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Land speed record breakers

Richard L. Knudson

Land speed record breakers

by Richard L. Knudson

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Published by Lerner Publications Co. in Minneapolis, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Automobiles, Racing -- Speed records -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Automobiles, Racing -- Speed records -- History.

  • About the Edition

    Relates the adventures of drivers who have sought to break the record for the fastest known speed for a car driven on land.

    Edition Notes

    StatementRichard L. Knudson.
    SeriesSuperwheels and thrill sports, Superwheels & thrill sports.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1030 .K58 1981
    The Physical Object
    Pagination47 p. :
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4102953M
    ISBN 100822504383
    LC Control Number80017506
    OCLC/WorldCa6422557

    The British land speed record is the fastest land speed achieved by a vehicle in the United Kingdom, as opposed to one on water or in the air. It is standardised as the speed over a course of fixed length, averaged over two runs in opposite directions. Historical records. On 25 September , Malcolm.   Saturday, 3 November Review: Record Breakers through to the land speed record, railway technology and most expensive yacht! The book also covers largest machines, wonder walls and breathtaking bridges, not to mention the world’s tallest buildings, longest tunnels and heaviest vehicles.

    Record Breakers () Plot. Showing all 1 items Jump to: Summaries (1) Summaries. The Chuckle Brothers decide to attempt feats to get them into the Guinness Book of Records, overseen by presenter Roy Castle. The jelly bean eating doesn't count and the World Land Speed Record fails when the car takes off, crashing into the world's tallest ice. 21 Jun - Explore garycoates13's board "Record breakers.." on Pinterest. See more ideas about Race cars, Vintage racing and Cool cars pins.

      : Speed and Power ( Years of Change) First Edition: Pictorial cloth with matching dust jacket. Fastest and most powerful record-breakers in the last years (trains, bikes, cars, land speed and water speed). Textured end-papers. pp., index. Full refund if .   record breaker is a well-written story in where a young teenager, jack is bored because everybody in his neighbourhood is too worried about the bombs in cuba and president kennedys assanination. while his mother wont get out of bed because of the death of his baby sister annie. jack stubles upon an american girl named kate who is willing /5.


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47 rows  The land speed record (or absolute land speed record) is the highest speed achieved by a person using a vehicle on is no single body for validation and regulation; in practice the Category C ("Special Vehicles") flying start regulations are used, officiated by regional or national organizations under the auspices of the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile.

The official land-speed record (measured over one mile) is 1, km/h ( mi/h) (Mach ), set by Andy Green (UK) on 15 October in the Black Rock Desert, Nevada, USA, in Thrust SSC. Although Thrust SSC is the first car to break the sound barrier, it is alleged that Budweiser Rocket Car, driven by Stan Barrett (US), reached a speed of 1, km/h.

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The Chuckle Brothers try to break various world records, all of which they end up failing at. Paul is reading the Guinness Book Of World Records, he notices how many jelly beans Barry eats and thinks he should go for the record of most jelly beans eaten in a minute, with Paul as his trainer what could go wrong (except everything), Paul learns that records related to eating do not.

To honor racer Jessi Combs's goal of setting the world land-speed record for women, the North American Eagle land-speed racing team has submitted one of Combs's last runs to the Guinness Book of World Records to claim the title of fastest woman on the planet.

Land speed records generally bring to mind the streamliners as the scream across the Bonneville Salt Flats at speeds of over miles per hour, but there’s actually more to setting land speed records than just the streamliners.

There are different racing categories as well as classes for the cars, the motorcycles and even the go karts and bar stools (of all things). Directed by Ken Robertson. With Roy Castle, Barry Chuckle, Paul Chuckle. The Chuckle Brothers decide to attempt feats to get them into the Guinness Book of Records, overseen by presenter Roy Castle.

The jelly bean eating doesn't count and the World Land Speed Record fails when the car takes off, crashing into the world's tallest ice sculpture and causing Actors: Roy Castle, Barry Chuckle, Paul Chuckle.

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