Bloodhound: supersonic car reaching a record-breaking speed

The Bristol-built supersonic car known as the Bloodhound is set to be launched on Thursday, 16 October in Newquay, Cornwall.

The much-anticipated racer is aiming to break world records by eventually reaching speeds of more than 1,000 miles per hour.

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Prime Minister says UK will be 'proud' of Bloodhound SSC team

Tomorrow, 26 October, the international spotlight will be on a Bristol-built supercar, hoping to become the world's fastest, as it's tested in public for the first time.

The Bloodhound is due to eventually speed along the South African desert at a 1000 miles per hour.

Earlier today, the project received the blessing of the Prime Minister, who said it shows what a leader in sciences and innovation the UK is.

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