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Land speed record chasers united

Opinion by Web Editor, January 6th 2017

The Bloodhound SSC project isn't the only current land speed record team with 1...

Latest issue: Pushing the limit – because it's there

Opinion by Joe Dunn, September 30th 2016

Joe Dunn looks ahead to the new issue of Motor Sport, in UK stores now About...

What happened to the LSR attempt?

Opinion by Ed Foster, September 29th 2016

A snippet of Guy Martin's record attempt in his own words, only in the new...

Bloodhound – fast but last?

Opinion by Andrew Frankel, August 31st 2016

I was five when Gary Gabelich broke the Land Speed Record in October 1970 and,...

Guy Martin record attempt delayed

Opinion by Jack Phillips, August 23rd 2016

The Guy Martin and Triumph motorcycle land speed record attempt scheduled for...

Submit your questions for Simon Taylor

Opinion by Web Editor, August 2nd 2016

The podcast has now been recorded and will be released on August 24. Simon...

Guy Martin set for record attempt

Opinion by Jack Phillips, August 1st 2016

Guy Martin and Triumph Motorcycles are to team up for a new motorcycle world...

Bloodhound's step into the unknown

Opinion by Ed Foster, September 25th 2015

On the A303 in Somerset there are quite a few hills. Some are pretty big, which...

Your opinion: The National Motor Museum

History by Andrew Frankel, September 1st 2015

The passing of Lord Edward Douglas-Scott-Montagu of Beaulieu on August 31 made...

Segrave's 1000bhp Sunbeam

Opinion by Paul Fearnley, January 29th 2015

Niki Lauda is of the opinion that a 1000bhp-plus Formula 1 car (on durable...

Inside Bloodhound's cockpit

Opinion by Ed Foster, June 17th 2014

The day before heading to the Bristol-based launch of Bloodhound SSC’s cockpit...

Looking back on Thrust2

Opinion by Rob Widdows, October 4th 2013

If the BBC was to make a situation comedy based on the activities of Mr Richard...

Roebuck's legends: Alfred Neubauer

History by Nigel Roebuck, September 19th 2013

Taken from the September 1997 issue of Motor Sport On July 17 1937, during...

Audio podcast with Richard Noble

Opinion by Ed Foster, August 8th 2013

"We deployed the parachute at 600mph and immediately you had 6g deceleration,"...

Should Birkin's Bentley go abroad?

History by Andrew Frankel, August 6th 2013

Having been far from these climes for the last three weeks, it’s entirely...

Ed Foster's highlight of the year

Opinion by Ed Foster, December 24th 2012

Pick one highlight from your entire year and condense it into one 450-word...

Bloodhound SSC engine test

Opinion by Alex Harmer, October 3rd 2012

Today, the hybrid rocket engine specially developed for the Bloodhound SSC land...

Segrave’s record-breaking anniversary

History by Gordon Kirby, March 29th 2012

Eighty-five years ago today, March 29, 1927, Major Henry Segrave became the...

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