Colin Furze will from Stamford in Lincolnshire will aim to break the current world record of 30mph on October 14 at Shakespeare Country Raceway, near Stratford-upon-Avon where he hopes to get up to speeds of 50 mph.
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The announcement comes a day after a ballot for action by catering supply staff on the West Coast route was launched in a dispute over pay.
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