Articles tagged Andy Green

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Dieselmax

Fast diesel road cars, a diesel Le Mans winner. What next, a diesel Land Speed Record car? That's how JCB decided to showcase its skills, with the fastest man in the world at the wheel Words: Keith Howard. Photography: JCB On 22 and 23 August this year at Bonneville's famous salt flats, Andy Green added a second Land Speed Record to his CV when he drove JCB's Dieselmax to new FIA-approved records...

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Ed Foster

Great British 'bike offA British team is out to break 400mph on two wheels - no easy task even with World Superbike Champion James Toseland aboard Very few people have been faster than 400mph on land. The 'Bonneville 400' club lists the likes of Art Arfons (576.553mph), Donald Campbell (403.100mph), Andy Green (763.035mph) and Richard Noble (633.468mph), but there's no one in the 14-strong list...

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Events of the month

Eco Targo Florio: Sicily, Italy In May 2012 I received a letter out of the blue from Sandro Binelli, Chairman of MAC Group, inviting me to take part in a new historic presentation of the Targa Florio. The Porsche museum from Stuttgart then decided to enter five historic cars, including a 1958 356 1600S Speedster for Hans Herrmann and a 1956 356 1600 Speedster for me. We would share three...

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ALL SYSTEMS GO!

L SYST f' \treisoB0000dnound towards goa successfu rocKet test ED FOSTER 1000mph on land — that's what the team behind the Bloodhound SSC Land Speed Record car hopes to achieve in 2014. It's a massive target, as any of the Bloodhound team will tell you. The current record, which was set by Thrust SSC in 1997, is 763mph. However, the extra 237mph needed to break the 1000mph barrier means employing...

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Jet junkie

For '60s speed king Art Afrons, the lure of the Bonneville Flats will never wane. David Tremayne on the 'Junkyard genius of the Jet-set' When Craig Breedlove and Andy Green wage their supersonic duel later this year, a 71-year-old speed king will, at least in spirit, be riding with them, reliving his own glory days of the '60s. Arthur Eugene Arfons became hooked on drag racing in 1954 and his...

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