RICHARD BROWN WROTE: "The video shows run 5 on the salt flats, this was the first run we made averaging over 300MPH, with a peak of 335MPH. Initially you will see the the bike being towed for a short distance followed by a release signal and the tow truck swerving off line, the bike is then coasting at about 40MPH during which time I retract the skids and await the "In zone" signal that tells me I have reached the optimum position relative to the timming traps to ignite the rocket motor, take a look at the speed the mountains in the background are passing by!
[ORIGINAL HQ] Eric Teboul - Rocket Bike 5.232 seconds (WORLD RECORD!) Santa Pod 2010 FIA Main Event
Eric Teboul (France) setting a new world record for the fastest thing on 2
wheels over 1/4 mile.. 5.232 seconds @ 249mph. Santa Pod Raceway
Sorry about the Ads. YouTube have put those on as the music is copyright (I
guess that's how they pay the royalties)
Skip to 1:45 to see the run, the first 1m 45 is build up and preparation.
Bike is powered by Hydrogen Peroxide
Mazda RX-7 Crash at 225 MPH!!
Bonneville Salt Flats:
3rd gen Mazda RX-7 race car trying to beat the land speed record for a
At this speed, the tire patch that is touching the ground is LESS than the
width of your index finger across each tire.
Furthermore each patch is encountering dust and small sand-like particles
often. If you could keep the pace with this car and remain standing next
to it, you could reach over and push it away from you sideways with little
The announcer claims that an additional burst of oxygen in the fuel causes
a loss of control, but in all likelyhood, the wind just changes ever so
slightly, or began to blow (even lightly) and it was actually this that
nudged the cars nose off by just enough to start a flat spin.
Yes, a flat spin, like an airplane goes into!
No rudder on this vehicle, so no control!
In the memory of Herbert Burt Munro, rare pics of him.
200 MPH Motorcycle Crash
wiped out twice while trying to set a world record
ROCKET BIKE BONNEVILLE 1999 PEAK SPEED 365 mph
A MINIATURE CAMERA FITTED BETWEEN THE ExhaustS OF A ROCKET POWERED BIKE DRIVEN BY
RICHARD (ROCKET MAN) BROWN FILMED AND RECORDED BY LINDSAY DODD
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/188755.stm THE RECORD ATTEMPT WAS
UNSUCCESSFUL BUT THERE IS NO DOUBT THAT THE ROCKET POWERED BIKE PEAKED AT
365mph! http://www.billet.co.uk/links.htm MORE INFO HERE AT RICHARD BROWN'S
aa31c The Markers are approximately one quarter of a mile apart
Confederate Wraith at Bonneville Salt Flats 2004 (music)
Chris Roberts requiem tribute - First Confederate Wraith prototype
motorcycle with aircraft inspired carbon fiber and aluminum chassis, makes
it's maiden voyage on the historic Bonneville Speedway. Ridden by the late
278.6mph, 448.36km/h, Worlds Fastest Turbo Charged Hayabusa Streetbike. On-board Video
At the Texas Mile, October 2010, Bill Warner of Wild Bros Racing goes 278.6
mph in a standing start mile, on a 650rwhp turbo charged Suzuki Hayabusa Streetbike. On board
video taken facing rearward using an AiM Sports SmartyCam with in-video
display of GPS speed. (sample rate of the in camera GPS does not allow
recording of the top speed that was set in the timing traps)
Bonneville 07 Turbo Hayabusa
The turbo Suzuki Hayabusa of Heads Up
Performance (headsupturbos.com) sets
records at SCTA-BNI Bonneville Speedweek in August 2007.
Rider Scott Horner and team Horner/Thompson set two records for unfaired
They bumped the existing record in the 1350cc M-BF class from 186.574 mph
to 205.589 mph two way average and the 1350cc M-BG from a 195.271 mph
record to 209.793 mph two way average.
The 209 record earned Scott a place in history with induction into the
prestigious Bonneville 200 MPH Club.
The 205 mph record still stands, the 209 record was exceeded later in the
Scott reached a top average speed of 213.373 mph during the event with a
peak of 216 on GPS. He gave much credit to the APEX Speed Technology ECU
for a solid week of thrashing his bike with no issues. APEX also supplied
the ChaseCam PDR100 that provided the on bike footage. apexspeedtech.com
In July, Scott entered the El Mirage 200 MPH Club when he bumped a record
of 202.107 set in 1999 to 206.761 mph. Scott became only the 18th person
in the history of Land Speed Racing ANYWHERE to set a record in excess of
200 mph on a "naked" motorcycle. (naked200mph.com)
Thrust SSC | SSC | Thrust SSC : Breaking The Sound Barrier
A Short Video of the Thrust SSC. Thrust SSC broke the sound barrier back in
October 15, 1997. It achieved a speed of 1,228 km/h (763 mph) and the SSC
became the first land vehicle to officially break the sound barrier. Thrust
SSC also has the the manned land speed record under its belt and has not
been beaten to this day.
The twin engines developed a thrust of 223 kN (50,000 lbf) and burned
around 4 Imperial gallons per second (18.2 l/s or 4.8 US gallons/s).