Mike Akatiff and Rocky Robinson took the TOP 1 ACK ATTACK to the heights of the Bolivian Andes, rolling onto the Salar De Uyuni salt flats with the intention to exceed 400 mph and shatter the team’s own LSR mark.
Valerie Thompson and Denis Manning will return to the Bonneville salt flats this coming weekend with the aim of breaking the land speed record of 376.36 mph with the Team “7” Streamliner (aka BUB 7).
Mike Akatiff is headed to Bolivia’s Salar de Uyuni salt flats, for the Top of the World Landspeed Trial on August 3-8, 2017. The goal is to exceed 400 mph.
The latest certification run of the Triumph Motorcycles Land Speed Record attempt was stymied by difficult course conditions.
The Genovation Extreme Electric car (GXE) made history on July 28, 2016 by breaking the land speed record for a street legal all-electric vehicle.
Campbell left a legacy of records broken through sheer determination and the boldness to go faster than anyone; the word “slow” will never be in the same breath as Donald Campbell.
Andy Greene OBE is the current Guinness World Record holder for land speed and Richard Noble OBE is the record holder from 1983-1997. Watch as these daredevils breakdown what it takes to go over 700 MPH on land.
Mickey Thompson’s 1968 Challenger II streamliner is currently being restored and used to break the piston driven world land speed record.