced

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Spirit of America Announced

Craig Breedlove, the first driver to set land speed records over 400, 500, and 600 mph, all in jet-powered cars that he designed and built himself, has a huge new land speed goal in his sights: One Thousand miles per hour. Traveling a mile in 3.6 seconds, making shock waves in the air at Mach 1.3. This astonishing speed is well beyond the current absolute land speed record, held by England’s Andy Green and the Thrust SSC team led by another land speed legend, Richard Noble. The record today is 763.035 mph, and it set a permanent milestone as the first land speed record that is faster than the speed of sound. This record has stood since 1997 as the pinnacle of automotive speed: The Fastest Car in the World. Why are we targeting 1,000 mph?...

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