ThrustSSCThrustSSC (SuperSonic Car) is a British designed and built jet propelled car designed by Richard Noble and Ron Ayers, which holds the world land speed record.
ThrustSSC at Black Rock Desert,
The team with ThrustSSC.
After the record breaking ThrustSSC run the World Motor Sport Council released the following message:
'''The World Motor Sport Council homologated the new world land speed records set by the team ThrustSSC of Richard Noble, driver Andy Green, on 15 October 1997 at Black Rock Desert, Nevada (USA).
This is the first time in history that a land vehicle has exceeded the speed of sound. The new records are as follows:
Flying mile 1227.985 km/h (763.035 mph)
Flying kilometre 1223.657 km/h (760.343 mph)
In setting the record, the sound barrier was broken in both the north and south runs.
Paris, 11 November 1997''