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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It is at the Hakskeen Pan in the Mier area of the Northern Cape, South Africa - where the Bloodhound could break the record for the fastest speed on land, reaching 1000mph.

For now, it will be driven in public, for the first time, in Newquay, Cornwall reaching 200mph.

You can watch history being made LIVE below:

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