Video. Thirty years ago Richard Noble was the fastest man alive, setting the world land speed record in Thrust 2 - a car powered by a jet engine.
The vehicle was built - in part - on the Isle of Wight. Now, though, Richard wants to regain his crown - in a more modern version of Thrust 2 called Bloodhound. This report from Steve Clamp.
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Rain clearing east tonight for a dry but fresher day tomorrow with plenty of sunny spells.
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